Jan 25, 2018. A University of Missouri task force is recommending the elimination of 27 doctoral , masters and graduate certificate programs. The cuts are part of the Columbia campus's effort to reduce spending that began last summer.The Task Force on Academic Program Analysis, Enhancement and Opportunities. Stokes, 61, accepted a five-year contract with a salary of $400,000 and comes to UNM from the University of Missouri, where she was…