Gov. Jay Nixon appointed Gray Ritter Graham President Maurice Graham to the University of Missouri Board of Curators, which oversees the four-campus University of Missouri System. Pending Missouri Senate confirmation, he will serve a six-year term and replaces fellow Gray Ritter Graham attorney Don Downing as a curator, whose term expired Jan. 1, 2015. Graham obtained his law degree from the University of Missouri School of Law. He is active in University affairs, having served as President of the University of Missouri Law School Foundation, and a Trustee of the Jefferson Club. Graham served as Chairman of the University of Missouri-Columbia Law School’s $17 million endowment campaign. In 1992, he was honored by the University of Missouri with a Distinguished Alumni Award.