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President Shipley announces virtual commencement for August and December graduates

November 3, 2020

Tuesday, Nov. 3 at 1:08 p.m. President Suzanne Shipley announced via MSU Student Postmaster MSU Texas's August and December graduates will have their commencement ceremony virtually on December 21. Shipley...

President Shipley discusses MSU’s decision-making process amid COVID-19

April 21, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, MSU Texas began instruction for all classes to be online for the rest of Spring 2020. President Suzanne Shipley discussed what happened behind the scenes to ensure that students...

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.
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...

Administration offers follow-up statements regarding the fascist on campus

Suzanne Shipley
December 2, 2019

In the wake of an ill-received statement addressing tweets that identified a fascist sympathizer on campus, the MSU Texas administration has collaborated with student leaders to issue another statement...

Third annual president’s picnic brings in hundreds of students

Student eat dinner during the president's picnic at Sikes House on Aug. 27. Photo by Stephen Gomez
August 28, 2018

The third annual President’s Picnic took place yesterday at 5pm on President Suzanne Shipley’s front lawn. An old tradition brought back when President Shipley took office, three years ago,...

Community improvement requires student engagement

March 29, 2018

OUR VIEW: City and campus officials have a vision for MSU to grow in retention and activity, and this will only work if students interact with the opportunities by engaging with the community through...

Provost considers graduation on campus

Alyvia Nichols, interdisciplinary studies, claps and looks to her people who are in the audience for her during the end part of commencement where the graduates shout-out and clap to the members in the audience who were there for them through their college experiences. Photo by Rachel Johnson
February 27, 2018

In an attempt to give future graduates a last farewell to the university, James Johnston, provost and vice president for academic affairs, has explored options to bring graduation back on campus. While...

MSU battles $641,000 budget shortfall

August 17, 2017

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...

Empty Bowls are full of hope

Alumni Amber Reed and Dana Viavattene at the empty bowls charity event on Oct. 11. Photo by Izziel Latour
October 12, 2016

The fifth annual Empty Bowls event, held at the Wichita Falls Museum of Art, does more than just raise money for the Wichita Falls Area Food Bank.Bob Barrow, artist and volunteer at the event, said, "It's...

Board gives go ahead for strategic plan

Shawn Hessing, chairman of the Board, comments on the future concept plans of the campus at the Board of Regents meeting on Feb. 12.  Photo by Kayla White.
February 17, 2016

At a two-day Board of Regents meeting and retreat on Feb. 11-12, University President Suzanne Shipley presented a concept for a strategic plan to get feedback coordinated by a committee of yet-to-be-determined...

607 degrees awarded at fall graduation

Andrew Herbert, clinical mental health, applauds his family members in the audience during the part in the ceremony where they have the graduates recognize their friends, family, professors, and people who helped them get to graduation day in Kay Yeager, Dec. 12.
December 12, 2015

 Facts and FiguresDate | Dec. 12, 2015 Location | Kay Yeager Coliseum Speaker | Catherine Davis, vice president of marketing for Neiman Marcus Hardin Professor Award | Susan Harvey DegreesMaster’s...

Shipley inaugurated as 11th university president

Jesse Brown, criminal justice senior, hugs Suzanne Shipley after his
December 11, 2015

INAUGURATION OF Suzanne Shipley, Ph.D. HER SPEECH | "Building Bridges to a Vibrant Future" INAUGURATION STORIES Times-Record-News | Shipley inaugurated as MSU’s 11th president KFDX | Dr. Suzanne...

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