The Wichitan

University professors share their view on challenging Fall 2020 semester

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor December 28, 2020

Students were not the only members of the MSU community affected by the new safety rules put in place to combat COVID-19 in 2020. Faculty and staff not only adhered to the same policies as students but...

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MSU Texas administration plans in-person classes for Fall 2020

April 27, 2020

Midwestern State University administration members announce in-person classes for Fall 2020 following an executive order from Gov. Greg Abbott, R–Texas, Monday afternoon that initiated the first phase...

MSU Texas extends Spring Break amid COVID-19 preparations

MSU Texas extends Spring Break amid COVID-19 preparations

Cortney Wood, Amos Perkins, and Kristin Silva March 12, 2020

Midwestern State University officials have extended Spring Breakthrough Tuesday, March 24 amid COVID-19 preparations. The scheduled break for Midwestern was initially scheduled for Saturday, March 14...

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A day in the life: President Suzanne Shipley

Khirstia Sheffield, Reporter March 4, 2020

It’s 6 a.m. and as the sun slowly inches across the sky, her eyes gently open. The faint noises from her dogs crack through the morning silence as they hear their food clang against the metal bowls....

Faculty lacks diversity

Khirstia Sheffield, Reporter April 5, 2019

In a world where different cultures intertwine, students need to feel represented through the faculty on campus. Diverse faculty not only enhances opportunities for learning, but it creates an open environment...

Theater faculty struggles to find why audience sizes are low

Nicole Smalls, Reporter November 4, 2018

In recent years the theater department's audience sizes have gone down, and the faculty members are trying to figure out why. “I do theater for the audience, so if there’s no one coming to the show,...

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Faculty serve ice cream, conversation

Madison Davis, Reporter October 7, 2018

Faculty, most from the West College of Education, served ice cream and conversation to students and their families on Saturday beginning at 3 p.m. in the Quad. The event was the cherry on top of a...

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Variety of factors go into determining salaries

Keanna Jenkins, Reporter May 2, 2018

Marilyn Fowlé is a busy person. As the vice president for administration and finance, she has her hands in almost every financial decision at the university — including salaries. But she doesn't have...

2017-2018 salaries

May 2, 2018

Visit the Texas Tribune for the Government Salary Explorer Data provided by the Office of Administration and Finance for full-time employees Full Name Title Salary Suzanne Shipley President $310,000 James...

Faculty bond through friendly softball game

Tyler Manning, Editor May 1, 2018

The warmth from the sun energized the faculty as they stretched in preparation for the tournament. There was a sensational energy in the air as children and spouses of faculty members rooted on their loved...

Students keep accountability through correction, transparency

The Wichitan May 1, 2018

OUR VIEW: Instead of being frustrated at journalists for exposing controversial issues on campus, students should feel angry that organizations aren't transparent enough to communicate situations that...

Water conservation panelists discuss initiatives

Samuel Frederick, Reporter April 17, 2018

To discuss the past, present and future initiatives toward water conservation in Texas and Wichita Falls, the Environment Science Organization members held a panel discussion in Dillard 101 on April...

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