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New student center, Greek life building announced at town hall meeting

According to Robert Forrester, economics general business professor of finance, Carol Dillard, philanthropist, helped the new agribusiness degree plan and said it will offer students an education combatible to Tarltson in the agriculture and finance field at the Town Hall meeting Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. Photo by Cortney Wood

Cortney Wood

February 13, 2018

To alleviate some of the crowding in the Clark Student Center, Suzanne Shipley, university president, announced the Daniel building will be repurposed as a greek commons for sorority and fraternities as well as other student organizations as part of the boundless opportunity campaign at the town ha...

Board votes to increase tuition and fees

The Board of Regents gather together in a meeting with other guests to discuss campus information in the Hardin building at Midwestern State University on Nov. 9, 2017. Photo by Harlie David

Tyler Manning

February 9, 2018

At this week's Board of Regents meeting, the Board members raised tuition and fees, approved the naming of the McCoy College of Science, Mathematics and Engineering, authorized the purchase of $1.2 million worth of pianos and authorized the first phase of the Moffett Library renovation. Full-time stu...

Health Science interim dean is up for permanent position

Jeffrey Killion, interim dean of Gunn College of Health Science & Human Services, spoke to a group of peers and MSU faculty as a part of the process of applying for the job of Dean of the Gunn College of HSHS, held in Dillard 101, Tuesday, Jan 30, 2018. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Rachel Johnson

January 30, 2018

Jeffrey Killion, interim dean of Gunn College of Health Science & Human Services, stood before his peers in Dillard Room 101, addressing his vision for the department and the goals he has to better the College of HSHS. The word Killion used to sum up his visions and plans as future Dean of the co...

‘Urinetown’ stage managers keep show organized

'Urinetown' stage managers keep show organized

The Wichitan

January 30, 2018

While the actors parade around the "Urinetown" stage and memorize lines, songs and choreography, the stage managers spend hours on end reading over paperwork, gathering schedules and offering helping hands to wherever they are needed. Katie Cagle, stage manager and theater tech design senior, along si...

New Health Science building over budget

Justin Marquart, Design Editor

December 20, 2017

The university is using money obtained from a tuition revenue bond, consisting of $58.4 million, to update the campus, a new health science building. Administrators set a budget for this project at $38 million with $2 million in reserves, for as need basis, making $40 million of that bond reserved ...

Board scales back plans for new health sciences building

Kyle Owen, facilities services associate vice president, presents to the board with budget cuts to the original plans for the new Health Science Building, held in the Board Room in Hardin, Wed., Dec. 13, 2017. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Tyler Manning

December 14, 2017

  Board members approved revised design and budgetary plans for the news health sciences and human services building on at a special meeting Dec. 13. After budgetary problems plagued the new health sciences building, administrators met with the construction manager and architect to review ...

Health sciences building cost raises concern

The first version of the new health sciences building was cut back due to increased construction costs.

Kara McIntyre

November 10, 2017

Kyle Owen, associate vice president for facilities services, presented his report to the Board of Regents on the status of the new health sciences and human services building — and the cost was a bit more than he expected. On Nov. 9, Owen announced that the October bids for the new building were ab...

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