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Statement from WSU and WSU Tech regarding WSU Tech's 2020 virtual commencement.Read WSU's statement
Information about the December 2019 security incident.Learn more about this topic
Wichita State, WSU Tech and Chihuahua, Mexico, are in discussions about a partnership that could include programs located in Mexico.Learn more about this topic
On Oct. 31, the Kansas Board of Regents named Jay Golden as the 14th president of Wichita State University. Golden, the former vice chancellor at East Carolina University, is a leading researcher in environmental sustainability and an advocate for applied learning and economic development.Learn more about this topic
Design for Woolsey Hall, the new building to house the Barton School of Business, is under way. Researchers from a selected architectural team were on campus in October to become more familiar with the current Barton School of Business facilities, observe how students, faculty and staff move through campus, and learn about the types of spaces that most resonate with our community.Learn more about this topic
Public-private partnerships, known as "P3s," are a well-established method for universities needing to secure alternative funding, and they are not new to higher education nor to Kansas. P3s are all around us, in research collaborations, bond financing, tax incentives and investments.Learn more about this topic
A new partnership between Wichita State University and McConnell Air Force Base will provide military personnel the opportunity to work toward their bachelor's degree while on base. Those with a military ID can take courses toward seven undergraduate degrees. Each military student has the option to utilize the Tuition Assistance program offered by McConnell's Education Office.Learn more about this topic
Starting fall 2018, students were able to take advantage of the new affiliation between Wichita State University and WSU Tech – formerly known as Wichita Area Technical College.
While the two remain separate degree-granting institutions, the formalized affiliation now allows for more collaborative possibilities, as well as increased availability and quality of opportunities for students, while directly meeting the core workforce needs of the state.Learn more about this topic