Jan. 2, 2019 -- President John Bardo is focusing on his recovery from November and December surgeries for a lung condition. During this time, he has requested Provost Richard Muma serve as acting president.

Dec. 14, 2018 -- Academe is a compilation of Wichita State University faculty and staff news, published quarterly.

Oct. 31, 2018 -- Wichita State Vice President for facilities Eric King is retiring after a career that left its mark at universities across the state.

Oct. 18, 2018 -- Dennis Livesay, dean of the Graduate School, associate vice president for Research and Technology Transfer, and professor of chemistry at Wichita State University, has been named the new dean of WSU's College of Engineering, effective Jan. 1.

Oct. 5, 2018 -- Retired Lt. Colonel Larry Burks is the new director of Military and Veteran Services at Wichita State University.

July, 2017- Billy Martin, director and research scientist at the NIAR Environmental Test Lab, has invented a prototype that protects wind turbines from multiple lightning strikes.