MSU President Wants Diversity

1 decade 2 years 8 months ago Wednesday, April 05 2006 Apr 5, 2006 Wednesday, April 05, 2006 1:06:41 PM CDT April 05, 2006 in News
In his first public address since being appointed in July, President Michael Nietzel said yesterday he plans to make Missouri State a distinctive university. Nietzel said some changes would be necessary, including making academic standards more rigorous and raising minority enrollment from the current 5.9%. Nietzel also wants to bring in more money. He said endowments should be doubled to 20 or more and called for a major capital campaign. On tuition, Neitzel said Missouri State should look at whether it is charging enough. The current rate is more than $5400 for one year of classes.

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