University News

Idea marketplace explores bold ideas to shape Wright State’s future

During the idea marketplace, the strategic initiative working groups used large colorful displays to present the project ideas they want to include in the strategic plan. Continue reading

Wright State pilot project on textbooks, online access saved students almost twice what was estimated

Wright State will expand the pilot program this fall, involving 40 courses impacting 120 sections and up to 6,105 students with a savings estimate of $651,000. Continue reading

Wright State pumps $1.5 billion into economy, supports over 20,000 jobs, according to new higher education study

Wright State University adds $1.5 billion annually to the region’s economy and supports more than 20,000 jobs through its spending on operations and research and through spending by students, visitors and alumni, according to a new economic impact study. Continue reading

Wright State expects to post multimillion-dollar budget surpluses after years of deficits

Wright State will post a $7.2 million budget surplus this year and has crafted a fiscal 2019 budget with a $3 million surplus that earmarks funds for strategic investments to bolster tuition revenue and build the university’s future. Continue reading

Susan Edwards of Appalachian State named provost of Wright State University

Susan Edwards, vice provost for faculty affairs at Appalachian State University, will join Wright State as executive vice president for academic affairs and provost on July 30. Continue reading

Spring 2018 commencement ceremony in photos

Wright State University honored more than 2,000 graduating students at its spring commencement ceremony April 28 in the Wright State Nutter Center. Continue reading

At spring commencement, President Schrader encourages graduates to be entrepreneurs, innovators, humanitarians

“I have seen firsthand your passion for helping others. Never forget that one person can make a difference,” President Cheryl B. Schrader told graduates. Continue reading