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VP for business retires

VP for business retires

Hunter Tyler, Reporter

February 4, 2019


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As of Jan. 31, Marilyn Fowlé has retired from her position as the university’s vice president for administration and finance. During her seven years of employment with the university, Fowlé helping to shape the campus master plan as well as the long-term financial-planning. “It was good to have her [Fowlé] here. ...

Total enrollment increases by 16

Devin Field

September 27, 2017


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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...

MSU battles $641,000 budget shortfall

Kara McIntyre

August 17, 2017


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The $641,000 budget shortfall in May presented administrators with a challenge to balance the budget for the 2018 fiscal year. Marilyn Fowlé, vice president of administration and finance, said she and other administrators predicted a $1.2 million decrease, but in the last nights of legislative discussions,...

Administration fills executive position

Ryane Hatten

February 22, 2017


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With Randy Kirkpatrick's retirement, the university welcomed a new executive position. David Sanchez, new chief information officer, joined university faculty after serving more than 25 years in various information technology positions at the University of New Mexico. He will be accompanied by hi...

Gov Abbott says ‘freeze’

Gov Abbott says ‘freeze’

Kara McIntyre

February 8, 2017


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The order from Gov. Greg Abbott was simple — an immediate hiring freeze.The initial reaction to the memo from Texas state Budget Director Steven Albright, however, was one of immediate concern. State employees were worried about the impact on their jobs and how vacant positions would be filled.The...

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