Total enrollment increases by 16

While administrators budgeted for 6,150 students to enroll in fall 2017, actual fall enrollment figures showed 6,080 students, an increase of .26 percent over last fall but still not enough to meet projections. The lower-than-expected enrollment will hit all areas at the campus in the … [Read more...]

Budget shortfall causes ripple effect

Because of a $641,000 budget shortfall caused by cuts in the state allocations, individual student fee allocations took a hit too. According to figures provided by Keith Lamb, vice president of student affairs and enrollment management, of the 30 groups that receive student fee allocations, 19 of … [Read more...]

Lamb trades Hardin office for student center

Students hurry to get in the Chick-Fil-A line. A group of juniors plays pool in the rec room. The computer lab fills with procrastinating students, rushing to print their essays before class. A few students wander to the bookstore to spend money they don't really have on MSU gear they don't really … [Read more...]

After 35 years, police chief announces retirement

After 35 years working in law enforcement, university Chief of Police Dan Williams is turning in the badge and folding out the lawn chair. “I plan to take a few months off and enjoy my grandkids and the lake,” Williams said. “I bought a house on the lake just south of Dallas and look forward to … [Read more...]

Students push to expand bus route

With campus growth and major construction to accommodate the rising residential population on the horizon, public transit increasingly seems to be a solution for students without vehicles. A bill to expand bus services to weekends and additional routes was proposed at last night's Student Government … [Read more...]