Missouri S&T chancellor accepts Wright State presidency

Dr. Cheryl B. Schrader, Missouri S&T chancellor

Dr. Cheryl B. Schrader, Missouri S&T chancellor

Dr. Cheryl B. Schrader, chancellor of Missouri University of Science and Technology since April 2012, will become the next president of Wright State University in Fairborn, Ohio, on July 1, 2017, Wright State officials announced today (Monday, March 6, 2017). [Read more…]

Statement regarding presidential executive order temporarily banning citizens from seven countries from entering the U.S.

At 5 p.m. today (Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017), Missouri S&T Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader issued the following statement regarding the recent presidential executive order to temporarily ban immigrants and refugees from seven countries from entering the United States: [Read more…]

Missouri S&T chancellor named to NCAA Division II Presidents Council

Missouri S&T Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader

Missouri S&T Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader

Dr. Cheryl B. Schrader, chancellor of Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been selected to serve as a representative to the NCAA Division II Presidents Council, the organization’s highest governance office. [Read more…]

Chancellor brings Show Me Value Tour to Houston

Dr. Cheryl B. Schrader, Missouri S&T chancellor

Dr. Cheryl B. Schrader, Missouri S&T chancellor

Missouri S&T Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader will discuss the importance of a college education with students from Houston Middle School in Houston, Missouri, on Friday, Nov. 6, as part of the Show Me Value Tour, a statewide initiative by University of Missouri System leaders. Schrader will visit Houston Middle School at 10:20 a.m. to speak with students about the importance of preparing for a college degree. A media availability with Schrader will follow from 11-11:15 a.m. at the middle school. [Read more…]

Chancellor and family moving off-campus while university addresses issues at residence

While the university continues to inspect and address issues at the Chancellor’s Residence on the Missouri S&T campus, Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader and her family are moving a second time this semester.

In August, the chancellor and her family moved into Missouri S&T’s Residential College. This week, the Schraders will move off-campus to a residence that is better suited for both a family and an extended stay, located in the Quarry Subdivision east of Rolla. [Read more…]

Chancellor Schrader to deliver keynote at 2014 Project Lead the Way Summit

Missouri S&T Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader

Missouri S&T Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader

Dr. Cheryl B. Schrader, chancellor of Missouri University of Science and Technology, is one of the keynote speakers for the national 2014 Project Lead the Way Summit to be held Nov. 2-5 at the JW Marriott in Indianapolis. [Read more…]

Chancellor announces plans to add more Ph.D. students, strengthen signature areas

Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader receives her script from Phoenix, the Mars rover designed by Missouri S&T students, at the beginning of her Fall 2014 State of the University Address.

Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader receives her script from Phoenix, the Mars rover designed by Missouri S&T students, at the beginning of her Fall 2014 State of the University Address.

Missouri University of Science and Technology plans to boost the number of doctoral students and invest in two of Missouri S&T’s four best-in-class or “signature” areas through additional state funding, Missouri S&T Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader announced today (Wednesday, Oct. 8) during her State of the University Address. [Read more…]

Missouri S&T campus master plan envisions redefined campus

This map of the campus master plan envisions a new look for Missouri S&T.

This map of the campus master plan envisions a new look for Missouri S&T.

Update: The plan was adopted by the University of Missouri System Board of Curators on Friday, April 11, 2014.

A clearly defined university “arrival district” off U.S. Highway 63, an innovative learning commons at the center of campus, a modern structure to showcase interdisciplinary research, and a mix of student housing, retail and office buildings along Pine Street are among the possible future changes to the Missouri University of Science and Technology campus as envisioned in an updated campus master plan. [Read more…]

Women and STEM: A solution ready for flight

Missouri S&T Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader

Missouri S&T Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader

The following opinion piece by Missouri S&T Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader was written for Engineers Week 2014.

During his recent State of the State Address, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon put forth an ambitious plan to invest $22 million into education in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM. It’s a bold step in the right direction, and one that’s needed to ensure the state keeps up with the increasing demand for professionals in these fields. [Read more…]

Chancellor Schrader named IEEE Fellow

Missouri S&T Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader

Missouri S&T Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader

Dr. Cheryl B. Schrader, chancellor of Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named an IEEE Fellow in recognition of her leadership and contributions in engineering education. The honor is the highest grade of membership in the organization. [Read more…]