First Candidate Named In MSU Presidential Search

First Candidate Named In MSU Presidential Search

Dr. Suzanne Shipley, President of Shepherd University, is the first of three presidential candidates to visit the Midwestern State University campus.

You can view her biography by clicking the link:

Each candidate will participate in four open forums on the Midwestern State University campus. The forums are organized around students, faculty, and staff, but everyone is invited to attend.


During each open meeting, the candidate will spend 10-15 minutes addressing the group on a pre-determined topic, and then will answer questions and interact with the attendees. 

Suzanne Shipley will be on campus the following days:


Monday, February 23
10 – 11 a.m.    Open Forum with Staff (Comanche Suites)
12 – 1 p.m.      Open Forum with Faculty (Comanche Suites)
3 – 4 p.m.        Open Forum with Students (Comanche Suites)
5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Open Forum/Reception – Greater Wichita Falls community
                        and alumni (Comanche Suites)

Tuesday, February 24
10 – 11 a.m.    Special Board of Regents Meeting (Bridwell Board Room) for regents
                        to interview the candidate in executive session

The second candidate will be named on the Presidential Search Website at 8 a.m. Tuesday, February 24. The second candidate will have the following schedule:


Wednesday, February 25
10 – 11 a.m.    Open Forum with Staff (Comanche Suites)
12 – 1 p.m.      Open Forum with Faculty (Comanche Suites)
3 – 4 p.m.        Open Forum with Students (Comanche Suites)
5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Open Forum/Reception – Greater Wichita Falls community
                        and alumni (Comanche Suites)

Thursday, February 26
10 – 11 a.m.    Special Board of Regents Meeting (Bridwell Board Room) for regents
                        to interview the candidate in executive session

The third candidate will be named on the Presidential Search Website at 8 a.m. Sunday, March 1. That candidate will have the follow schedule on the MSU campus:

Monday, March 2
10 – 11 a.m.    Open Forum with Staff (Comanche Suites)
12 – 1 p.m.      Open Forum with Faculty (Comanche Suites)
3 – 4 p.m.        Open Forum with Students (Comanche Suites)
5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Open Forum/Reception – Greater Wichita Falls community
                        and alumni (Comanche Suites)

Tuesday, March 3
10 – 11 a.m.    Special Board of Regents Meeting (Bridwell Board Room) for regents
                        to interview the candidate in executive session