Vargas Speaks

Each month, KRCU sits down with Dr. Carlos Vargas, President of Southeast Missouri State University, to discuss happenings at the institution as well as Higher Education broadly.

 

Focus on Southeast

The video companion to Vargas Speaks is called Focus on Southeast. You can watch monthly episodes by clicking on the links below.

September 2016
October 2016
November 2016
December 2016
February 2017
March 2017
Late March 2017
May 2017

Vargas Speaks - Episode 3

May 31, 2016
Dan Woods / KRCU

Dan Woods sat down with Southeast President Carlos Vargas on Wednesday, May 25 and talked about a range of topics including the Spring 2016 commencement, next year's budget for higher education in Missouri, how tuition rates at Southeast compare with other area institutions and an update on the Greek Village.

Woods: So, it's been a busy month...inauguration at the beginning of the month and then commencement and I understand we had a record-breaking number of graduates.

Vargas Speaks - Episode 2

Apr 25, 2016
Jason Brown / KRCU

Dan Woods sat down with Southeast President Carlos Vargas on Wednesday, April 20 and talked about a range of topics including the upcoming Presidential Inauguration on May 5 and updates on the Diversity Task Force and the search for a new Athletic Director.

Vargas Speaks - Episode 1

Mar 23, 2016
Southeast Missouri State University / KRCU

KRCU's Dan Woods sat down with Southeast President Dr. Carlos Vargas on Monday, March 21, 2016.

In Segment 1: Dr. Vargas talks about his interest in sports and how he uses athletics as a way to connect with students. He also talks about the search for a new Athletic Director.

In Segment 2: Dr. Vargas talks about funding for higher education in Missouri for FY17 and about Senate Bill 589 that proposes to remove the current ban on carrying concealed weapons in higher educational institutions.

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