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Matt Wilson, J.D. Hired as University President

2019-06-12T10:24:48-05:00May 9th, 2019|Campus News|

By a 5-0 vote on March 12, the Board of Governors named Matthew Wilson, J.D., as Missouri Western’s president. He will succeed Dr. Robert Vartabedian, who will retire July 1 after 11 years as Missouri Western’s president. “With a long track record in higher education, including previous experience as a [...]

MWSU Receives Fletcher Gift

2019-06-12T10:24:49-05:00May 9th, 2019|Campus News, Development, MWSU Foundation|

The Missouri Western State University Foundation recently received a distribution from the estate of Rod ’48 and Anne Fletcher, longtime supporters of the University and members of the Clock Tower Society. The Fletchers established two scholarships in 2004 – the Rod & Anne Fletcher Single Parent Scholarship and the Rod [...]

Career Development has Handshake

2019-06-12T10:24:49-05:00May 9th, 2019|Campus News, Career Development|

A new online jobs portal named Handshake went online this past spring for Missouri Western students and potential employers. It will replace the current Griffons4Hire system. Handshake will give students and alumni access to job postings both on-campus and at companies across the country, increasing Missouri Western’s reach to over [...]

Meacham to Speak at Convocation

2019-06-12T10:24:49-05:00May 9th, 2019|Campus News, MWSU Foundation|

 Presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham will be the guest speaker for the 26th annual R. Dan Boulware Convocation on Critical Issues this fall. His speech, “The Soul of America: Moving Beyond Division and Hostility,” will be at 10 a.m. Sept. 26 in the Looney Complex. Meacham will also [...]

Partnering with Pretzels

2019-06-12T10:24:49-05:00May 9th, 2019|Campus News, Craig School of Business, Franchise Program|

The Center for Franchise Development in the Craig School of Business and Technology has partnered with Auntie Anne’s, the pretzel franchise, that allowed Missouri Western students and alumni to compete in a class this spring to own and operate their own business. The Applied Business Ownership class, offered each spring [...]

Opportunity for Aspiring Chiropractors

2019-06-12T10:24:49-05:00May 9th, 2019|Biology, Campus News|

Missouri Western students interested in becoming chiropractors can get a jump start on their studies at Palmer College of Chiropractic, thanks to a recent agreement between Missouri Western and Palmer. Dr. Jason Baker, professor of biology who coordinated the agreement, said Missouri Western students who want to be chiropractors can [...]

Dr. Nolen Morrison Remembered

2019-06-12T10:24:49-05:00May 9th, 2019|Campus News, Student Affairs|

A plaque and photo to recognize the devoted service of Missouri Western’s first vice president of Student Affairs was recently hung in Blum Union 222-223. In 1967, Dr. Nolen B. Morrison was the first person hired by Dr. M.O. Looney, who was president of what was then Missouri Western Junior [...]