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Board of Regents members discuss 20-21 changes

Board of Regents members discuss 20-21 changes

Kristin Silva and Amos Perkins

February 18, 2020

After hours of discussion of the potential changes for this institution, members of the Board of Regents introduced what will be implemented into the 2020-2021 academic school year. Tuition Suzanne Shipley, university president, announced the request to move the initial increased tuition rates do...

MSU Texas administration considers invitation to join Texas Tech University system

MSU Texas administration considers invitation to join Texas Tech University system

Cortney Wood and Kristin Silva

February 14, 2020

President Suzanne Shipley met with Student Government Association administration members to discuss student reaction and involvement after Midwestern State University officials announced an invitation to be in alliance with the Texas Tech University on Friday, Feb. 14. According to Shipley, she felt...

Board of Regents meeting: the recap

Board of Regents meeting: the recap

Kristin Silva, Managing Editor

November 13, 2019

Comprehensive campaign In a continuation of the campaign, the university is on track to blow right past their initial goal of $50 million and their goal for the year. Shipley said, "My goal for this year was nine million so we are way ahead of where we thought we'd be." The campaign is w...

SGA officials agree to fund recycling efforts

SGA officials agree to fund recycling efforts

Clarissa Alvarado, Reporter

February 7, 2019

At the Student Government Association meeting Feb. 4, university officials discussed three topics that will impact all students on campus: parking fees, recycling and tuition. New "Security Fee" Keith Lamb, vice president of student affairs, and Valarie Maxwell, interim vice president for administrati...

Governor appoints new student regent

The Wichitan

May 17, 2016

Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed Lindsey Shelley to serve as the Midwestern State University Student Regent for a one-year term effective June 1, 2016. She is pursuing a Master of Science in Nursing in the family nurse practitioner program.Shelley, who earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing from MSU in 2...

Governor appoints new Board members

Governor appoints new Board members

Emily Carroll

March 8, 2016

New members of the Board of Regents were appointed by Gov. Greg Abbott to take the positions of Michael Bernhardt and Kenneth Bryant as their six-year term expired on Feb. 25. The new members, Warren Ayres and Shelley Sweatt, will attend their first Board of Regents meeting in May along with re-appointed m...

Board gives go ahead for strategic plan

Board gives go ahead for strategic plan

Kara McIntyre

February 17, 2016

At a two-day Board of Regents meeting and retreat on Feb. 11-12, University President Suzanne Shipley presented a concept for a strategic plan to get feedback coordinated by a committee of yet-to-be-determined members. "We want to start the committee with 20 priorities, give it to the campus and say, 'T...

Parking remains on forefront of Board’s agenda

Parking remains on forefront of Board’s agenda

Kara McIntyre

February 3, 2016

The Board of Regents will meet on Feb. 11-12 to discuss a new strategic plan for the university including a five-year plan for parking on campus.But this wasn't the first plan the Board developed."Any time you have a long-term vision, it's extremely difficult as a Board, and frankly as an administratio...

Shipley inaugurated as 11th university president

Shipley inaugurated as 11th university president

The Wichitan

December 11, 2015

INAUGURATION OF Suzanne Shipley, Ph.D. HER SPEECH | "Building Bridges to a Vibrant Future" INAUGURATION STORIES Times-Record-News | Shipley inaugurated as MSU’s 11th president KFDX | Dr. Suzanne Shipley Inaugurated as MSU's 11th President THE PEOPLE Tobin McDuff | master of ceremonies,...

Student regent applications due Nov. 30

Student regent applications due Nov. 30

Talia Harris

November 9, 2015

Applications for student regent on the Board of Regents, the university's highest governing body, opened on Sunday. "It's an educational and developmental opportunity for a student who is interested in higher education, state and local institutional governance," said Mathew Park, associate vice president for...

Regents update election, amendment by-laws

Regents update election, amendment by-laws

Brianna Sheen

June 1, 2015

At their June 1 meeting, members of the Board of Regents unanimously approved two revisions to the board's bylaws, according to Debbie Barrow, director of board and government relations. The first revision is to article 15, section two, and concerns future changes to by-laws. This revision me...

Board officially hires Shipley as president

Board officially hires Shipley as president

Ethan Metcalf

April 1, 2015

In a short meeting Tuesday afternoon, the Board of Regents officially appointed Suzanne Shipley as the 11th university president. Student Regent Jesse Brown said the board also advanced Shipley's start date to Aug. 8 this year. "I'm excited," Brown said after the meeting. "I know she's going ...

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