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Reflecting on the tenure of retiring university president

President Jesse Rogers sits on Santa's lap at the Fantasy of Lights opening Dec. 10.

The Wichitan

May 19, 2015

University President Jesse Rogers announced his retirement last May. Before he finishes his tenure in August, a series of articles provide insight into his accomplishments and the changes within the university since he arrived. Rogers committed to education, students, innovation Rogers’ offic...

Episode 12: Bringing football to MSU, part 1

University President Jesse Rogers holds up the Indian sign with the football players as they hold up the Mustang during the playing of the school song after the Midwestern State University v. Eastern New Mexico game at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Sept. 20, 2014. Photo by Lauren Roberts

Ethan Metcalf

March 14, 2015

[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/195913359" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /] After the football program was disbanded in 1958 to help with the...

Episode 11: Founding Health Science at MSU

Ethan Metcalf

February 28, 2015

[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/193259179" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /]   University President Jesse Rogers talks about how the...

Episode 10: Changing of the Guard, part 3

Maverick turned 7 on Oct. 16, 2013. Photo by Lauren Roberts.

Ethan Metcalf

February 4, 2015

[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/189538733" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /]   University President Jesse Rogers details Midwestern State's...

Episode 9: Changing of the Guard, part 2

Ethan Metcalf

January 28, 2015

[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/188342882" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /]   University President Jesse Rogers details the beginning...

Episode 8: Changing of the Guard, part 1

Ethan Metcalf

January 28, 2015

[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/187983984" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /]   University President Jesse Rogers details the beginning...

Episode 7: An Impromptu Hiring

Ethan Metcalf

January 22, 2015

[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/186974657" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /] University President Jesse Rogers tells the story of his impromptu...

Episode 6: Veterinary miracle

Episode 6: Veterinary miracle

Ethan Metcalf

November 24, 2014

[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/178426657" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /]   University President Jesse Rogers tells the story of a cat t...

Fishing with Bill

Ethan Metcalf

November 10, 2014

[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/176244514" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /]   University President Jesse Rogers remembers a fishing...

The Hydrogen Bomb

Ethan Metcalf

November 3, 2014

[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/175138508" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /]   MSU President Jesse Rogers talks about a demonstration he once did as a chemistry professor, and the results were a little explo...

Prairie Dogs On Campus

Ethan Metcalf

October 27, 2014

[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/174080034" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /]   Midwestern State University President Jesse Rogers describes...

Remembering Walt Dalquest, part 2

Walter Woelber Dalquest, Emeritus Professor of Biology at Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, Texas (Festschrift photo, age 67).

Ethan Metcalf

October 18, 2014

[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/172774399" 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 Midwestern State...

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