Regents approve new president’s contract

Members of the MSU Board of Regents approved a contract today for incoming University President Suzanne Shipley, paying her an annual salary of $310,000. According to the Texas Tribune, retiring University President Jesse Rogers was making $239,004. However, according to Julie Gaynor, director … [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...]

Third, final presidential candidate visits campus

Nelsen visits campus as the third and final presidential candidate from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Robert Nelsen was the third and final presidential candidate to visit campus ending the presidential forums. Audience members asked questions related to the topics on diversity, fundraising and … [Read more...]

First presidential candidate visits campus

The first of three finalists for the new university president claimed to be a local girl who grew up in Lubbock, but her localness was truly confirmed when Robert McBroom, a physician and attendee of yesterday's forum, asked Suzanne Shipley, president of Shepherd University, if she had a brother … [Read more...]

Nearly 200 give input on presidential search

http://vimeo.com/106248470 With University President Jesse Rogers retiring in May of 2015, students, faculty, staff, and members of the community met with representatives of the search firm to discuss the process for finding his new replacement. In a series of four town hall meetings, nearly … [Read more...]