MSUM President Anne Blackhurst has named Joseph D. Bessie to be Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs. Bessie is currently a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin–Stout, where he also served as Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs.
By: Kevin Wallevand, WDAY Moorhead, MN (WDAY TV) – Our spring that seems to be taking its time coming has put a runner’s cramp into some of those training for the marathon. But for some MSUM students, the offer from the university provost has been too good to refuse. Dr. Anne Blackhurst sent out a tweet to the campus which […]
An opinion article published by slate.com, A Ghost Town with a Quad, on Nov. 26, 2013 discusses university wide conversations at MSU Moorhead to adjust the numbers of its faculty members to a student body that has declined 10.9 percent since 2010. The article suggests that MSUM will soon have no departments of English, physics, or history and names several […]
Provost Anne Blackhurst presented faculty with an initial prioritization of academic units Nov. 20 for review and response. The list was prepared using quantifiable measures including the number of majors within each program. Faculty are being asked to respond by Nov. 26 with additional information including program history, quality, and strategic opportunities. Based on these additional factors, a revised list […]