Seven year comprehensive campaign makes progress

Suzanne Shipley, university president, and Anthony Vidmar, vice president of university advancement and student affairs, presented the results the university’s comprehensive campaign at last weeks Board meeting. The seven year campaign aims to raise $50 million to encourage involvement on campus … [Read more...]

Lunch with the Stang-Gang

The bi-weekly luncheon with athletic donors, supporters and coaches, including a discussion of season standings and general sports talk, had a turnout of 15 people on Jan. 30. Kyle Williams, director of athletics, said Lunch with the Mustangs has been a continuous event for 16 years and is … [Read more...]

Vidmar named vice president for advancement

RELATED: University relies on donors for fundingWhen Howard Farrell, MSU vice president of university advancement and public affairs, announced his retirement in February, University President Suzanne Shipley began a national search for his successor. Two finalists — Russell Gibbs and Tony Vidmar — … [Read more...]

Honors Banquet draws crowd to recognize students accomplishments

More than 200 students received recognition, including two who received the university's highest awards, at the Honors Banquet on April 22 at 6:30 p.m. in D. L. Ligon Coliseum. These academic awards included outstanding student awards, academic honors by the colleges, and the Clark and Hardin … [Read more...]

University relies on donors for funding

The $ 100 million university budget when it comes right down to it it is built on three main sources and revenue: state appropriations, tuition and fees, and fits/ grants.Outside the annual budget, administrators also maintain an additional $70 million–the university's endowment, money that often … [Read more...]