University of Missouri Chancellor John F. Carney III hurried back to the UMR campus Tuesday after learning of the threat incident. Carney was in Jefferson City for meetings Monday and Tuesday.
Carney attended a mid-afternoon press briefing where it was learned the powdery substance found on a student who was making claims of having anthrax and a bomb, was actually powdered sugar.
Carney expressed gratitude for the cooperation between federal, state and local agencies that investigated the incident and brought to a swift conclusions. See his remarks by clicking on the watch button above.
Carney said although the school had lost a full day of valuable class time, it was a small price to pay for knowing everyone was safe.