Vargas Speaks

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

Vargas Speaks: Episode 9

Feb 10, 2017

EDITOR'S NOTE: On Thursday, February 9, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit decided not to reinstate Trump’s executive action on immigration and refugees while the policy works its way through the legal system. This occurred after this episode was recorded.

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

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