June 19, 2019 -- Wichita State University has modified its tuition request to the Kansas Board of Regents, asking to hold all tuition rates flat for the 2019-20 academic year – a 0.0% increase for undergraduate / graduate and resident / non-resident students. The Kansas Board of Regents approved the tuition increase today (June 19).

June 19, 2019 -- Wichita State’s original Innovation Campus building will be renamed for the university’s recently deceased president, John Bardo. The Kansas Board of Regents Wednesday (June 19) approved the name change, recommended by WSU Interim President Andy Tompkins.

June 12, 2019 -- Seven National Merit finalists and 11 National Hispanic Recognition scholars have chosen to attend Wichita State beginning fall 2019.

June 11, 2019 -- Wichita State University will lead a partnership between federal government, industry and academia to conduct research into reducing aircraft noise through the development of a next-generation aircraft engine acoustical liner. The research has implications for the development and use of new aircraft and where they can fly.

June 10, 2019 -- The United States Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) awarded Wichita State University’s National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) a $23.5 million contract for Modeling for Affordable, Sustainable Composites (MASC), aimed at developing a certification framework for enabling advanced materials and structural concepts for automated manufacturing.

June 10, 2019 - Wichita State University’s Innovation Campus was recently announced as a Regional Award Winner as part of the Kansas Department of Commerce’s Business Appreciation Month. 

June 10, 2019 - The Kansas Council for Economic Education has received a $3,500 grant from Westar Energy.

May 30, 2019 -- Coleen Pugh, a professor of Polymer Science at the University of Akron (Ohio), has been named the new dean of the Wichita State University Graduate School and associate vice president for Research and Technology Transfer, effective July 28.

May 29, 2019 -- WSU weekly briefings, normally held at 10 a.m. every Thursday, will not be held over the summer break, and will resume in August.

May 29, 2019 -- Recent Wichita State graduate Lauren Martinez is bringing her art skills to the Wichita River Festival.