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ESU Model Resonates with Kansas Lawmakers

May 11, 2023 Administration

Emporia State is building a new college experience from the ground up for its students — focusing on making strategic investments into the programs and courses that today’s students and Kansas businesses need. The ESU Model, which is action-oriented and data-driven, resonated with lawmakers in the Kansas Statehouse.

Emporia State University Announces New Schools

April 26, 2023 Administration

Emporia State University is boldly restructuring in order to create exciting new collaboration and innovation opportunities and to advance and evolve its academic programs. These changes help us to best serve future generations of students and the needs of the Kansas workforce.

Women's History Month Reception and Awards Ceremony

March 28, 2023 Administration

Come celebrate the women of Emporia State University on Friday, March 31 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the Greek Room of the Memorial Union. The Ethnic and Gender Studies Program is sponsoring the reception.

Bonner & Bonner Diversity Lecture Coming March 2

Feb. 23, 2023 Administration

“The Power of Story and the Danger of Absence” is the theme of the 2023 Bonner and Bonner Diversity Lecture: Civic Leadership for the Common Good. The event on Thursday, March 2 features Dr. Ferial Pearson, an assistant professor of teacher education at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Emporia State Winter Break Begins Thursday

Dec. 21, 2022 Administration

Because of the impending dangerous weather forecast for Thursday and Friday, the Emporia State University campus will shut down early for winter break.

Brent Thomas Named ESU’s New Provost, Vice President

Dec. 12, 2022 Administration

Emporia State University’s next provost and vice president for academic affairs has long shown his leadership abilities throughout his career at ESU. Dr. Brent Thomas was announced as the new academic leader this afternoon.

Fourth Provost Candidate on ESU Campus Thursday

Nov. 15, 2022 Administration

The final of four finalists for Emporia State’s next provost and vice president for academic affairs will be on campus Thursday (Nov. 17) to interview and meet various stakeholders as well as tour the Emporia community.