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Provost retires; interim replacement named

2021-08-23T15:36:45-05:00August 23rd, 2021|Academic Affairs, Administration, Campus News|

Dr. Doug Davenport Dr. Doug Davenport, provost and vice president for academic and student affairs at Missouri Western State University, retired June 30, 2021. “During a time of transition and unprecedented challenge, Doug has provided outstanding leadership,” said Dr. Elizabeth Kennedy, Missouri Western’s president. “Not only is [...]

New Vice Presidents Named

2020-01-07T14:14:28-06:00January 7th, 2020|Academic Affairs, Administration, Campus News, Magazine, President, Sports, University Advancement|

This past summer, President Matt Wilson announced the filling of two open vice president positions and two new vice presidential positions. Dr. Doug Davenport, associate provost of research, planning and institutional effectiveness, had been serving as interim provost and vice president for Academic Affairs for the past year. He was [...]

Missouri Western State University decade in review

2019-06-12T10:24:56-05:00January 5th, 2018|Administration, College of Liberal Arts and Science, College of Professional Studies, Features, President|

A look back at the past 10 years reveals a lot to be proud of at Missouri Western, and we wanted to share that with our readers. New construction and renovations since Dr. Vartabedian has been president include a new math and sciences building, a new residence hall, a completely [...]

Campus Kudos

2019-06-12T10:24:04-05:00May 6th, 2016|Academic Affairs, Administration, Board of Governors, Campus News, Chemistry, College of Liberal Arts and Science, Craig School of Business, Magazine, School of Fine Arts, Theatre, Cinema & Dance|

David Liechti, a member of the Board of Governors; and Pat Dillon, a member of the MWSU Foundation Board of Directors; were selected for Ingram’s Magazine’s “50 Missourians You Should Know.” The Kansas City magazine’s list highlights leaders in business, education, nonprofits, arts and other areas. Mike Ducey, professor of [...]

President testifies in Jefferson City

2019-06-12T10:24:04-05:00May 6th, 2016|Administration, Campus News, Magazine, President, Student Affairs|

Dr. Robert Vartabedian, Missouri Western’s president, provided expert testimony in support of two bills related to suicide prevention before a Missouri Senate committee in January. The Senate Education Committee heard testimony on two bills: Senate Bill 646, which requires the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to develop training guidelines [...]