Catalyst Magazine

Dr. Perman’s Lasting Legacy

With a focus on collaboration, community, and civility, Dr. Jay Perman’s presidency made an impact that continues to resonate at UMB.

Chancellor Perman Reflects on His Tenure Leading UMB

He discusses what he hopes UMB community members remember about his tenure, his favorite part about being UMB president, and his work as USM chancellor.

Dr. Perman’s Presidency: Five Ways He Made an Impact

From the BioPark to 'MPower' to UMB's facilities, here are ways that Dr. Perman's work at UMB is still being felt.

The President’s Message

Thank you, Chancellor Perman, for setting the stage that makes UMB a magnet for innovation, talent, and — most of all — folks committed to our communities, writes President Jarrell.

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Lynne Henry, Laura Kozak, Larry Kushner, Jennifer Litchman, Thomas Sullivan, Kate Tafelski


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Chris Zang

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