Trustees in the news
This news archive includes links to local media features highlighting not
only our UMKC Trustees endeavors throughout the city, but also their
commitment to UMKC.
John Bluford-Nonprofit Professional of the Year
Hallmark Cards-Business Philanthropist of the Year
Thomas D. Hyde has been appointed to the Great Plains Energy Board of Directors.
UMKC Trustee and Alumni Association Governing Board member, Angela Bennett honored with Volunteer of the Year award.
John Bluford says CEO position offers 'real drama in real time'.
John Bluford calls on hospitals to recognize special role they play in health of community.
Patrick McLarney writes about how investing in UMKC builds a healthier workforce.
Ralph Reid was honored by the Kansas African American Museum during a tribute to Trailblazers.
"Tradition-Innovation: Contemporary Masters of Native American Ceramics."
Warren Erdman of Kansas City was elected to a one year term as chair of the University of Missouri Board of Curators.
Three KC Businessmen to be honored as Inspirational KC Entrepreneurs by Greater KC Business Hall of Fame.
G. Kenneth Baum, Dan Hesse and Michael Brown honored.
Tom Bloch inducted into the Mid-America Education Hall of Fame.
Angela Bennett, Thomas Hyde, John McMeel and Julie Wilson join the UMKC Trustees.
New Board of Directors: Mick Aslin and Leo Morton, New Board of Trustees:
John J. Sherman and Scott M Smith
Two Kansas City-area commercial real estate firms-Copaken White & Blitt and
First Scout Realty Advisors have reached an agreement in principle to merge
On his new single, "O.G.," Kansas City rap king Tech N9ne gives major props
to Kansas City's barbecue king, Ollie Gates, who founded the restaurant in
Ollie Gates said what he meant and he meant what he said. He said back in February that he would take over the initial phase of construction and fundraising for the Buck O'Neil education and research Center and he has kept his word.
“Doranne’s extensive experience in the corporate world along with her
strong commitment to students and their academic growth exemplifies the
caliber of faculty and teaching staff we have at the Bloch School,” notes
Teng-Kee Tan, Bloch School dean.
Tom Bloch, the former CEO of H&R Block turned public school teacher, is
being recognized at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
Hugh Zimmer has invested a lot of time in UMKC. As the 2010
Chancellor's medal recipient-the highest non-academic award presented to a
volunteer-he is working to level the playing field, providing a means for
students to reach their full potential through his volunteer efforts.
The Family of Arthur H. Stoup has given would-be litigators at the
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law a new place to polish their
skills and practice their training.