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Fred Dietz, candidate for vice president of enrollment management, speaks at the forum interview for the VP position on April 13, 2018 in Dillard 101. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Fred Dietz hired as vice president for enrollment management

Tyler Manning, Editor April 18, 2018

The search for the vice president of enrollment management is over as Suzanne Shipley, university president, announced in a postmaster email on April 19 that the search committee chose Fred Dietz out...

What if—Someone else besides Spiderman has been bitten by the radioactive spider Vol. 1, No. 7. Originally published in February 1978. Photo by Kara McIntyre

Rare Books Collection is used for research, but only by two students

Lane Riggs April 26, 2017

The Rare Books Collection sits behind a closed door like an old, forgotten relic. The glass cases are pristine, devoid of any fingerprints. Literary classics sit on their shelves, year after year,...

Rianne Busby, history junior, performs with the colorguard and marching band at the half-time show at Memorial Stadium, Sept. 26. I loved that the show was a little different, it was alot more family-oriented and engaging with the crowd than our normal show would have been, Busby said. Photo by Rachel Johnson

MSU: Texas’ only public liberal arts school

Jacklyn York June 22, 2016

Passionate ballet dancers aspire to enroll at Julliard. And want-to-be lawyers are attracted to the Harvard appeal.For Midwestern State University, its identity is centered around being the only public...

I didnt pick MSU because its a liberal arts college

I didn’t pick MSU because it’s a liberal arts college

Lane Riggs September 23, 2015

By this point in time, the meaning of a liberal arts college has been repeatedly forced into one ear, and once this happens, you immediately try to push it back out the other. I get it: you don’t...

Panel to discuss value of liberal arts

Panel to discuss value of liberal arts

Melissa Laussmann September 9, 2015

To clarify the meaning of a liberal arts education, Todd Giles will moderate a panel at 7 p.m., Sept. 10 in Shawnee Theatre. "My hope is that this panel will foster more public discussion on campus...

Kathleen Williamson, chair of nursing program, told President Suzanne Shipley that they both got the memo to wear red that day, after the first faculty meeting of the school year. The meeting was held ing hte Akin Auditorium, where President Shipley adressed a full house about her long term and short term goals. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Shipley outlines goals at first faculty/staff meeting

Brianna Sheen August 17, 2015

In her first speech as University president, Suzanne Shipley asked a full house of faculty and community members to re-imagine Midwestern State. Shipley, at the Aug. 17 faculty/staff meeting, said...

Bridget Alaniz, biology senior, listens to Jeff Snowdens, geology senior, presentation about sealevel changes through comparing mineral fossil composition from samples in Oklahoma, at the undergraduate research poster presentation part during the Celebration of Scholarships, Thursday, April 30, 2015. Photo by Rachel Johnson I presented last year, so I was already interested  to come out, plus my biology teacher offered extra credit for it, so I had multiple reasons to come out here, Alaniz said. Photo by Rachel Johnson.

Celebration of Scholarship ‘a good learning experience’

Naomi Skinner May 5, 2015

The research and creativity of students and professors were in the spotlight during the fourth annual Celebration of Scholarship in the Clark Student Center April 28-30. AWARD RECIPIENTS 1st Best...

Rogers leads only public liberal arts school in Texas

Jessalyn Castro April 27, 2015

Driftwood, terra cotta, old rose, cameo and Cimarron are the colors of the bricks that make up every building on campus and are on file with an MSU supplier and called “The MSU Blend.” The unique...

First presidential candidate visits campus

Ethan Metcalf February 25, 2015

The first of three finalists for the new university president claimed to be a local girl who grew up in Lubbock, but her localness was truly confirmed when Robert McBroom, a physician and attendee...

Tench Coxe, associate professor of English

Diverse course offering adds depth to education

The Wichitan January 30, 2015

When I started as an associate professor of humanities and English in the fall of 2015, I was excited not only to start teaching film courses again, but also to meet the dynamic faculty and students...

Student researchers recognized at forum

Eddie Miller November 22, 2014

At the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Forum Nov. 21, the following students received recognition. The best oral presentation recognition went to Tylor Thomas, Clarke O'Conner, Johnny...

No longer liberal arts

The Wichitan October 7, 2014

Our view: Midwestern State University, a proud member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts College, is quickly losing touch with what qualifies us to be a COPLAC school.  Between the presidential...

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