Coverage of Cheryl B. Schrader’s presidential appointment

Cheryl B. Schrader addressing the Wright State community for the first time after the Board of Trustees appointed her the university’s next president.

Cheryl B. Schrader, chancellor of Missouri University of Science and Technology, was was publicly introduced as Wright State’s next president on March 6. Here’s a roundup of coverage of Schrader’s appointment:

Dayton Business Journal: Wright State names Cheryl Schrader new president
Wright State University has named Cheryl Schrader president. The school announced the decision Monday morning. Schrader is chancellor of the Missouri University of Science and Technology.

“Of primary importance to me is the utmost care and concern for the people of Wright State University,” Schrader said. “You have gone through a tumultuous several years. You can expect leadership from the new president that engages and empowers the community.” Read the article >>

WDTN, Five on 2: Cheryl B. Schrader named Wright State’s President-Designate
“I am both honored and humbled to be the seventh president in the history of Wright State University,” Dr. Schrader said. “And, I do have to let you all in on a little secret. Seven is my lucky number.” Watch the report >>

ABC 22: Wright State University names Cheryl Schrader as its next president
Schrader is used to breaking the glass ceiling. She’s the chancellor of Missouri University of Science and Technology, the first woman to hold that position in the school’s 150 year history. Watch the report >>

WHIO News Center 7: Wright State names next president

“I am honored and humbled to become Wright State’s seventh president,” Schrader said. Watch the report >>

Dayton Daily News: 3 things to know about Wright State’s next president
Schrader is not from Ohio but she went to college in the neighboring state of Indiana. She obtained her bachelor’s degree from Valparaiso University. Later on she earned her master’s degree and doctorate from Notre Dame University in South Bend, Indiana. Read the article >>

Missouri S&T News: Missouri S&T chancellor accepts Wright State presidency

“I join Missouri S&T and the entire University of Missouri System community in congratulating Chancellor Schrader on her new appointment,” says UM System President Mun Choi. “She has significantly advanced our mission for excellence in research, education, outreach and economic development. Missouri S&T is more vital and resilient as a result of her leadership and the many contributions of the faculty and staff.” Read the article >>

The Guardian: Cheryl Schrader named Wright State University’s first female president

“As the president designate of this fine university, I believe that institutions like Wright State must take a leadership role in addressing challenges, and we must provide abundant opportunities for young men and women to excel in fields that will define our future, our success and will help improve our world and the human condition,” Schrader said. Read the article >>

WYSO Public Radio: Wright State’s new president to focus on financial sustainability, transparency

“Over the first year, I will focus on a three-fold mission: financial sustainability, administrative transparency and campus conversation,” she says. Listen to the report >>

Fairborn Daily Herald: Schrader named 7th Wright State president

“We must provide abundant opportunities for young men and women to excel in fields that will define our future, our success and will help improve our world and the human condition. We must nurture an ecosystem that allows creativity and innovation to thrive among all of our students, scholars, our researchers and our employees.” Read the article >>

WVXU Public Radio: Wright State names first female president
“This is the right time to be at Wright State,” says Schrader. “The university has built up its potential over the past decade and is poised to move to the next level. And that’s where I would like to be.” Read the article >>

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