- Date of Birth:
- January 1, 1958
Tim Wolfe (born Timothy M. Wolfe in 1958 in Iowa City, Iowa) is an American administrator, former known as the president of the University of Missouri. When Tim was in the fourth grade, he moved from Iowa City to Columbia, Missouri. He played quarterback for the Rock Bridge High School team, leading them to win the class 3A Missouri state high school championships in 1975. After high school, he attended the University of Missouri, earning a bachelor’s degree in business in 1980. In 1995, he completed Harvard Business School’s advanced Management Program. In the 1980s, he worked as an IBM sales rep in Jefferson City, Missouri. He also worked for Covansys and Novell Americas. He was promoted to president of the division in 2007 and three years later, the company was bought by Attachmate. In 2012, Tim became the president of University of Missouri. He reportedly stepped down from the position following his mismanagement of a series of racist incidents that happened on the college’s Columbia campus.
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Tim Wolfe is best known as the former president of University of Missouri.
Tim is married to Molly Wolfe and they have two children together — daughter Madison and son Tyler. In Nov. 2015, the U of Missouri football team announced it would boycott all football activities unless Tim was removed from the president. Numerous racist incidents, including one student scrawling a swastika in human feces on the floor of a dorm, happened against the black population of the school. After protests and a hunger strike, Tim resigned from the position.