The leader of the University of Arkansas system on Tuesday proposed keeping a statue of the late Sen. J. William Fulbright on its flagship campus but add “contextualization” about his legacy, despite calls to remove the monument because of Fulbright’s support of segregation.
Missouri athletic director Jim Sterk will step down once a replacement is found, ending a five-year tenure that was marked by school-wide social unrest, millions of dollars in facilities upgrades and key coaching hires in football and basketball.
Dr. Tommy Burnett, who spent almost a half-century at Missouri State as a teacher and highly successful handball coach, passed away July 22 after a long battle with Parkinson's disease. His daughter and former players share their thoughts on his legacy.
The attorney general in Missouri has sued in an effort to halt a mask mandate that took effect Monday in the St. Louis area amid a rise in COVID-19 cases that are burdening a growing number of hospitals around the state.