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University College Dean Dr. Howard Gilson posing for a professional headshot.

Dr. Howard Gibson Selected as Lincoln University of Missouri Dean of University College and Associate Provost of Undergraduate Education

June 17, 2024

Lincoln University of Missouri has selected Dr. Howard O. Gibson as the dean of University College and associate provost of undergraduate...

University News Press Release
Attendees, Lester and Pam Mason, speak with Poultry Extension State Specialist Tatijana Fisher, Ph.D., about chicken keeping, proper nutrition and management at the recent Carver Farm Field Day.

LU’s Carver Farm Field Day Enhances Agricultural Outreach

June 14, 2024

On Tuesday, June 10, Lincoln University (LU) hosted the second annual Carver Farm Field Day, spotlighting its latest advancements in modern...

Cooperative Extension Press Release
Lincoln University receives over a $2 million USDA NIFA investment to advance agricultural research and community health, reinforcing LU’s commitment to sustainability and innovation.

Advancing Science: Lincoln University Cooperative Research Secures $2 Million for Agricultural and Environmental Studies

June 13, 2024

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced a $2,198,015 investment in Lincoln University Cooperative Research (LUCR) to...

Cooperative Extension
Dr. Ashton Cleveland, Chief Operating Officer at Lincoln University, smiling in a professional portrait with the university logo.

Dr. Ashton Cleveland Selected as Lincoln University of Missouri’s Chief Operating Officer

June 13, 2024

Lincoln University of Missouri has selected Dr. Ashton Cleveland as the chief operating officer (COO), a new position within the university’s...

University News Press Release
Anthony Reed, Lincoln University's College of Agriculture, Environmental and Human Sciences newest associate extension administrator.

Lincoln University of Missouri Welcomes New Associate Extension Administrator Anthony Reed

June 04, 2024

Lincoln University’s College of Agriculture, Environmental and Human Sciences (CAEHS) has selected Anthony Reed as the new associate...

University News Cooperative Extension
Lincoln Univeristy of Missouri fall 2023 graduate Maddison Welker has been awarded with the Missouri Teacher Leader of Tomorrow (MTLT) Award for the 2023-24 academic year.

Lincoln University Graduate Maddison Welker Wins Missouri Teacher Leader of Tomorrow Award

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Maddison Welker, a recent graduate of Lincoln University, has been honored with the Missouri Teacher Leader of Tomorrow (MTLT) Award for the...

Alumni
Dr. Danisha Williams, the Executive Director of Enrollment Management at Lincoln University, is pictured sitting at her desk, smiling confidently.

Dr. Danisha Williams Selected as Lincoln University of Missouri’s Executive Director of Enrollment Management

June 18, 2024

Lincoln University of Missouri has promoted Dr. Danisha Williams to the role of executive director of enrollment management, effective July 1,...

University News Press Release
Over the past three years, Lincoln University of Missouri students' academic standing has substantially improved. Photo: LU Class of 2024 graduates celebrate their success on commencement day in May.

Lincoln University of Missouri Celebrates Significant Academic Improvements Over the Last Three Years

May 30, 2024

Lincoln University is proud to announce a substantial improvement in the academic standing of its full-time, main-campus student population over...

University News
The Soldiers’ Memorial Plaza on Lincoln University of Missouri’s campus quadrangle pays artistic tribute to the vision of the men of the 62nd and 65th Regiments and the embodiment of their dream.

Ed Dwight, Sculptor of Lincoln’s Soldiers’ Memorial, Becomes Oldest Astronaut at 90

May 30, 2024

At 90 years old, Ed Dwight, the sculptor of Lincoln University of Missouri’s Soldiers’ Memorial, has become the oldest person ever to...

University News
Man painting pottery in front of brick wall.

Lincoln University of Missouri Graduates Eight New Law Enforcement Officers

May 29, 2024

Lincoln University of Missouri graduated eight new law enforcement professionals at a commencement ceremony on May 10, 2024, in Pawley Theatre in...

University News Press Release
Image showing the text "SPRING 2024 DEAN'S LIST" at the top, with "LINCOLN UNIVERSITY" below, featuring a stylized tiger mascot in the middle.

Lincoln University of Missouri Announces Spring 2024 Dean’s List

May 24, 2024

Lincoln University of Missouri is pleased to announce the spring 2024 Dean’s List honorees. The Dean’s List comprises full-time...

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Field at Carver Farm, Lincoln University of Missouri, with vibrant wildflowers and greenery in the foreground and farm buildings in the background.

Register Online for the 2nd Annual Carver Farm Field Day at Lincoln University

May 23, 2024

Discover how cutting-edge research and sustainable practices transform agriculture at Lincoln University’s Cooperative Extension and Research...

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Lincoln University of Missouri's newly commissioned cadets. Photo credit: Sophie Haight, LU wellness major. 

Lincoln University of Missouri Commissions Two New U.S. Army Officers at Spring 2024 ROTC Commissioning Ceremony

May 17, 2024

On Friday, May 10, Lincoln University of Missouri held its Army ROTC Commissioning Ceremony in Pawley Theatre, where two students — Brendan...

Students
Lincoln University of Missouri celebrated the graduation of the Class of 2024 on Saturday, May 11, 2024.

Lincoln University of Missouri Honors Class of 2024 at Commencement Ceremonies

May 14, 2024

Lincoln University of Missouri celebrated the graduation of the Class of 2024 on Saturday, May 11, 2024. The commencement ceremonies took place in...

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(Left) MyRiah McCabe, Layla White, Abby Sweezer stand with their advisor Kim Cash (right) after the awards ceremony.

Lincoln University Showcases Agricultural Excellence at the 21st ARD Research Symposium

May 13, 2024

Lincoln University of Missouri (LU), a member of the Association of Research Directors (ARD)— comprised of 19 autonomous 1890 land-grant...

Students
Lionel Harris, the Lincoln University Chicago alumni chapter president, welcomes students Nia Walker and Jackson Black to the shores of Lake Michigan.

LU Students Selected to Present Research at the Annual Midwest Political Science Association Conference 2024

May 09, 2024

Lincoln University of Missouri recently showcased the academic expertise of its political science program as it sent two undergraduate students,...

Students Academics
Missouri Growers Association members attend a high tunnel workshop in Versailles, Mo., on June 15, 2023. The organization will lead additional training workshops in 2024.

Support from Lincoln University Positions Missouri Growers Association as a Resource for Missouri Farmers and Specialty Crops Producers

May 07, 2024

Lincoln University of Missouri has relaunched its partnership with the Missouri Growers Association to support farmers by providing essential...

Cooperative Extension
LU students recognized during the induction into the Omega Pi chapter of Sigma Tau Delta! These Lincoln University students exemplify academic excellence and dedication to English language and literature.

Lincoln University Students Inducted into Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society

May 01, 2024

Five Lincoln University of Missouri students were recently inducted into the Omega Pi chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honor...

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Honors Convocation recognizes students’ top achievements of the year.

Lincoln University Celebrates Top Academic Achievements at 2024 Honors Convocation

May 01, 2024

Lincoln University students, faculty, staff, family and friends celebrated the achievements of the university’s top academic students at the...

University News Students Press Release
The 2024 Spring Reading Series was held in Pawley Theatre on April 23, 2024. Left to right: Sara Henning, Professor Eli Burrell and Ron A. Austin.

Spring Into Literature: Lincoln University’s 2024 Spring Reading Series

April 30, 2024

Lincoln University of Missouri will present its 2024 Spring Reading Series on April 23, 2024, at 6:15 p.m. in Pawley Theatre. Sponsored by the...

Academics
On April 25, Lincoln University of Missouri unveiled the new Innovation Lounge in Schweich Hall — a project made possible by the Home Depot Retool Your School grant.

Lincoln University of Missouri Unveils New Student Innovation Lounge

April 30, 2024

Lincoln University of Missouri unveiled a new student Innovation Lounge during a ribbon-cutting ceremony on April 25. The lounge, funded by a Home...

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Lincoln University of Missouri (LU) and Morris Brown College (MBC) have formalized a memorandum of understanding that will provide MBC students with the opportunity to pursue graduate degrees through LU Online.

Lincoln University of Missouri and Morris Brown College Forge Partnership to Boost Student Success

April 29, 2024

Lincoln University of Missouri (LU) and Morris Brown College (MBC) have formalized a memorandum of understanding (MOU) aimed at enriching...

University News
The Lincoln University of Missouri Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention (RSVP) Center officially opened on April 23, 2024.

Empowering Change: Lincoln University of Missouri Launches Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention (RSVP) Center

April 29, 2024

On April 23, 2024, Lincoln University of Missouri celebrated the inauguration of its Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention (RSVP) Center with...

University News
INC’s Nadine Donovan (left) and SCP team members Joshua Lawrence, Sue Bartelette, Tina Wurth, Chyler Hughes and Nadia Navarrete-Tindall (right) welcome the public to Earth Day Festival.

Nurturing Nature: The Impact of Native Plants on Kansas City’s Urban Gardens and Farms

April 29, 2024

Lincoln University Cooperative Extension (LUCE) partnered with the Ivanhoe Neighborhood Council (INC), a not-for-profit community improvement...

Cooperative Extension
Lincoln University of Missouri will celebrate commencement for the Class of 2024 on Saturday, May 11, 2024.

Lincoln University of Missouri to Celebrate Class of 2024 Commencement May 11

April 26, 2024

Lincoln University of Missouri will celebrate commencement for the Class of 2024 on Saturday, May 11, 2024. Divided by schools, all commencement...

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“Working in academia has become the most unimaginably gratifying and beautiful byproduct of a career in writing.” — Elijah Burrell, Lincoln University of Missouri English professor.

Ink and Inspiration: Lincoln University’s Elijah Burrell's Journey to Poetic Success

April 26, 2024

Lincoln University of Missouri English professor Elijah Burrell has published a new book of poetry. In this feature, read about his unique...

Faculty/Staff
Senior biology major Samuel Ingoli, along with coauthor Dr. Manish Singh, assistant professor of chemistry, presented their at the Missouri Academy of Science Conference.

Lincoln University of Missouri Biology Students Present Research at Missouri Academy of Science Conference

April 23, 2024

Two Lincoln University of Missouri students presented their research at the Missouri Academy of Science Conference, hosted at Missouri Western...

Students
Lincoln University of Missouri 2020 graduate Kieron Walquist has been selected for two prestigious creative writing fellowships — one with the Monson Arts Center in Monson, Maine, and another with the Vermont Studio Center.

Lincoln University Graduate Kieron Walquist Selected for Prestigious Creative Writing Fellowships

April 22, 2024

Kieron Walquist, a Lincoln University of Missouri 2020 graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in English with an emphasis in creative writing, has been...

Alumni English
Lincoln University of Missouri students Max McCarthy, Nia Walker and Alannah Wade were inducted in Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honor Society.

Lincoln University Students Inducted into Pi Sigma Alpha, National Political Science Honor Society

April 19, 2024

Three Lincoln University of Missouri students — Max McCarthy from Jefferson City, Missouri, Nia Walker from Lees Summit, Missouri, and...

Students
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Investigation FAQs

April 18, 2024

The loss of Lincoln University’s Vice President of Student Affairs, Dr. Antoinette “Bonnie” Candia-Bailey, earlier this year is a...

University News
Lincoln University student Ari Starks won first place at the Show Your Stripes Research Showcase for his paper titled, “Blackness and Transness: A Dive into a Unique and Introspective World.” Certificates were presented by event organizer and director of Page Library, Jake Durham.

Fostering Academic and Professional Growth: Lincoln University of Missouri Show Your Stripes Research Showcase 2024

April 12, 2024

On Wednesday, April 3, and Thursday, April 4, Inman E. Page Library at Lincoln University of Missouri hosted the third Show Your Stripes...

Students
Lincoln University students performed poetry in honor of Sexual Violence Awareness Month for the inaugural “Take a Stand” Poetry Slam.

Empowered Voices: Lincoln University’s Inaugural “Take a Stand” Poetry Slam

April 12, 2024

The Lincoln University of Missouri RSVP Center and Engage hosted the first “Take a Stand” Poetry Slam on Tuesday, April 9, at...

Students
The Clothesline Project exhibit showcases t-shirts designed by survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking. Visit the exhibit on Tuesday, April 23, 2024, from 5:15-7 p.m., in the SUC Ballroom.

Empowering Survivors: Visit the Lincoln University of Missouri Clothesline Project Exhibit April 23

April 08, 2024

Join us in recognizing National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) and the opening of Lincoln University of Missouri’s Relationship...

Students Press Release
Senior Makayla Williams and sophomore Alicia Malone presented their research at the Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors’ 41st Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Lincoln University of Missouri Students Attend Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors 41st Annual Conference

April 02, 2024

Two Lincoln University of Missouri social work students — Makayla Williams and Alicia Malone — participated in the Association of...

Students
Tim Abney, newly appointed Interim Athletic Director at Lincoln University.

Lincoln University Names Tim Abney as Interim Athletic Director

April 01, 2024

Lincoln University has named Tim Abney as Interim Director of Athletics following the departure of Dr. Kevin Wilson, who served as Vice President...

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Man painting pottery in front of brick wall.

Read the Lewis Rice Investigators' Executive Summary

March 25, 2024

Please read the executive summary submitted to the Board of Curators by Lewis Rice following the firm's independent investigation. This...

Press Release
 Assistant Professor of Political Science Dr. Elizabeth Dorssom published Missouri State Politics: Government in the Show-Me State on January 25, 2024.

Lincoln University of Missouri’s Dr. Elizabeth Dorssom Publishes New Book on Missouri State Politics

March 25, 2024

Lincoln University of Missouri’s Dr. Elizabeth Dorssom, assistant professor of political science, recently published a new book —...

Faculty/Staff
Lincoln University of Missouri

Statement from the Board of Curators

March 21, 2024

The Lincoln University of Missouri Board of Curators has sent an open letter on the conclusion of the independent investigation.

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The Lincoln University of Missouri's 2024 Safety and Security Expo 2024, hosted by the Lincoln University of Missouri Security Sciences Institute, will take place on April 12, 2024, at The LINC.

Lincoln University of Missouri’s 2024 Safety and Security Expo Set for April 12, 2024

March 21, 2024

The Lincoln University of Missouri's 2024 Safety and Security Expo 2024, hosted by the Lincoln University of Missouri Security Sciences...

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Students assess sheep, goats, pigs and cows at various stations during livestock evaluations.

Cultivating Excellence at Lincoln University’s FFA Career Development Experience

March 20, 2024

Over 750 high school students gathered to compete at Lincoln University's College of Agriculture, Environmental and Human Sciences (LUCAEHS)...

Cooperative Extension Students
Students engaged in a live demonstration of the New Zealand shearing technique.

Preserving Tradition: Sheep Shearing School Draws Enthusiasts from Across the Midwest

March 13, 2024

In dedication to carrying on an age-old craft, small sheep producers from Missouri, Arkansas, Kansas, and Illinois gathered at the George...

Cooperative Extension Faculty/Staff Community
Dr. Troy Frank, associate professor of business at Lincoln University of Missouri, has been recognized with the prestigious 2024 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Education. Left to right: Dr. Elizabeth Kennedy, vice chair of COPHE and president of Missouri Western University, Dr. Frank and Carlos Graham from Campus, Community and Government Relations.

LU Professor of Business Dr. Troy Frank Wins 2024 Governor’s Award for Excellence

March 13, 2024

Lincoln University of Missouri Professor of Business Dr. Troy Frank has been honored with the 2024 Governor’s Award for Excellence in...

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Lincoln University of Missouri participated in Cyber STL Day at the Cortex CIC, located in the Microsoft Technology Center in St. Louis, Missouri, on February 23.

Empowering Cybersecurity Education: Lincoln University's Success at Cyber STL Day and Future Opportunities with Ameren Missouri's Support

March 11, 2024

On Friday, February 23, Lincoln University of Missouri participated in Cyber STL Day at the Cortex CIC, located in the Microsoft Technology Center...

Students Press Release
Sarah Eber, LUCE's human health and nutrition program coordinator, demonstrates the art of preparing a vibrant and nutritious meal during the Plant, Grow, Eat, Be Healthy workshop series.

Plant, Grow, Eat, Be Healthy Workshop Series Nurtures Community Wellness  

March 06, 2024

In partnership with Lincoln University Cooperative Extension (LUCE), Building Community Bridges (BCB), a nonprofit community organization, launched...

Students Cooperative Extension
Lincoln University of Missouri will host the Lincoln NASA-USDA STEAM Summer Camp July 6-14, 2024.

Lincoln University of Missouri to Host NASA STEAM Summer Camp July 6-14

March 03, 2024

Lincoln University of Missouri will host the Lincoln NASA-USDA STEAM Summer Camp July 6-14, 2024. This free, nine-day residential summer camp will...

Press Release
Embark on your educational journey with Lincoln University of Missouri's online graduate programs, offering flexibility and excellence.

Online Graduate Degree Programs at Lincoln University — Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2024!

February 19, 2024

Now accepting applications for fall 2024, online degree options at Lincoln University of Missouri (LU Online) provide students with the flexibility...

Academics University News Press Release
On Valentine’s Day, Wednesday, February 14, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the SUC Ballroom, Lincoln University will celebrate Giving Hearts Day, the first initiative of the Becoming a Healthier LU program.

Spread Love, Positivity and Wellness with Lincoln University’s Giving Hearts Day  

February 13, 2024

Spread love and positivity at Lincoln University as we celebrate Giving Hearts Day, the first initiative of the Becoming a Healthier LU program, on...

Students University News
Lincoln University of Missouri student Travis Barrett

Lincoln University Student Paper Accepted for Publication in Cambridge Journal of Human Behavior

February 11, 2024

Lincoln University student Travis Barrett has achieved the notable accomplishment of having his research paper, “The Risk of a New Henrietta...

Academics Students
Dr. Ivory Toldson, national director of Education Innovation and Research for the NAACP and former executive director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, delivered the keynote address during Lincoln University’s Founders’ Day 2024 celebration. (photo credit: News Tribune)

Lincoln University Honors the Legacy of their Founders and Looks Toward the Future at Founders’ Day 2024

February 09, 2024

Lincoln University of Missouri celebrated 158 years of education during the 2024 Founders' Day celebration. The legacy of the 62nd and 65th...

Alumni University News Press Release
Earl and Bille Coachman, along with Billie’s mother, Frances Regina Robinson, are honored by Acting President Dr. Stevie Lawrence II as the 2024 Family of the Year. Ryan Pivoney, Jefferson City News Tribune. 

Legacy and Dedication: Earl and Billie Coachman Honored as 2024 Family of the Year

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Earl and Bille Coachman, Lincoln University of Missouri’s Family of the Year, were recognized at the 2024 Founders’ Day Convocation in...

Alumni University News
Dr. Ivory Toldson will be the keynote speaker for Lincoln University’s 2024 Founders’ Day celebration on February 8.

Former Executive Director of White House Initiative on HBCUs to Headline Lincoln University’s 2024 Founders’ Day Celebration

January 29, 2024

Dr. Ivory Toldson, National Director of Education Innovation and Research for the NAACP and former executive director of the White House Initiative...

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Photo of Dr. Flickfinger's Research

Exploring the Viability of Freshwater Prawns in Fish Farming: Internship Plans for Students from the Federal University of Pará at Lincoln University

January 25, 2024

Dr. Dallas Flickinger, an aquaculture assistant professor at Lincoln University of Missouri (LU), is exploring innovative and viable advancements...

Academics Cooperative Research
Dr. Dorssom’s chapter is titled, “Train the Trainer: A Field Experiment Workshop for Graduate Students & Faculty.”

Lincoln University’s Dr. Elizabeth Dorssom Published in Teaching Experimental Political Science

January 22, 2024

The writing of Lincoln University’s Dr. Elizabeth Dorssom, assistant professor of political science, is featured in the new book, Teaching...

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Lincoln University’s Board of Curators has engaged a team of attorneys in the Higher Education Practice Group of Lewis Rice to conduct an independent review.

Statement from the Lincoln University Board of Curators on Independent Review

January 18, 2024

Lincoln University’s Board of Curators has engaged a team of attorneys led by Ronald Norwood and Jerina Phillips in the Higher Education...

Press Release University News
The State FFA Officer Team takes a group photo together at Lincoln University before traveling to other Greenhand Conferences across the state.

Rising Leaders: More than 300 FFA Members Attend Greenhand Motivational Conference at LU

January 17, 2024

More than 300 first-year Future Farmers of America (FFA) students from 21 high schools journeyed to Lincoln University of Missouri (LU) to attend...

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Dr. Brian Norris’s Foreign Policy class and Dr. Elizabeth Dorssom’s American Executive & Congress class traveled to the White House Decision Center to participate in a simulation.

Lincoln University of Missouri Students Participate in a Simulation at the White House Decision Center

January 16, 2024

During fall semester 2023, Dr. Brian Norris’s Foreign Policy class and Dr. Elizabeth Dorssom’s American Executive & Congress class...

Academics Students
Lincoln University announces interim leadership and administrative changes in the Divisions of Academic and Student Affairs.

Interim Leadership & Administrative Changes in the Divisions of Academic and Student Affairs

January 15, 2024

Effective January 15, 2024, Lincoln University announces the following leadership changes: Dr. DeNeia Thomas becomes Acting Provost, Dr. Jennifer...

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Statement from the Lincoln University Board of Curators

Statement from the Lincoln University Board of Curators

January 12, 2024

Lincoln University’s Board of Curators plans to engage a third-party expert to fully review potential personnel issues and concerns recently...

Press Release
Dr. Antoinette “Bonnie” Candia-Bailey.

Passing of Dr. Antoinette “Bonnie” Candia-Bailey

January 11, 2024

The Lincoln University community is mourning the loss of beloved alum and leader Dr. Antoinette “Bonnie” Candia-Bailey.

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Counseling Services Available for Lincoln University of Missouri students, faculty and staff

Counseling Services Available

January 11, 2024

The mental health and well-being of Lincoln University of Missouri students, staff, and faculty is our utmost concern in times like these and...

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Lincoln University of Missouri announces the Fall 2023 Dean's List.

Lincoln University of Missouri Announces Fall 2023 Dean’s List

January 09, 2024

Lincoln University of Missouri is pleased to announce the fall 2023 Dean’s List honorees. The Dean’s List comprises full-time...

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