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New university system President Mun Choi receives warm welcome at UMKC

The University of Missouri System President-designate Mun Choi received a warm welcome on his first visit to Kansas City during a welcome rally Friday at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Choi, a provost at the University of Connecticut, was selected as UM System president in November. Choi, the first system president of Asian-American heritage, was selected after a nine-month national search. He officially begins his duties on March 1, 2017.

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New university system President Mun Choi receives warm welcome at UMKC

The University of Missouri System President-designate Mun Choi received a warm welcome on his first visit to Kansas City during a welcome rally Friday at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Choi, a provost at the University of Connecticut, was selected as UM System president in November. Choi, the first system president of Asian-American heritage, was selected after a nine-month national search. He officially begins his duties on March 1, 2017.
Tammy Ljungblad The Kansas City Star
New university system President Mun Choi receives warm welcome at UMKC 1:49

New university system President Mun Choi receives warm welcome at UMKC

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