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The Vinson Health Center provides immunizations, STD screening and treatment, womens health, MD visits, diagnosis and treatment, minor procedures and referral and care coordination, Oct. 30. Vinson Health Center will close on Jan. 1, 2024.

Campus closures to cut 10 university jobs

Juliana Abril, Reporter October 31, 2023

The Vinson Health Center provides immunizations, STD screening and treatment, women's health, MD visits, diagnosis and treatment, minor procedures and referral and care coordination, Oct. 30. Vinson...

Tuition costs continue to increase

Khirstia Sheffield, Reporter May 3, 2019

Going off to college is more than embarking on new adventures, learning how to be an adult or understanding oneself. College is essentially the golden staircase to further expand on the basic knowledge...

Lone Star Conference changes cause budget troubles for softball

Andrew Murray, Reporter April 15, 2019

Seven new teams will be joining the Lone Star Conference this fall which spells trouble for some teams. With the new schools coming into the conference, only six of them have softball teams. This...

Faculty to visit with legislators Feb. 15

Hunter Tyler, Reporter February 12, 2019

Every other year in Texas, state legislators arrive in Austin for the biannual session. They'll pass dozens of resolutions. They'll review hundreds of bills. The resolutions and bills may change the face...

Fowle talking

VP for business retires

Hunter Tyler, Reporter February 4, 2019

As of Jan. 31, Marilyn Fowlé has retired from her position as the university’s vice president for administration and finance. During her seven years of employment with the university, Fowlé...

Tuition and fees: Where do student service fees go?

Cydney Menzik, Reporter December 7, 2018

At the beginning of each semester, tuition is due. With every bill, there is a break down where the money goes. Along with basic tuition, there are fees that students attending classes on campus at...

MSU battles $641,000 budget shortfall

Kara McIntyre August 17, 2017

The $641,000 budget shortfall in May presented administrators with a challenge to balance the budget for the 2018 fiscal year. Marilyn Fowlé, vice president of administration and finance, said she...

Howard Farrell

University relies on donors for funding

Robert Hillard April 25, 2016

The $ 100 million university budget when it comes right down to it it is built on three main sources and revenue: state appropriations, tuition and fees, and fits/ grants.Outside the annual budget, administrators...

Source: Memo from the office of the Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management

More than $2.4 million in student fees allocated between 28 groups

Brianna Sheen April 6, 2016

Student Fee Allocations committee members allocated a total of $2,419,142 out of the $2,430,000 in estimated revenue, creating a surplus of $10,858 in the budget.The committee members agreed on the recommended...

Enrollment numbers increase for spring semester

Enrollment numbers increase for spring semester

Emily Carroll February 24, 2016

SPRING ENROLLMENTOfficial reports confirmed Feb. 10 that enrollment increased by approximately 3 percent, the fourth consecutive semester of increases.Keith Lamb, vice president of student affairs and...

Howard Farrell, vice president of advancement and public affairs, said, “Look at the Dillard Building. Dillard at this point has probably contributed about $10 -$11 million.” He added, the McCoy family has contributed about $8-$10 million. “I’m just mentioning a few,” Farrell said. There are all of the buildings that have people’s names on them.

Tuition drives university budget

Jacklyn York December 7, 2015

Economic development | Enrollment | Budget | Nursing | Housing | International enrollment | Crime | Greek life When tuition and fees make up 42 percent of the university’s income, enrollment...

Velia Lozano, custodian in the Clark Student Center, sweeps the food court in the Mesquite Dining Hall on Sept. 22. Photo by Gabriella Solis

Outsourcing of staff avoided

Jacklyn York September 22, 2015

In an effort to realize nearly $300,000 in budget cuts last spring, administrators considered outsourcing some campus services, including janitorial services and groundskeeping. While outsourcing...

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