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Welcoming MSU Texas to the Texas Tech University System

Tedd L. Mitchell, Texas Tech University System Chancellor September 15, 2021

Tedd L. Mitchell, M.D., is the fifth chancellor of the Texas Tech University System and previously served as the longest-tenured president of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (2010-2019)....

MSU students and faculty celebrate the university's joining with the TTU system

Board of Regents meeting brings big changes to the university

Emily Beaman, News Editor September 4, 2021

Texas Tech On Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021, the Texas Tech University System Board of Regents met on Midwestern State University's campus to hold a ceremonial special meeting to officially welcome MSU as...

Maverick considers a jump into Bolin Fountain, but decides to pose instead

MSU Texas celebrates joining Texas Tech with snow cones and jazz

Fisher Seigler, Reporter September 3, 2021

Effective midnight on Wednesday, Sept. 1, by legislative order and signature of Gov. Greg Abbot, Midwestern State University officially joined the Texas Tech University System. The union began with a...

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BREAKING: MSU to officially join the Texas Tech University System in the fall

Amos Perkins, Editor in Chief June 8, 2021

Starting Sept. 1, MSU Texas will be designated the fifth member institution of the Texas Tech University System following Governor Greg Abbott's signing of House Bill 1522 Tuesday, June 8. Abbott's...

President Suzanne Shipley discusses with media reporters after the press conference about thier favorite local places to go out to eat. Photo by Rachel Johnson

President Shipley to retire in August as university looks to the future

Amos Perkins, Editor in Chief June 2, 2021

Suzanne Shipley, MSU Texas president, announced via postmaster Wednesday, June 2 that her intended retirement date is August 31, 2021, after holding the position since August of 2015. She informed the...

The Wichitan's top stories of the year.

The Wichitan’s top stories of the year

The Wichitan Staff May 24, 2021

With the 2020-2021 academic year officially in the books, let's take a look back at some of the biggest news stories covered by The Wichitan over the year. Professor clashes with Black Student Union Original...

“Our chances of being approved are 99%” – an update on joining the Texas Tech University System

Amos Perkins and Bridget Reilly January 31, 2021

It has been a little under a year since Midwestern State University President Suzanne Shipley announced MSU Texas had been invited to join the Texas Tech University System, and on Jan. 14, Shipley provided...

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