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Wichita State University news releases, media contacts and resources

The Strategic Communications news and media relations team supports the university and its many departments and centers with news coverage, from announcing major news to promoting upcoming events, all with an eye on the mission and vision of Wichita State.

 

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News and Media Relations staff

Lainie Mazzullo-Hart

Director of News and Media Relations (Primary media contact)

lainie.mazzullo@wichita.edu

(316) 978-3409

Sara Ornelas

Marketing Content Strategist

sara.ornelas@wichita.edu

(316) 978-3456

Paul Suellentrop

Senior Communicator

paul.suellentrop@wichita.edu

(316) 978-5596

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May 6, 2021 -- The Kansas Board of Regents has appointed Dr. Richard Muma as the 15th president of Wichita State University. Muma is currently interim president of Wichita State University.

May 5, 2021 -- Media are invited to a news conference following Thursday’s Kansas Board of Regents’ announcement of the 15th president of Wichita State University.

May 5, 2021 - The W. Frank Barton School of Business at Wichita State University is adding three online majors to its degree program.
International business, marketing and accounting degrees will be fully online degrees taught by the same Barton School professors who teach in-person business classes. Wichita State offers real-time and asynchronous online classes.

May 3, 2021 -- Customer complaints filed against major U.S. airlines soared amid the coronavirus pandemic, even as the carriers generally did better with on-time arrivals and baggage handling during the health crisis, according to the annual Airline Quality Rating released today by Wichita State University.

May 3, 2021 - The W. Frank Barton School of Business at Wichita State University has launched its Executive-in-Residence program. This program will provide Barton School students, faculty and the Wichita community with vital perspectives and knowledge from industry leaders. Tom Gentile, president and CEO of Spirit AeroSystems, will serve as the program’s first resident for the Fall 2021 semester.