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Board of Regents members discuss 20-21 changes

Enrollment management vice president Fred Dietz compares yield rate between MSU and other Texas institutions. Feb. 13.

Kristin Silva and Amos Perkins

February 18, 2020

After hours of discussion of the potential changes for this institution, members of the Board of Regents introduced what will be implemented into the 2020-2021 academic school year. Tuition Suzanne Shipley, university president, announced the request to move the initial increased tuition rates do...

Shipley responds to defaced flyer

Chloe Phillips, Co-Editor

November 7, 2018

President Suzanne Shipley sent an email Nov.2 to the university community in response to a defaced flyer found by Nathan Jun, associate philosophy professor and coordinator of the philosophy department. Jun discovered the defaced flyer announcing a class on Africana philosophy Thursday morning. Shipley said she f...

College about more than going to class

Luke Allen, 2017 spring graduate in political science, Maria Pena, political science senior, and Jacob Warren, economics junior, follow behind other students holding the sign for the Organization of Hispanic Students in the 2016 homecoming parade. Photo by Izziel Latour

Kristin Silva, Reporter

May 19, 2018

Whether trying out for a sports team, pledging for Greek Life or joining one of the campus organizations, student involvement increases mental health, helps students strive to graduate and increases overall enjoyment of the college experience according to campus officials. According to Keith Lamb,...

Total enrollment increases by 16

Devin Field

September 27, 2017

While administrators budgeted for 6,150 students to enroll in fall 2017, actual fall enrollment figures showed 6,080 students, an increase of .26 percent over last fall but still not enough to meet projections. The lower-than-expected enrollment will hit all areas at the campus in the pocketbook. "Headcount...

Budget shortfall causes ripple effect

Source: Office of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management

Kara McIntyre

August 17, 2017

Because of a $641,000 budget shortfall caused by cuts in the state allocations, individual student fee allocations took a hit too. According to figures provided by Keith Lamb, vice president of student affairs and enrollment management, of the 30 groups that receive student fee allocations, 19 of them received budget...

Lamb trades Hardin office for student center

Keith Lamb, vice president of student affairs and enrollment management, sits at his desk in his new office on Aug. 15. Originally located in Hardin Administration Building, Lamb now resides in Clark Student Center, room 108. Photo by Kara McIntyre

Kara McIntyre

August 17, 2017

Students hurry to get in the Chick-Fil-A line. A group of juniors plays pool in the rec room. The computer lab fills with procrastinating students, rushing to print their essays before class. A few students wander to the bookstore to spend money they don't really have on MSU gear they don't re...

After 35 years, police chief announces retirement

Dan Williams, chief of campus police, the first witness to speak about the videos regarding Jesse Brown's, criminal justice junior, booth set up and flyers being passed out in the Clark Student Center, to the Election Board Committee at the Student Government Association Presidential Trail in the CSC Thursday, April 16, 2015. Photo by Francisco Martinez

Taylor Warren

September 26, 2015

After 35 years working in law enforcement, university Chief of Police Dan Williams is turning in the badge and folding out the lawn chair. “I plan to take a few months off and enjoy my grandkids and the lake,” Williams said. “I bought a house on the lake just south of Dallas and look f...

Students push to expand bus route

The Mustangs Shuttle Route stops at the bus stop next to Killingsworth, across the street form the Daniel Building on Feb.17. The Mustangs Shuttle Route runs Monday through Fridays from 7am to 10pm and arrives every ten minutes between the hours of 7am and 12 pm, and runs every 20 minutes from 12 pm to 10 pm. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Serah Welborn

February 18, 2015

With campus growth and major construction to accommodate the rising residential population on the horizon, public transit increasingly seems to be a solution for students without vehicles. A bill to expand bus services to weekends and additional routes was proposed at last night's Student Gover...

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