Board names Shipley as next president

The nine voting members of the Board of Regents made history when, after a 10-month search, they named Suzanne Shipley as the first woman and 11th MSU president. Rogers spent his whole career at MSU, meaning that when he took office everyone already had an idea who he was. Growing up in the Texas … [Read more...]

Board follows formula to hire successor

The Board of Regents members took six steps to hire the next MSU president. Step One: Announcement The former president must announce retirement. Jesse Rogers, president of MSU and long-time member of the school, is retiring this year. His final days as president of the University will be Aug. 8 … [Read more...]

Rogers’ office staff describe life working with university president

Every week, the office of University President Jesse Rogers can be a busy place with university officials, donors and staff. But behind all of that, there are three women who work closely with Rogers on a day-to-day basis. They are the ones who truly see the president and know just how hard working, … [Read more...]

University president confident in successor’s capabilities

President Jesse Rogers is retiring from his long-time position as president of Midwestern State in August 2015. This leaves the obvious question of who will be the next university president. New rules, new policies, and a different form of structure are what rests on the restless minds across the … [Read more...]

Jeff Corwin brings humor, wildlife to campus

Students and families found a humorous and exciting learning experience when Jeff Corwin, famous for his shows such as the Animal Planet visited campus on Oct. 2. Corwin came from Massachusetts for the Artist Lecture Series, speaking to a crowed of about 350 in Akin Auditorium, including students … [Read more...]

Students invent smarter way to park

The students behind newly founded tech company Solution Senter met with Keith Lamb, vice president of student affairs and enrollment management, Sept. 4 to discuss their theory on how to make parking on campus easier. Enaho Atamenwan, former student in mechanical engineering and founder of Solution … [Read more...]

Committee, search firm looking for new university president

Since University President Jesse Rogers' announcement of his upcoming retirement set for August 2015, university officials have taken steps to assure the right candidates for his replacement are being considered including the creation of a search committee and the hiring of a search firm. "We're … [Read more...]

Paul Ryan: students should vote conservative

U.S. Congressman Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.), a 2012 vice presidential candidate, came to Wichita Falls Aug. 25 to sign his new book. About 150 people attended the event at Hastings. He was in Oklahoma City earlier in the day and is traveling to Waco, Fort Worth and Dallas as part of the tour. Why should … [Read more...]

Education fair brings students employment opportunities

Students, graduates and independent school districts met Friday, March 7, at the Education Networking Career Fair, an event that gave education students the chance to meet with people they could potentially work for one day. Sponsored by the Career Management Center, the networking fair brought … [Read more...]

Tennis teams dominate the weekend

Housing two regional dual matches this past weekend, the men's tennis team took two 9-0 wins against Metro State and Arkansas Fort Smith, while the woman's team earned 9-0 and 8-1 victories, putting the men's overall ranking at 3-2 and the women's at 5-0. "We've been practicing every day for … [Read more...]