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Mechanical engineering freshman Micheal Morrell begins to slip off a mechanical bull set up at Mavericks birthday party.

Introducing MSU’s 2022 Quality Enhancement Plan

Emily Beaman, News Editor November 3, 2021

MSU's next reaccreditation is coming up in 2022 along with major plans to advance the university. SACSCOC, the reaccreditation agency for MSU, requires every institution to provide a Quality Enhancement...

Interim president James Johnston interviews with The Wichitan Editor in Chief Amos Perkins

Search committee announced for 12th university president

Joseph Nelson, Entertainment Editor September 29, 2021

The search committee to choose the next president of Midwestern State University was announced on Sept. 16.  They will immediately begin their process of choosing the first Midwestern State University...

The Bruce and Graciela Redwine Student Wellness Center and the Cinson Health Center are located on the water front of Sikes Lake, on the other side of campus, across Midwestern Parkway. Photo by Rachel Johnson

COVID-19 Reporting at MSU: How accurate are the numbers?

Emily Beaman, News Editor September 29, 2021

Midwestern State University releases an updated count of reported COVID-19 cases on campus every weekday. These reports provide an idea of what the COVID-19 situation is like for the whole of the campus...

President Suzanne Shipley discusses with media reporters after the press conference about thier favorite local places to go out to eat. Photo by Rachel Johnson

President Shipley to retire in August as university looks to the future

Amos Perkins, Editor in Chief June 2, 2021

Suzanne Shipley, MSU Texas president, announced via postmaster Wednesday, June 2 that her intended retirement date is August 31, 2021, after holding the position since August of 2015. She informed the...

Graduation should stay off campus

The Wichitan March 6, 2018

OUR VIEW: We believe the graduation ceremony should not be held on campus, rather stay at Kay Yeager Coliseum. James Johnston, provost and vice president for academic affairs, has brought up the idea...

James Johnston, interim provost, speaks at provost candidate interview session on April 4. Johnston was named provost on April 21. Photo by Arianna Davis

James Johnston, interim provost, named new provost

Kara McIntyre April 21, 2017

In a postmaster sent earlier today, University President Suzanne Shipley announced James Johnston, interim provost, as the official provost for MSU. "Dr. Johnston was selected after a rigorous...

The first Faculty Forum of the year, six faculty members talk about, Valuing the Liberal Arts & Sciences in the 21st Century, in Shawnee Theatre, which more than 160 people attended. Sept, 10. Photo by Francisco Martinez.

200 discuss importance of liberal arts education

Melissa Laussmann September 11, 2015

The first Faculty Forum event earlier this month at Shawnee Theatre greeted a full house. More than 200 students packed the theater to listen to a discussion by panelists from different colleges about...

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