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The Student News Site of Midwestern State University

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    When university presidential candidates came to town to be interviewed by students, hardly any students showed up.

    The post Few students participate in in presidential forums appeared first on The Wichitan.


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    After about a three-hour closed meeting, the Board of Regents chose Suzanne Shipley, president of Shepherd University, to become the next president of Midwestern State University after University President Jesse Rogers retires in August. Michael Bernhardt, vice chairman of the Board of Regents, said increasing retention and enrollment as well as the future of the university […]

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  • 03/11/15--07:27: Change is good
  • Our view: The presidential search process has been a whirlwind of events, and while there appears to be a break in action now that the Board of Regents have selected Suzanne Shipley, president of Shepherd University, as the sole finalist for the job, it is imperative to the university’s growth that we maintain the mindset of change […]

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    In a short meeting Tuesday afternoon, the Board of Regents officially appointed Suzanne Shipley as the 11th university president. Student Regent Jesse Brown said the board also advanced Shipley’s start date to Aug. 8 this year. “I’m excited,” Brown said after the meeting. “I know she’s going to do a fantastic job. The Shepherd University board does […]

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    Members of the MSU Board of Regents approved a contract today for incoming University President Suzanne Shipley, paying her an annual salary of $310,000. According to the Texas Tribune, retiring University President Jesse Rogers was making $239,004. However, according to Julie Gaynor, director of marketing and public relations, Roger’s total annual salary with the inclusion of […]

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    Welcome home to Midwestern State University. I am your new president, and I hope you are as thrilled as I am to join the MSU family. By the time you read this I should be settled into my office and ready to start an exciting new semester. My husband Randy Wadsworth and our cross-country-traveling dogs, […]

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    In her first six weeks as president, Suzanne Shipley has not had much time to sit still. In between constant meetings with administrators, alumni and prospective donors, she is learning the MSU lifestyle and even building a social media presence in a town close to her roots. “Everybody has been so nice to me, and […]

    The post A new university president: first impressions go both ways appeared first on The Wichitan.


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    Before I committed to attend MSU, I went to a Mustangs Rally. There were seniors from across the country who were curious as to what MSU had to offer; however, I already had done my research about the university and was almost sure that I would attend MSU in the fall. Instead, I was looking […]

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    INAUGURATION OF Suzanne Shipley, Ph.D. HER SPEECH | “Building Bridges to a Vibrant Future” INAUGURATION STORIES Times-Record-News | Shipley inaugurated as MSU’s 11th president KFDX | Dr. Suzanne Shipley Inaugurated as MSU’s 11th President THE PEOPLE Tobin McDuff | master of ceremonies, sports director, KFDX Craig Estes | Texas state senator, District 30 James Frank | […]

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  • 12/12/15--15:14: 607 degrees awarded in fall
  •   Facts and Figures Date | Dec. 12, 2015 Location | Kay Yeager Coliseum Speaker | Catherine Davis, vice president of marketing for Neiman Marcus Hardin Professor Award | Susan Harvey Degrees Master’s |118 Bachelor’s | 487 Associate’s | 2 TOTAL | 607 (including 174 August graduates) BY COLLEGE Dillard College of Business Administration | 93 Gordon T. and Ellen West College of Education | […]

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    At a two-day Board of Regents meeting and retreat on Feb. 11-12, University President Suzanne Shipley presented a concept for a strategic plan to get feedback coordinated by a committee of yet-to-be-determined members.  “We want to start the committee with 20 priorities, give it to the campus and say, ‘Tell us what fits into those priorities […]

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  • 10/12/16--09:31: Empty Bowls are full of hope
  • The fifth annual Empty Bowls event, held at the Wichita Falls Museum of Art, does more than just raise money for the Wichita Falls Area Food Bank. Bob Barrow, artist and volunteer at the event, said, “It’s a great city event and it is going to help people.” Forty  students and non students made clay […]

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    The $641,000 budget shortfall in May presented administrators with a challenge to balance the budget for the 2018 fiscal year. Marilyn Fowlé, vice president of administration and finance, said she and other administrators predicted a $1.2 million decrease, but in the last nights of legislative discussions, the Senate and House cut MSU’s budget by $1.75 million. […]

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    In an attempt to give future graduates a last farewell to the university, James Johnston, provost and vice president for academic affairs, has explored options to bring graduation back on campus. While graduation is now being held downtown in Kay Yeager Coliseum is the current location of graduation, it has been held in D.L. Ligon […]

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    OUR VIEW: City and campus officials have a vision for MSU to grow in retention and activity, and this will only work if students interact with the opportunities by engaging with the community through events and utilizing college-student targeted apartments. To emphasize college prevalence in town, Mayor Stephen Santellana and Suzanne Shipley, university president, added campus banners throughout […]

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    Welcome home to Midwestern State University. I am your new president, and I hope you are as thrilled as I am to join the MSU family. By the time you read this I should be settled into my office and ready to start an exciting new semester. My husband Randy Wadsworth and our cross-country-traveling dogs,...

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    In her first six weeks as president, Suzanne Shipley has not had much time to sit still. In between constant meetings with administrators, alumni and prospective donors, she is learning the MSU lifestyle and even building a social media presence in a town close to her roots. “Everybody has been so nice to me, and...

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    Before I committed to attend MSU, I went to a Mustangs Rally. There were seniors from across the country who were curious as to what MSU had to offer; however, I already had done my research about the university and was almost sure that I would attend MSU in the fall. Instead, I was looking...

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    INAUGURATION OF Suzanne Shipley, Ph.D. HER SPEECH | “Building Bridges to a Vibrant Future” INAUGURATION STORIES Times-Record-News | Shipley inaugurated as MSU’s 11th president KFDX | Dr. Suzanne Shipley Inaugurated as MSU’s 11th President THE PEOPLE Tobin McDuff | master of ceremonies, sports director, KFDX Craig Estes | Texas state senator, District 30 James Frank |...

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      Facts and Figures Date | Dec. 12, 2015 Location | Kay Yeager Coliseum Speaker | Catherine Davis, vice president of marketing for Neiman Marcus Hardin Professor Award | Susan Harvey Degrees Master’s |118 Bachelor’s | 487 Associate’s | 2 TOTAL | 607 (including 174 August graduates) BY COLLEGE Dillard College of Business Administration | 93 Gordon T. and Ellen West College of Education |...

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