Gray Ritter Graham attorney Maurice Graham was elected to a one-year term as chair of the University of Missouri Board of Curators. His term will start Jan. 1, 2017. Graham was appointed to the board of curators in January 2015. He currently serves as chair of the audit committee, and is also a member of the executive and compensation and human resources committees. The board of curators is the governing body of the University of Missouri and consists of nine members who are appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the Senate.