The University of Missouri has received more than its share of media attention over the past few years, but most of that coverage has focussed on the 2015 protests in Columbia and their aftermath. In this essay, Show-Me Institute Director of Education Policy Michael McShane takes a more measured look at Missouri's university system and asks how well it is fulfilling its dual missions: education and research. Click on the link below to read the entire essay.

About the Author

Michael McShane

Mike McShane is the Director of Education Policy for the Show-Me Institute. He is a former high school teacher and earned his PhD in Education Policy at the University of Arkansas. Before coming to the Show-Me Institute, Mike worked at the American Enterprise Institute as a research fellow.