Executive search firm Buffkin / Baker has been chosen to recruit the next general counsel for the University of Missouri (MU) in Columbia. Leading the assignment is Martin M. Baker, managing partner. Last month general counsel Steve Owens announced his plans to step down in March. Board curator chair Darryl Chatman appointed a search committee, which will be led by curator Robin Wenneker.
The general counsel reports directly to the board and is charged with providing legal advice and service to the board and the university. “This a critical position for the university and one that requires an extensive, thorough search,”