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…]

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…]

S&T State of the University Address features panel discussion

In her Oct. 4 State of the University Address at Missouri University of Science and Technology, Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader introduced a panel of members of the S&T community who discussed ways Missouri S&T’s strategic plan, “Rising to the Challenge,” is changing their university experience.

Before introducing the panelists, Schrader highlighted many of Missouri S&T’s good news items from the past year, including the completion of S&T’s new residence hall, University Commons, the change to a tobacco-free campus, news that a graduate and a current student competed in the Olympics in August, and the hiring of 29 new faculty members this fall. [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…]

Innovation Park building receives LEED certification

Missouri S&T's Technology Development Center is the first building in Innovation Park, a planned research park. Photos by Sam O'Keefe.

Missouri S&T’s Technology Development Center is the first building in Innovation Park, a planned research park. Photos by Sam O’Keefe.

Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Technology Development Center (TDC) was recently awarded LEED Silver Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. The LEED rating system is the foremost certification program for buildings, homes and communities that are designed, constructed, maintained and operated for improved environmental and human health performance.

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Chancellor Schrader to discuss STEM in St. Louis

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, will discuss the importance of STEM education (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) during a forum to be held next month in St. Louis. [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…]

S&T signs transfer agreement with Texas community college

Pictured, from left: Missouri S&T Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader; Laura Stoll, vice provost and dean for enrollment management at S&T; and Roderick Crowder, curriculum coordinator and faculty lead in Richland College’s engineering department at signing on Feb. 26.

Pictured, from left: Missouri S&T Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader; Laura Stoll, vice provost and dean for enrollment management at S&T; and Roderick Crowder, curriculum coordinator and faculty lead in Richland College’s engineering department, signed the articulation agreement on Feb. 26.

Representatives from Missouri University of Science and Technology and Richland College, a community college located in Dallas, recently signed a transfer agreement that gives Richland students full access to a degree from Missouri S&T.

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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…]