The UM System-wide hiring freeze will not apply to fully-funded grant and contract positions, fully-endowed positions or work study student positions at MU, Chancellor Brady Deaton said in a e-mail Tuesday.
No other positions will be filled unless the department can meet at least one of seven criteria showing sufficient need for the position. High-level administrators will have final say in approving new hires.
Here’s the text of Deaton’s e-mail.
Here’s the Missourian story.