May 30, 2024  
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Board of Regents

The Board of Regents is the legal entity of the University. Each member is appointed by the Governor to serve a term of six years or to serve the remainder of an unexpired term.


Samuel M. Sanchez, Chairman Fort Worth
R. Caven Crosnoe, Vice Chairman Wichita Falls
Nancy Marks, Secretary Wichita Falls
Warren Ayres Wichita Falls
Tiffany D. Burks Grand Prairie
Dr. F. Lynwood Givens Plano
Jeff Gregg Seymour
Shawn G. Hessing Fort Worth
Dr. Shelley Sweatt Wichita Falls


In accordance with the provisions of the Education Code, Sections 51.355 and 51.356, each public University’s Board of Regents includes one student member appointed by the Governor. Governor Rick Perry appointed MSU student Shayla Owens as the student regent for Midwestern State University. Her term began June 1, 2017, and will expire May 31, 2018.