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Convocation to Feature Jon Meacham

2019-09-05T11:53:00-05:00September 5th, 2019|Campus News, Magazine, University Advancement|

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 at Missouri Western State University this month. His presentation, “The Soul of America: Moving Beyond Division and Hostility,” will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, [...]

University Establishes Diversity Statement

2019-09-05T11:48:16-05:00September 5th, 2019|Campus News, Center for Multicultural Education, Magazine|

Last fall, a University diversity statement was approved after a task force spent two years studying Missouri Western’s success in recruiting and retaining diverse a diverse campus workforce. Task force co-chair Latoya Muhammad said they formed several committees, conducted surveys and focus groups, studied past surveys, and examined policies and [...]

University Offers Accelerated Cybersecurity Degree

2019-09-05T11:44:53-05:00September 5th, 2019|Campus News, College of Liberal Arts and Science, Computer Science, Math & Physics, Magazine|

Students have an opportunity to earn a master’s degree in cybersecurity in five years, thanks to an accelerated program in the Department of Computer Science, Math and Physics. Those working on a bachelor’s degree in computer science or applied computer technology may take up to 12 graduate credit hours in [...]

Residence Hall Named for Former President

2019-09-05T11:45:29-05:00September 5th, 2019|Campus News, Magazine|

Griffon Hall has been renamed Vartabedian Hall in honor of Drs. Robert and Laurel Vartabedian. Dr. Robert Vartabedian retired in June 2019 after 11 years as Missouri Western’s president. “Getting to know Dr. Vartabedian in the five years I’ve been on the board has been a real blessing for me,” [...]

New Vice President Hired

2019-09-05T11:46:09-05:00September 5th, 2019|Campus News, Magazine, Uncategorized|

Darrell R. Morrison, who had been serving as associate vice chancellor for finance at the University of Arkansas-Little Rock, was named vice president for financial planning and administration and began in June. Prior to his position at the University of Arkansas-Little Rock, Morrison served as the vice president for business [...]

MSN/MBA this Fall

2019-09-05T11:46:26-05:00September 5th, 2019|Campus News, Magazine, School of Nursing & Health Professions|

A master’s program that combines nursing and business for nurses who want advance their healthcare careers will begin this fall. A joint Master of Science in Nursing in Health Care Leadership/Master of Business Administration degree can be earned with 47 credit hours – 26 nursing credits and 21 business credits. [...]

President’s Perspective Fall 2019

2019-09-05T11:46:42-05:00September 5th, 2019|Campus News, Magazine|

Dear Friends, I am truly humbled to serve as the next President of Missouri Western. The trust expressed by the Board of Governors in appointing me is sincerely appreciated. Missouri Western is an outstanding university that plays a critical role in the lives of our students, our faculty, our staff, [...]