January 17, 2023 — It’s a new year and a new semester at Wichita State University, and our campus is alive with innovation, opportunities and Shocker spirit.
Image of President Muma speaking into microphone and text A message from President Muma.
December 14, 2022 — Earlier this fall, I announced that all benefits-eligible employees were being provided with two personal days to use during the upcoming campus shutdown. I'm pleased to now announce that — in alignment with the other Regents universities — WSU is providing benefits-eligible employees with two more personal days away from work, for a total of four.
December 13, 2022 — As the year draws to a close, Wichita State has so much to celebrate, including each of you. I want to thank all of you for everything you do each day and your commitment to Shocker Nation.
December 12, 2022 — As the year draws to a close, Wichita State has so much to celebrate, including each of our amazing students. I want to thank all of you for choosing WSU and for all your hard work this year.
You're invited to the president's winter holiday party. Come and go, 1-4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1; Beggs Ballroom, Rhatigan Student Center
November 8, 2022 — President Rick Muma and First Gentleman Rick Case cordially invite all faculty and staff to the Wichita State Winter Party from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1 in the RSC Shirley Beggs Ballroom (third floor). The President’s Executive Team will be there to greet attendees. Party attendees will receive a complimentary holiday glass — the first in a yearly series of vintage WuShock glasses — while supplies last. One per person. Please RSVP for one of three time slots by Nov. 23.
Image of President Muma speaking into microphone and text A message from President Muma.
October 21, 2022 — Hello, Shocker family! The leaves are turning, the weather is getting colder and before we know it, the winter holiday season will be upon us. It’s been a wonderful year so far at Wichita State — and that’s because of all the hard work and dedication from you, my fellow Shockers. As a token of my appreciation for all that you do, WSU is providing all benefits-eligible employees two personal days away from work during the upcoming campus shutdown. Employees will not have to use accrued leave for these two days during shutdown and may only use them from Dec. … Continue reading "Benefits-eligible employees given two additional days of paid leave for campus shutdown"
October 14, 2022 — Make sure to catch the latest episode of my "Forward Together" podcast, where I talk with Athletic Director Kevin Saal about all things Shocker Athletics and NIL. Watch it here — https://wsu.news/FTWSaal — or listen at https://wsu.news/ftpodcast.
Image of President Muma speaking into microphone and text A message from President Muma.
September 8, 2022 — One of our fellow Regents institutions announced an organizational restructuring using, in part, a policy issued by the Kansas Board of Regents in response to the financial pressures created by the COVID-19 pandemic.  
September 7, 2022 — September is National Suicide Prevention Month. To highlight the importance of this month, President Rick Muma is encouraging students, faculty and staff to engage with Wichita State's nationally recognized Suspenders4Hope Preventing Suicide training. The training helps amplify efforts at WSU to reduce the stigma around mental health and to normalize treatment.
Image of President Muma speaking into microphone and text A message from President Muma.
September 1, 2022 — Wichita State University has a long history of individuals committed to making it a place where students and our entire community can learn and grow. This year, the WSU Foundation is hosting the first annual Founders’ Day of Giving to honor the legacy that was begun in September of 1895, which we continue to build today.