MU officials provide support, counseling in search for missing student  

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact MUPD.

March 11, 2024
Contact: Christian Basi, 573-882-4430,  

University of Missouri officials were alerted this weekend that a student, Riley Strain, was missing after traveling to Nashville, Tenn., to attend a private event. The university has been in touch with the family and authorities in Nashville who are working to find Strain.  

Anyone with information about the situation is encouraged to call the MU Police Department at 573-882-7201.  

Counseling resources are available to the campus community, including the Wellness Resource Center and the Counseling Center within the Division of Student Affairs and the Employee Assistance Program for faculty and staff.  

“The safety of our community is our highest priority,” said Angela King Taylor, interim vice chancellor for Student Affairs. “Our thoughts are with Riley’s family as the search continues. We will be offering any support to them that we can, and we encourage anyone who needs help to reach out to our counseling resources.” 

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