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New UMKC Vice Chancellor for Research Shares Vision for Bright Future

Posted Aug 15, 2019
Yusheng (Chris) Liu’s career provides unique experience for research success.
Following a national search, the University of Missouri-Kansas City has named Yusheng (Chris) Liu, Ph.D. as its new Vice Chancellor for Research.

Liu brings more than 20 years of experience in working for public research universities as an educator and chief research officer, and he also served as a program director at the National Science Foundation, based out of the Washington, D.C., area. He starts Aug. 1 in his new role at UMKC.

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