ESU Academic Year Begins with General Assembly

By: From 13 News, and ESU, Posted by Ralph Hipp
By: From 13 News, and ESU, Posted by Ralph Hipp
Next Monday

Assistant Professor Amy Sage Webb and Emporia State University President Michael D. Shonrock react to a student's comment after Shonrock announced that Webb had received the 2012 Roe R. Cross Distinguished Professor Award. (Photo by James R. Garvey/Emporia State University)


EMPORIA STATE — The Fall 2012 General Assembly at Emporia State University is an opportunity to reflect on accomplishments during the first eight seven months of Dr. Michael D. Shonrock’s tenure as president and look forward to what the future holds.

The assembly begins Monday afternoon at 2:00, in Webb Hall of the Memorial Union. General Assembly traditionally launches the semester for faculty, staff and students and is open to the public. A reception will follow outside the Skyline Room restaurant in the Memorial Union, an opportunity to walk through the newly renovated areas of the Union.

Classes for the fall semester begin next Wednesday, August 15th.

About Emporia State University:
Founded in 1863 as Kansas State Normal — the state’s premier institution to educate teachers — Emporia State University offers 42 undergraduate and 27 graduate degrees in the School of Business, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, School of Library and Information Management and The Teachers College. SLIM also offers a Ph.D. program.

Emporia State is ranked as a Tier 1 Top 100 Regional University in the 2012 edition of “Best Colleges” compiled by U.S. News & World Report. The publication also cited ESU’s School of Business as a best value for both in-state and out-of-state students.


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