Womens sports focus of new book

REVIEW Many Beginnings: A History of Women in Sports at Midwestern State University by Sherry Ann Gill Gillespie with Karen K. Rogers explores the account of women’s athletics since the start of the university. It takes you year by year through the decades and provides a play-by-play of each … [Read more...]

648 degrees awarded at spring graduation

Facts and figures (compare fall of 2013) DATE | May 16, 2015 LOCATION | Kay Yeager Coliseum SPEAKER | Jesse Rogers, retiring university president Listen to the Jesse Rogers Podcast — "Presidential Ponderings" HARDIN PROFESSOR AWARD | Betty Bowles DEGREES Master's … [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...]

Rogers remembers good times

One of the university president’s fondest memories is that of a small prairie dog park that used to be part of campus. “I would sit in the window sill while I would be eating something on the lab bench,” University President Jesse Rogers said. “My students would be in there studying and waiting. … [Read more...]

Remembering Walt Dalquest, part 1

[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/172773664" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /] Walter W. Dalquest and his wife, Rose, came to … [Read more...]

Introduction to ‘Presidential Ponderings’

[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/172759038" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /] Jesse Rogers has been president of Midwestern State … [Read more...]