February 3, 2023 — Course Evaluations are being conducted for both SPTEs and the Course Evaluations and Surveys (CES) pilot. Since CES is a pilot, not all courses will be available for administration. It's suggested that you elect to use one or the other evaluation tool for a single course. If you are unsure which evaluation tool to use, check with your department.
February 3, 2023 — Kathy Downes, dean of WSU Libraries, will retire at the end of the year. Downes has served as dean since 2017 and has worked for over 40 years at Wichita State.
February 2, 2023 — To help faculty and staff plan their time off and work schedules throughout the year, Wichita State shares the winter closedown period schedule that has been approved for this year. The closedown will commence at the end of the day on Tuesday Dec. 19, 2023, and WSU will reopen the morning of Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2024. The closedown is 10 days, two of which are paid holidays. Classes will not be in session during this period.
February 1, 2023 — The W. Frank Barton School of Business has named Stephanie Cockrell as its new director of graduate programs. In the role, Cockrell will work to define and execute strategies to increase enrollment and retention as well as deliver robust experiences for graduate students.
January 30, 2023 — As financial wellness programs have grown in high schools and services in financial aid have become more focused around financial wellness, the Office of Student Money Management announced that student money management services are now available through the Office of Financial Aid.
January 29, 2023 — The University Budget Office webpage has a new look. Check out the changes and find some new resources and information as the office starts to get ready for the next fiscal year's budget process.
Open/Alternative Textbook (OAT) Initiative deadline on 2/15/23 There are now two options for course designations: OAT-ZERO Cost, OAT-LOw Cost
January 26, 2023 — The deadline to apply for Open/Alternative Textbook (OAT) course designations is Wednesday, Feb. 15.
The Range podcast's logo shows Wichita's downtown skyline set against rolling Kansas hills. The text reads: "A podcast for Kansans about Kansans. Start listening."
January 26, 2023 — KMUW is marking its third anniversary of the weekly local news program, The Range. The first episode debuted on Jan. 17, 2020
January 24, 2023 — The Jan. 23 Faculty Senate meeting provided updated information on the academic portfolio and workload review from rpk Group that was commissioned by the Kansas Board of Regents last spring.
AmeriCorps VISTA Group Picture
January 23, 2023 — The Community Engagement Institute AmeriCorps programs have a dedicated group of members serving throughout Kansas, tackling the nation's most pressing challenges.