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Laura Hetrick takes on role of Title IX coordinator amidst big changes

Laura Hetrick
August 7, 2020

After operating without a Title IX coordinator since December 2019, MSU Texas has found the woman for the job in licensed counselor and longtime Mustang Laura Hetrick. Those who have visited the Counseling...

Be aware of ocean pollution

April 24, 2019

OUR VIEW: The Wichitan staff believe that there are many things that can be done to help counteract the effects of pollution already acting on the planet made by humans. Recycling is a great way to help...

Variety of factors go into determining salaries

Fowle talking
May 2, 2018

Marilyn Fowlé is a busy person. As the vice president for administration and finance, she has her hands in almost every financial decision at the university — including salaries. But she doesn't have...

2017-2018 salaries

May 2, 2018

Visit the Texas Tribune for the Government Salary Explorer Data provided by the Office of Administration and Finance for full-time employees Full Name Title Salary Suzanne Shipley President $310,000 James...

Faculty bond through friendly softball game

May 1, 2018

The warmth from the sun energized the faculty as they stretched in preparation for the tournament. There was a sensational energy in the air as children and spouses of faculty members rooted on their loved...

Students keep accountability through correction, transparency

May 1, 2018

OUR VIEW: Instead of being frustrated at journalists for exposing controversial issues on campus, students should feel angry that organizations aren't transparent enough to communicate situations that...

Faculty lectures on the perceptions of animals in history

Kristen Lodge, english associate professor, gives a lecture at Prothro-Yeager 200 on western perspective of animals throughout history on Monday, April 2, 2018. Photo by Francisco Martinez
April 3, 2018

More than 70 students gathered in Prothro-Yeager on Monday, April 2 to hear Kirsten Lodge’s, faculty research coordinator, lecture about “The Western Perception of Animals.” The lecture given was...

Faculty perform percussion for students

September 13, 2017

A dim, quiet theater roars to life with a mighty drum ringing through the open building and all eyes stalk your every move. At 7:30 p.m., Sept. 11, Gordon Hicken along with Andrew J. Allen and Tim Justus,...

Student government reps discuss proposed fee increases

Guest speaker, Suzanne Shipley, University President, spoke about future plans for Midwestern State University at the Student Government Association in CSC Comanche Nov. 17, 2015. Photo by Francisco Martinez
February 3, 2016

At the first student government meeting of the semester, university officials unveiled increased student fees to begin next year."It's only a 2.5 percent increase and it's a package deal. They are bringing...

Fine arts custodian one of 94 staff members whose jobs could be outsourced

Robert Entrekin, custodian, talks with a news reporter while he vacuums a lecture room in the C wing of the Fain Fine Arts building, Monday, April 27, 2015.
April 28, 2015

Throughout the C-wing of the Fain Fine Arts Center, Robert Entrekin, facilities services custodian, can be seen up and down the halls, maintaining the building. He rides a motorcycle as often as he...

Second candidate discusses vision with students

A candidate for the presidency of MWSU, Andrew Rogerson, now provost of Sonoma State, answers questions at a forum Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. Photo by Rachel Johnson.
February 25, 2015

The second of three candidates for university president spoke Feb 25. to a crowd of a dozen students at the student forum Comanche Suites located in the Clark Student Center. Andrew Rogerson, provost...

Four day weekend due to inclement weather

Alexis Carrizales, biology freshman, pushes Norma Nieto, sophomore business, and Madison Brechbuhl, nursing freshman, down 'The Hill' on makeshift sleds during the first snow day, Monday February 23. Photo by Rachel Johnson
February 25, 2015

University officials issued two code-red weather alerts this week, on Monday and Tuesday, canceling classes and closing most of the campus. The dining hall, student center, Wellness Center and Moffett...

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