To increase retention, enrollment, university needs VP of enrollment

OUR VIEW: Because campus enrollment remains largely unchanged, administrators need to hire a vice president of enrollment management. There is a clear lack of substantial increase to the amount of newly enrolled students. If the school wishes to grow and thrive, it must have more revenue to fund … [Read more...]

Art therapy helps students ‘cope with stress’

As an effort to help healing, growth and self discovery, counselors promote art activities open to all students. The Counseling Center has the workshop "Discover U @ MSU"  March 20- April 3 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Sunwatcher Clubhouse. Counselor Ginger Boller, organizer of the event, combined her … [Read more...]

Legacy Hall marks signs of growth

Our view: Though unfinished, Legacy Hall makes campus even better. After 15 months of construction and $35.5 million later, 492 students have a brand new place to call home — Legacy Hall. While it is not entirely finished yet, the parts that are finished make great additions to the campus and the … [Read more...]

Enrollment remains steady despite rise in residents

The rising number of resident students may give the impression that the university's student body is growing, but the enrollment numbers paint a different picture. With 5,916 students enrolled in 2012 followed by a slight drop to 5,870 in 2013, the university has only grown in the number of … [Read more...]