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The Last Lecture: Dr. Richard Simpson

The Last Lecture: Dr. Richard Simpson

Alana Earle, Reporter

April 16, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

In September 2007 Randy Pausch, former computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon University gave a speech affectionately titled, "The Last Lecture". In which, he spoke about his time as a professor and reflected on life lessons after he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Since then, campuses...

Athletic director to enter phased retirement

Athletic director to enter phased retirement

Jeromy Stacy

November 3, 2016


Filed under Sports

University President Suzanne Shipley announced the phased retirement of Athletic Director Charlie Carr earlier today. Carr spoke about phasing into retirement in a telephone interview this afternoon."It was time. I was ready to do it," Carr said.Carr looks forward to spending time working with the student athl...

Ladd ‘off to the mountains’ for retirement

Ladd ‘off to the mountains’ for retirement

Jeanette Perry

August 30, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

If you want to say goodbye to police officer Elwyn Ladd, you better hurry.After 10 years on the MSU force and 27 in the city, he's retiring. He said he plans to,"immediately head to the mountains in New Mexico."But before his departure, Ladd had time to reflect on his career and to be recognized at a ...

President Rogers studio interview

Ethan Metcalf

April 2, 2015


Filed under Campus Watch, Feature, Web Exclusive

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 when he became a professor of chemistry and physics in 1967. Rogers announced his retirement last ...

Housing, dining director to take over Study Abroad

Housing, dining director to take over Study Abroad

Ethan Metcalf

March 2, 2015


Filed under Campus, News

As Larry Williams, sociology professor and director of the Study Abroad Program, reaches retirement this May, Michael Mills, director of housing and dining services, will take over Williams' position June 1 this summer. "I’m very fortunate and very honored to have the opportunity to take over ...

Regents announce search committee

Regents announce search committee

The Wichitan

July 29, 2014


Filed under Campus, News

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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