Missouri State University - West Plains

Speeches and Articles

Speeches and Interviews

October 1, 2013:
State of the University/Campus 2013, President Clif Smart and Chancellor Drew Bennett
September 11, 2012:
State of the University/Campus 2012, Interim President Clif Smart and Chancellor Drew Bennett
April 2012:
Grizzly Athletics: Securing the Future

Ky3 Sportscaster Ned Reynolds' Interview with Chancellor Drew Bennett and former chancellors Marv Looney, Fred Marty and Kent Thomas. (YouTube video)
July 11, 2012
KSMU:Ozarks Public Radio:
Microphone - Radio Interview
With New Plan, Missouri State University-West Plains Addresses Unique Challenges to Serve Rural Student Population,
Senior Reporter Jennifer Davidson and Chancellor Drew Bennett
October 4, 2011:
State of the University/Campus 2011, Interim President Clif Smart and Chancellor Drew Bennett
October 12, 2010:
State of the University/Campus 2010, President James E. Cofer, Sr. and Chancellor Drew Bennett
December 13, 2007 - KDY 102.5:Microphone - Radio Interview
Grizzly Halftime Interview with Chancellor Drew Bennett and Dr. Marv Looney

(Transcript)
November 11, 2007:
Keynote Remarks at Springfield Campus' A Musical Salute to Our Veterans

OP-ED

September 13, 2013 – West Plains Daily Quill
Join Us for a Celebration!
May 1, 2013 – West Plains Daily Quill
Campus' History of Progress Epitomized in Outreach Efforts
February 5, 2013 – West Plains Daily Quill
Missouri State University-West Plains Thankful for 50 Years; Many Anniversary Events Planned!
May 30, 2011 – Community College Week
Devotion To Education Must Match Acclaim For Award-Winning Film
February 10, 2011 – Houston Herald
Missouri State University-West Plains showcases itself before higher ed head
Institution offers a full college experience
October 12, 2009 – Inside Higher Ed
Picking Up Crumbs
August 26, 2009 – Howell County News
Culture Does Not Conflict With College
August 12, 2009 – West Plains Daily Quill
The Impact of Higher Education? Priceless
March 27, 2009 – Chronicle of Higher Education
Corporate Donors Can Make a Huge Difference
February 19, 2009 – Inside Higher Ed
An Open Letter to President Obama
December 11, 2008 – Houston Herald
There Is No Bad Time For College
September 12, 2008 – West Plains Daily Quill
A+ Program a Wise Investment in the Future
April 19, 2008 – Kansas City Star
Prestige or Purpose?
December 7, 2007 – West Plains Daily Quill
Chancellor’s Column: Ozark Globalization
October 26, 2007 – Springfield News-Leader
What We Should Tell Our Kids About College

Letters to the Editor

Book Reviews