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MSU Texas administration plans in-person classes for Fall 2020

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April 27, 2020

Midwestern State University administration members announce in-person classes for Fall 2020 following an executive order from Gov. Greg Abbott, R–Texas, Monday afternoon that initiated the first phase of reopening the Texas economy. In a post on social media from MSU Texas officials sent Monday...

Panel encourages students to study abroad

View from the London Eye overlooking the city of London, United Kingdom. Photo by Alyssa Mitchell

Greta Gottschalk, Reporter

November 15, 2018

Students who are considering studying abroad next summer listened to a panel of four students speak about their experiences studying abroad in Dillard Room 101 at 6 p.m. Nov. 12. Michael Mills, international education director, who facilitated the discussion, said, “I know there’s some of you in here ...

Paul Carney first to visit campus in search for new vice president

Paul Carney, vice president candidate, speaks on increasing marketing for the liberal arts aspect of Midwestern State University at the Candidate Forum in Dillard 101 on Thursday, April 5, 2018. Photo by Francisco Martinez

Justin Marquart, Visuals Editor

April 18, 2018

Since January, the vice president for enrollment management search committee members have met with an academic search consultant, narrowed the pool from 43 candidates to 10 candidates and video interviewed those 10 to narrow it down to three. From those candidates is Paul Carney, the first candidate to visit ca...

James Johnston, interim provost, named new provost

James Johnston, interim provost, speaks at provost candidate interview session on April 4. Johnston was named provost on April 21. Photo by Arianna Davis

Kara McIntyre

April 21, 2017

In a postmaster sent earlier today, University President Suzanne Shipley announced James Johnston, interim provost, as the official provost for MSU. "Dr. Johnston was selected after a rigorous search of well-qualified individuals," Shipley said in the postmaster. "Please join us in congratulating ...

Search for provost narrows down candidates

Leah Bryce

April 19, 2017

Over the course of the semester, the administration and Board of Regents have been on the hunt for a new provost. Four candidates, James Johnston, Kenya Taylor, Monica Varner and Jerold Hale were selected to interview on campus April 4-11. The provost and vice president for academic affairs is the chi...

Honors Banquet draws crowd to recognize students accomplishments

Students, sponsers, and guests sit at decorated and reserved tables at the Honors Recognition Banquet in the D.L. Ligon Coliseum on April 22. Photo by Kayla White.

Lane Riggs

April 27, 2016

More than 200 students received recognition, including two who received the university's highest awards, at the Honors Banquet on April 22 at 6:30 p.m. in D. L. Ligon Coliseum. These academic awards included outstanding student awards, academic honors by the colleges, and the Clark and Hardin Schola...

Lecture series comes to Dillard

Yolanda Torres

February 18, 2015

The Streich Family Lecture Series will be presented Feb. 19 at 11 a.m. in the Dillard College of Business Administration room 101. John Marthinsen, professor of economics and international business at Babson College, will speak about offshoring jobs and the possible pros and cons that accompany ...

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