Education at Fort Hays State University

Hosted By: Noah Taborda - October 18, 2021


Leading a public university during a devastating pandemic and demographic shifts slashing the number of college aged people is a mind boggling challenge. In addition to the evolving economy, emerging technology and politicization of government spending on higher education, the challenges are great. One of the six people entrusted to manage a state university in the Kansas Board of Regents is Tisa Mason, president of Fort Hays State University.

Mason has a grip on all these challenges and joins senior reporter Tim Carpenter to discussĀ  the business of operating Fort Hays and broader questions facing colleges and universities nationwide.

Read more about Fort Hays State University’sĀ program to provide higher education opportunities to students in China


Tisa Mason

president, Fort Hays State University

Tim Carpenter

senior reporter, Kansas Reflector