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SGA officials agree to fund recycling efforts

SGA officials agree to fund recycling efforts

Clarissa Alvarado, Reporter

February 7, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

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


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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


Filed under Campus, News

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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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 ...

Board of Regents approves funds for new dorm, mass comm facility

Board of Regents approves funds for new dorm, mass comm facility

Ethan Metcalf

November 14, 2014


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The Board of Regents approved a 500-bed housing project and an addition to the east side of the Fain Fine Arts Center to house the Mass Communication Department. The board approved a maximum bonding of the project at $38.25 million, $5 million of which will fund the mass communication building. Const...

Representing the student body proves to be a rewarding experience

Representing the student body proves to be a rewarding experience

Shelby Davis

February 24, 2014


Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

I have never experienced anything more intimidating than sitting at a boardroom table with lawyers, public accountants and university administrators to discuss the future of the university. The first time I spoke up in a Board of Regents meeting I felt like my heart was going to beat through my che...

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