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Missouri system president Tim Wolfe announced his resignation at a MU Board of Curators meeting Monday morning.

Wolfe argued his resignation would not effect change in and of itself, but accepted his role as a sacrificial lamb. “This is not the way we achieve change,” Wolfe said. “Change comes from listening, learning and conversation.” Change also came – quickly – after the football team became involved. 

Shortly after Wolfe’s announcement, MU graduate student Jonathan Butler – whose now week-long hunger strike started the movement toward Wolfe’s removal and gained the football team’s attention – tweeted he would begin eating.

Gary Pinkel stated Sunday his team’s strike was tied to Butler’s hunger strike so the ending of one meant the end of  the other.

As always, stay tuned to The Scoop for the latest.

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