Midwestern State University is pleased to announce the
appointment of Dr. Beth Reissenweber as the Vice President of Administration and Finance.
Reissenweber emerged from a national search guided by AGB
Search as an individual with vision, experience, and the background to lead the
university’s finance and administration. She arrives at MSU after serving
as Vice President for Finance and Administration at Augsburg University and as
Vice President for Finance and Treasurer at Aurora University.
“We look forward to working with Dr. Reissenweber to
maintain our stable financial and administrative positioning at MSU Texas as we
work together to achieve our goals to increase enrollment and extend our
reputation, ” MSU Texas President Suzanne Shipley said.
Reissenweber will join staff at Midwestern State on August
“I am very excited and honored to be joining the MSU Texas
community under the leadership of President Suzanne Shipley,” Reissenweber
said. “During my visit to campus, I enjoyed meeting so many outstanding
individuals dedicated to MSU, its students, and the Wichita Falls community.”
The campus itself was also a draw for Reissenweber. “I was
impressed by the beautiful campus and summer renovations such as the vibrant
new learning spaces in the Moffett Library and terrific new Health Sciences and
Human Services Building,” she said.
Reissenweber earned her Ph.D. in educational studies from
the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, her MBA from Indiana University, and she
holds the BS in Business Administration from Elmhurst College. She began her
professional career in the treasurer’s office for the First Church of Christ
Scientist in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1985. She also progressed through
positions of increasing responsibility at Roosevelt University from
Reissenweber is a member of the 2018-19 Class of the
Executive Leadership Academy, American Institute for Academic Leadership. She
earned awards at Augsburg University, including runner-up in the 2017
Association of Commuter Transportation National Marketing and Outreach.
She’s embracing her next challenge.
“MSU Texas is an amazing institution,” Reissenweber said.
“The team there is just terrific. I’m looking forward to the opportunity to
serve there. And I look forward to attending sporting events this fall with my
family, and cheering on the Mustangs! Go Mustangs!”
University, located in Wichita Falls, Texas, is known for its strong programs
in the arts, humanities, sciences, and social sciences as well as accredited
professional programs in mechanical engineering, social work, nursing,
radiologic science, respiratory care, athletic training, and business, among
others. Midwestern State is the only Texas university to become a member of the
Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC). Students at MSU Texas choose
from more than 60 majors. Sixty-five percent of students are traditional age
(18-24). Classes average fewer than 30 students, and most are taught by
full-time faculty, not graduate assistants. Students are active in more than
100 organizations and bring a spirit of competition to 13 NCAA Division II