Archives for December 2015

607 degrees awarded at fall graduation

 Facts and FiguresDate | Dec. 12, 2015 Location | Kay Yeager Coliseum Speaker | Catherine Davis, vice president of marketing for Neiman Marcus Hardin Professor Award | Susan Harvey DegreesMaster’s |118Bachelor’s | 487Associate's | 2TOTAL | 607 (including 174 August graduates)BY COLLEGEDillard … [Read more...]

Shipley inaugurated as 11th university president

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, … [Read more...]

‘Building Bridges to a Vibrant Future’

A speech delivered by Suzanne Shipley, the 11th president of Midwestern State University, on her inauguration, Dec. 11, 2015. As I luxuriate in the pomp and circumstance of this presidential inauguration…the uplifting music, heartfelt remarks and lovely flowers…I think of the good fortune … [Read more...]

Marijuana violations on campus

Economic development | Enrollment | Budget | Nursing | Housing | International enrollment | Crime | Greek life When parents imagine their child going off to college, they may have some fears. Aside from alcohol, marijuana is another major substance abused on college campuses. Parents fear … [Read more...]

Greek life, enrollment increase pave way for change

Economic development | Enrollment | Budget | Nursing | Housing | International enrollment | Crime | Greek life In the 1960’s, Pinto and Flounder, characters from the movie animal house epitomized what it meant to be a fraternity man: drinking beer, hazing pledges, hooking up with handfuls … [Read more...]

A global village: MSU reaches 9.8 percent international enrollment

Economic development | Enrollment | Budget | Nursing | Housing | International enrollment | Crime | Greek life In the next 10 years, international enrollment is expected to surpass the projected goal of ten percent. Bringing different nationalities to the university has already taken place, … [Read more...]

Yes I am a feminist

Yes, I am a feminist. No, I do not detest men, but I simply do not want to live in a world where women are constantly oppressed and denied even the most basic rights. We live in a world where women face thinly disguised misogyny in their everyday lives. Let us get things straight: feminism is … [Read more...]

New residence hall only beginning of housing expansion

Economic development | Enrollment | Budget | Nursing | Housing | International enrollment | Crime | Greek life As part of an effort to provide on-campus housing for an increasing number of residential students, a new residence hall is under construction for next fall but remains slightly … [Read more...]

Nursing program: university’s largest

Economic development | Enrollment | Budget | Nursing | Housing | International enrollment | Crime | Greek life   When walking around the campus, students can be seen eating, heading to class or enjoying the day. Those students wearing maroon scrubs with an MSU patch on the sleeve and … [Read more...]

Tuition drives university budget

Economic development | Enrollment | Budget | Nursing | Housing | International enrollment | Crime | Greek life When tuition and fees make up 42 percent of the university’s income, enrollment is key. However the university’s budget is more complicated than that. Income is primary derived from … [Read more...]