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Board discusses future of University, changes

Lakin Adams, Managing Editor October 27, 2012

The Missouri Southern Board of Governors met Friday, Oct. 18. The board began the meeting by first recognizing Chuck Surface, a long time board member who passed away in September.  “[Chuck] was member...

Grant offers students chance for college credit

Taylor Camden, Associate Editor September 14, 2012

In August, Gov. Jay Nixon awarded nearly $9 million in grants to establish campus innovation in Missouri colleges and universities. $1 million will go to benefit students in southwest Missouri.“Innovation...

A detailed look at Hearnes Hall’s first floor after a $2.2 million renovation. Many offices have shifted in the process of renovation and Physical Plant Director Bob Harrington says once funds are available, the second floor will also be renovated in a similar fashion.


Zech Wheeler, Campus Editor September 14, 2012

Recent renovations on Hearnes Hall — which include the relocation of the registrar, financial aid, bursar, and admissions offices as well as the addition of a glass atrium — have revamped the aesthetic...

Comm. Department Head Kelly Larson stands in front of a packed Corley Auditorium in Webster Hall teaching one of his Comm. 100 courses. The class was redesigned last semester to include much larger class sizes.

Slavings: Course redesign creating new opportunity

Taylor Camden, Associate Editor September 7, 2012

Missouri Southern and 12 other universities in the state received a $250,000 education grant to be used to redesign courses using technology to improve student learning and promote unprecedented collaboration...

“Giving raises is not just about more money, but it’s an acknowledgement.” - Linda Hand, Faculty Senate President

Hand optimistic raises will ease campus tension

Victoria Taber, Staff Writer August 31, 2012

In June, Missouri Southern announced across the board raises for faculty and staff. According to Faculty Senate president Linda Hand, the raises lower tension and raises morale.   Raises for the University’s...

Nixon hosts higher ed meeting

Nathan Mills, Editor-in-chief February 17, 2012

Last week, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announced that state universities will be receiving an extra $40 million in funding from state appropriations after a settlement between several state attorneys general...

Our Opinion: Six pages: UNDER PROTEST

The Chart February 17, 2012

Reading through this week’s edition of The Chart, you may notice that it’s a little, shall we say, light.This week’s edition turned out to be only six pages.Six whole pages.Between a trip to competition...

$40 million added to higher ed for FY13

Missouri Southern, like all state-funded universities in the state, will be hit hard by budget cuts for the 2013 fiscal year.Up until Tuesday, each of those schools was bracing for a 12.5 percent cut in...

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