Wright State in the News

DBJ: Wright State projects $7M budget surplus after two-year shortfall

Excerpt After a two-year budget shortfall, Wright State University is projecting a surplus for 2018. In a letter sent to the Wright State community, President Cheryl Schrader stated the university is “righting our financial ship,” and is predicting a $7.2 million budget surplus when … Continue reading

Xenia Daily Gazette: Wright State student worked with monorails at Disney

Excerpt Wright State University student Hannah Tokasz is a Disney fanatic. She spent more than six months working at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, through a college internship program. She got the chance to drive “Monorail Green,” which became … Continue reading

Fairborn Daily Herald: Five at Wright State honored as Distinguished Military Graduates

Excerpt The day of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, his father drove to Logan Hunt’s school in rural eastern Ohio and pulled his son out of his third-grade class. The two went home, sat together on the couch … Continue reading

DDN OpEd: Public universities push the value of higher education

Guest column by Wright State University President Cheryl B. Schrader A recent statewide poll of likely voters affirmed that a large majority of Ohioans recognize and appreciate the high-impact, high-value benefits of our state’s system of public universities. Commissioned by … Continue reading

Fairborn Daily Herald: Wright State graduate earns 2 degrees

One college degree is nice. Two are even nicer. Continue reading

Fairborn Daily Herald: GCCC Valedictorian headed to Wright State, Raj Soin College of Business

Clare Butcher from the information technology program is valedictorian and will attend Wright State’s College of Business… Continue reading

Fairborn Daily Herald: Wright State, Ohio universities aiming to close attainment gap

Excerpt Ohio’s 14 public universities, including Wright State University, are launching a statewide communication campaign designed to raise awareness of the value of public higher education and spur efforts to close the state’s increasingly alarming higher education attainment gap. To … Continue reading

DDN: Wright State medical school grads celebrate

Wright State University awarded medical degrees to 96 graduates on Thursday night at the Schuster Center in downtown Dayton. View the photo gallery from the Dayton Daily News.

Dayton Business Journal: Wright State hires new provost

Excerpt An Appalachian State administrator has been selected as the next provost of Wright State University. Susan Edwards, vice provost for faculty affairs at the North Carolina-based university, was named to the position Thursday. In addition to her role as provost, … Continue reading

Fairborn Daily Herald: Students commit to Wright State at signing day

Excerpt Future Wright State University students were greeted with smiles, handshakes, back pats and congratulatory fist bumps. There were snacks, music, balloons and souvenir photos. And the students walked away with gold-stickered certificates making them official Raiders. Hundreds of incoming … Continue reading