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Biology professor exemplifies new generation of teachers

Brianna Sheen May 12, 2015

Although he's retiring this August after 48 years with Midwestern State, University President Jesse Rogers is confident he's leaving the school in good hands, due in large part to some of the younger faculty...

The pavilion outside the Wichita Falls Museum of Art, under construction on April 7. The pavilion will be open May 15 for Arts at the Pavilion. Photo by Ethan Metcalf

Rogers: Pavilion a success for Priddy, the arts

Serah Welborn May 6, 2015

The Wichita Falls Museum of Art will host "Arts at the Pavilion" on May 15-16, a grand opening event for the new pavilion at Sikes Lake. Many community productions will be featured, from the Zavala...

University President Jesse Rogers delivers the closing remarks at Midwestern State University graduation, May 10, 2014. As the speaker at graduation this spring, Rogers will have attended 75 MSU graduations. Photo by Ethan Metcalf

Rogers to impart life lessons, say goodbye in graduation speech

Brianna Sheen May 5, 2015

While seniors are scrambling to order their cap and gown, apply for jobs and study for the last final exams they may ever take, there is another person working behind the scenes to make their graduation...

Board names Shipley as next president

Austin Quintero April 28, 2015

The nine voting members of the Board of Regents made history when, after a 10-month search, they named Suzanne Shipley as the first woman and 11th MSU president. Rogers spent his whole career at MSU,...

Board follows formula to hire successor

Board follows formula to hire successor

Austin Quintero April 28, 2015

The Board of Regents members took six steps to hire the next MSU president. Step One: Announcement The former president must announce retirement. Jesse Rogers, president of MSU and long-time member of...

Rogers committed to education, students, innovation

Rogers committed to education, students, innovation

Brianna Sheen April 27, 2015

Although University President Jesse Rogers’ job title has changed and his responsibility has grown over the course of his 48 years of service at MSU, his professional ideals have remained the same, rooted...

President Rogers studio interview

Ethan Metcalf April 2, 2015

President Rogers studio interview from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Jesse Rogers has been president of Midwestern State University since 2001, but his story at the college began well before that...

University President Jesse Rogers holds up the Indian sign with the football players as they hold up the Mustang during the playing of the school song after the Midwestern State University v. Eastern New Mexico game at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Sept. 20, 2014. Photo by Lauren Roberts

Episode 12: Bringing football to MSU, part 1

Ethan Metcalf March 14, 2015

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Change is good

The Wichitan March 11, 2015

Our view: The presidential search process has been a whirlwind of events, and while there appears to be a break in action now that the Board of Regents have selected Suzanne Shipley, president of Shepherd...

A candidate for the presidency of MWSU, Suzanne Shipley, now president of Shepherd University, answers questions at a forum Feb. 24. Photo by Rachel Johnson.

Board of Regents choose Shipley for president

Ethan Metcalf March 9, 2015

After about a three-hour closed meeting, the Board of Regents chose Suzanne Shipley, president of Shepherd University, to become the next president of Midwestern State University after University President...

Episode 11: Founding Health Science at MSU

Ethan Metcalf February 28, 2015

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Presidential search finalists will visit campus

Brianna Sheen February 19, 2015

Following a Feb. 12-13 Board of Regents meeting, the committee in charge of the presidential search released an update Monday announcing that three finalists had been selected out of the 53 applicants. The...

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