Dr. Steven W. Shirley fills the president’s post at MSU
Steven Shirley began serving as MiSU’s 11th president July 1, leading the university into its second century of service. As MiSU president, he also has oversight for DCB. Prior to joining MiSU, Shirley, who is a fourth-generation North Dakotan, served as VCSU president from 2008 to 2014.
MiSU’s Summer Theatre 49th season
“The Musical of Musicals” kicked off MiSU’s Summer Theatre 49th season. Other productions included “Spamalot,” a musical comedy adapted from “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” and “Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.” The company is comprised of community members and MiSU students, faculty and staff and annually performs for over 10,000 attendees.
MACIV hosts Columbian visitors
In June, MACIV, a nonprofit, community-and MiSU-based organization, hosted 15 European government officials and politicians, and in July, it hosted four Columbian government officials. They were interested in American social, political, environmental and economic issues and traveled under the International Visitor Leadership Program of the U.S. State Department. The delegation met with MiSU and regional representatives and toured the “oil patch.”