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Director of External Relations positon vaccant after Shields leaves to work for U.S. Senator

After three years as director of external relations, Brandt Shields has chosen to end his tenure at Missouri Western State University and take a positionĀ as the Kansas City District Director for U.S. Senator Roy Blunt. The St. Joseph native spoke in one of his first interviews as a member of the Western faculty back in 2015 about how much of... Read More

Eric Greitens proposes $68 million cut to higher education

In his annual State of the State address, Missouri Governor Eric Greitens proposed a $68 million cut to state higher education funding. In a statement to staff, President Robert Vartabedian said that this cut would equate to a $2.2 million reduction for Missouri Western. This is the second round of cuts that the governor has proposed since he took office... Read More