Vargas Speaks

Southeast Missouri State University

In this edition of Vargas Speaks:

• Update on the budget for the university for FY18

• 100,000 Strong for the Americas
(https://www.state.gov/p/wha/rt/100k/)

• Higher Learning Commission Strategy Forum
(https://www.hlcommission.org/Accreditation/aqip-strategy-forums.html)

Vargas Speaks: Episode 13

Aug 29, 2017
Southeast Missouri State University

In this edition of Vargas Speaks:
• A recap of eclipse activities at Southeast
• How Southeast is looking on headcount the first week of classes
• Update on the budget for the university for FY18 and the prospect of future cuts and how the university is addressing the budget challenges
• Update on retention and graduation rates
• Dr. Vargas talks about some of his short and long-term goals for Southeast
• Dr. Vargas shares some of the accomplishments he's most proud of after two years serving as president

Vargas Speaks: Episode 12

Jul 18, 2017
KRCU

In this edition of Vargas Speaks, Dr. Vargas discusses:

Vargas Speaks: Episode 11

May 26, 2017
Southeast Missouri State University

In this edition of Vargas Speaks, Dr. Vargas discusses:

• The university's budget and the tuition increase for FY18
• The Southeast Arrow's special report on sexual assault on campus (www.southeastarrow.com)
• The Board of Regents and how the board works
• The new Center for Speech and Hearing
• Doug Greene, who was given an honorary doctoral degree at spring commencement
• What Dr. Vargas said at a recent naturalization ceremony in Cape Girardeau. Vargas became a citizen of the U. S. in July 2016.

Southeast Missouri State University

In this edition of Vargas Speaks, Dr. Vargas discusses:

• the university's budget for FY18 and plans after proposed cuts by Governor Greitens
• the Redhawk Food Bank
• the latest on Cheney Hall which will remain closed for the 2017-2018 academic year
• the Mentor Transfer Program

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