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Board of Regents choose Shipley for president

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 Jesse Rogers retires in August. Michael Bernhardt, vice chairman of the Board of Regents,...

Episode 11: Founding Health Science at MSU

Ethan Metcalf

February 28, 2015

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Attend presidential candidate meetings

The Wichitan

February 19, 2015

Our view: At the presidential candidate meetings in the next weeks we have one chance to meet each of the three presidential finalists. The meetings are open to anyone and students should take the time to sit down and ask questions of our potential presidents.  Feb. 23 starts the process of b...

Episode 9: Changing of the Guard, part 2

Ethan Metcalf

January 28, 2015

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Introduction to ‘Presidential Ponderings’

Introduction to ‘Presidential Ponderings’

Ethan Metcalf

October 18, 2014

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No longer liberal arts

The Wichitan

October 7, 2014

Our view: Midwestern State University, a proud member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts College, is quickly losing touch with what qualifies us to be a COPLAC school.  Between the presidential search and the establishment of a university master plan, MSU is at a critical point in its history ...

Search firm representatives seek campus input on presidential search

Search firm representatives seek campus input on presidential search

Ethan Metcalf

September 17, 2014

Two representatives from Academic Search, the firm hired by administrators to search for a new university president, visited campus Monday and Tuesday for "town hall" meetings to gather input from the campus and community. Consultant Eric Richtmyer said he and Jessica Kozloff, president and sen...

Regents announce search committee

Regents announce search committee

The Wichitan

July 29, 2014

In a memo distributed to all faculty and staff July 23, Shawn Hessing, chair of the MSU Board of Regents, announced the formation of a 12-member Presidential Search Advisory Committee after University President Jesse Rogers announced his retirement in May. "I know you will all join me in expressin...

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