Suzanne Shipley Chosen to Lead Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas

shipleyThe board of regents of Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas, has announced that Suzanne Shipley has been chosen as the sole finalist for president of the university. Under Texas law the university’s board of regents must wait 21 days before making the appointment official.

Midwestern State University enrolls about 5,200 undergraduate students and nearly 700 graduate students. Women make up 58 percent of the undergraduate student body.

Dr. Shipley is currently president of Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, a liberal arts institution that enrolls about 4,200 students. She has held that post since 2007. She previously served on the faculty at the University of Cincinnati, was dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, and was dean of the faculty at Notre Dame of Maryland University.

Dr. Shipley holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Texas Tech University in Lubbock. She earned a Ph.D. in German from the University of Texas.

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