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President Search

Texas Tech University System
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Nov 12, 2021

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Position Type
Executive, Chancellors & Presidents
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Full Time
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President Search

Midwestern State University (

The Board of Regents and Chancellor of the Texas Tech University System (TTU System) invite nominations, inquiries and applications in its national search for the position of President of Midwestern State University (MSU Texas) in Wichita Falls,Texas.

The President serves as the chief executive officer of MSU Texas and is responsible for the executive management of its operations.The President provides overall leadership in the planning and management of the academic, research, service, fiscal, administrative and operational missions of MSU Texas.

MSU Texas, a member of the Texas Tech University System, will celebrate its centennial in 2022. Established in 1922 as Wichita Falls Junior College, MSU Texas has grown into a comprehensive regional university with a 255-acre campus in Wichita Falls, Texas, and a student learning center in Flower Mound. The campus community includes nearly 6,000 students from 44 states and 54 foreign countries ,as well as more than 1,200 faculty and staff. Campus operations are supported by an annual operating budget of $124 million. MSU Texas is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and graduate degrees. Students chose from 49 undergraduate, 27 graduate and several pre-professional programs offered through six academic colleges and its graduate school. MSU Texas is the only university in Texas to become a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC).

The next President will lead the institution’s continued transition as a member of the TTU System and has the opportunity to build the university’s academic, research and engagement opportunities by leveraging this new partnership. The TTU System is one of only nine higher education institutions in the nation to offer programs for undergraduate, medical, law, nursing, pharmacy, dental, and veterinary education, among other academic areas. MSU Texas seeks an innovative and visionary leader with the following:

• Earned doctorate or equivalent professional degree from an accredited institution.

• Extensive professional, administrative or public service experience including experience relating to higher education administration of a university college.

• Demonstrated exceptional leadership and integrity in an academic and/or service environment.

• An exemplary record of scholarly, professional and individual credentials.

• An established record of forward-thinking vision and innovation with proven record of growth and success.

• A commitment to diversity and interprofessional collaboration.

• An alignment with the university's values-based culture.

• A commitment to and proven record of community partnership and collaboration.

More information about MSU Texas, the search process and President's role are available at:

Application Procedure:

Nominations, applications and inquiries may be made in confidence. Applications should be submitted no later than Jan. 3, 2022, to assure full consideration by the search committee. Initial application materials should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae with a resume and/or biographical profile, and contact information for five references (who will not be contacted without permission).

Nominations and applications may be submitted electronically (PDF format) in confidence to

The MSU Texas President is appointed by the TTU System Board of Regents, with a recommendation from the Chancellor (the TTU System's CEO).The President reports directly to the Chancellor and is a peer direct report with the Presidents of Texas Tech University, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Angelo State University and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso.

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