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Provost candidate looks to make Fort Hays State ‘hum’ »

Dr. Graham Glynn

By NICK BUDD Hays Post One of the five finalists for the position of provost at Fort Hays State University, Dr. Graham Glynn said he is confident to face what he calls the “disruptive age of higher education” if he lands the job. Glynn is the vice provost and executive dean of college-wide programs at […]

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Provost candidate: FHSU poised for education innovation »

Dr. Cheryl Santos-Hatchett

By NICK BUDD Hays Post Should her next job be in Hays, Kansas, it will be a big culture change for Bronx-native Dr. Cheryl Santos-Hatchett, one of five finalists for the position of Fort Hays State University provost. But she says she’s already amazed at the university’s success in the field of higher education. “(FHSU) […]

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Area High School Scoreboard for 1/23/15 (Girls) »

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AREA SCORES Mid Continent League Tournament Semifinal Hays-TMP-Marian 62, Stockton 56, OT Hill City 36, Norton 28 Hoisington Tournament Semifinal Ellinwood 51, Hoisington 32 Russell 56, LaCrosse 34 Northern Plains League Tournament Consolation Rock Hills 52, Chase 36 Fifth Place Glasco/Miltonvale-Southern Cloud 41, Pike Valley 31 Third Place Lincoln 39, Lakeside 35 Championship Thunder Ridge […]

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Area High School Scoreboard for 1/23/15 (Boys) »

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Area Scores Colby Classic Tournament Semifinal Hays 73, Palmer Ridge, Colo. 62 Scott City 74, KC Schlagle 49 Hoisington Tournament Semifinal LaCrosse 41, Russell 29 Mid Continent League Tournament Semifinal Hays-TMP-Marian 66, Stockton 40 Hill City 47, Norton 45, OT Northern Plains League Tournament Seventh Place Chase 59, Natoma 40 Third Place Osborne 55, Rock […]

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Obama touts Kan. roots, plans for middle class at KU stop »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post LAWRENCE — President Barack Obama dug into his roots on Thursday afternoon at a stop in Lawrence where the president continued to advertise his plan to strengthen the middle class. Obama’s mother was born in Wichita and his grandparents hailed from Augusta and El Dorado. On Tuesday’s State of the […]

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Salvation Army nearly doubles goal during holiday bell-ringing »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post After a lackluster year in 2013, the Salvation Army of Ellis County began the new year with a major success story. The organization raised approximately $38,000, almost twice the amount of the original goal of raising $20,000. Almost 90 percent of the funds raised will go toward an emergency assistance […]

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Area High School Scoreboard for 1/16 »

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BOYS BASKETBALL Local Scores Western Athletic Conference Garden City 58, Hays 46 Dodge City 50, Great Bend 36 Central Prairie League Central Plains 69, Victoria 37 Kiowa County 58, Kinsley 47 LaCrosse 59, Otis-Bison 37 Mid-Continent League Hays-TMP-Marian 75, Smith Center 42 Hill City 73, Ellis 63 Stockton 51, Oakley 29 Northern Plains League Tournament […]

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FHSU announces finalists for provost position, sets interview times »

Fort Hays State University

FHSU University Relations HAYS — The national search to find a new provost for Fort Hays State University has been narrowed to five finalists, who will soon visit the Hays campus. FHSU is organized into three divisions: Student Affairs; Administration and Finance; and Academic Affairs. The provost, as chief academic officer, leads the Division of […]

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Martin appoints FHSU task force to examine university efficiencies »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post Fort Hays State University President Mirta Martin has appointed a task force at FHSU to “re-engineer” operations. The task force is comprised of faculty members who aren’t in an administrative role. “I charged them to look at everything that we do and to create a system that would tap into […]

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Hays commissioners discuss CID policy at work session »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post Simply banning future community improvement districts within the city of Hays was just one of several ideas brought up during Thursday night’s discussion over the city’s Community Improvement District Policy. The discussion was sparked after the Hays City Commission approved a CID at the Hays mall by a vote of […]

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Hays City Commission will discuss CID policy, zoning plan »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post Hays city commissioners will revisit the city’s Community Improvement District Policy at their Thursday night work session. Mayor Henry Schwaller brought up the idea after commissioners approved a plan in November where mall developers will not provide any capital toward improvements that will be funded through a community improvement district. One […]

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Evolving U.S.-Cuba relations a personal issue for FHSU president »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post To say Fort Hays State University President Mirta Martin took an unconventional path to northwest Kansas is an understatement. After growing up in a poverty-ridden home in Cuba, her family fled to Spain where she was schooled in a convent. Later in her childhood, Martin’s family came to the United States […]

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Hays Post News for 1/14/15 »

Hays Post News

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