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Dr. Tisa A. Mason

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Dr. Tisa A. Mason curriculum vitae (PDF)

The first of five candidates selected as presidential finalists for Fort Hays State University will meet with campus and community groups on Monday and Tuesday, March 24-25.
The first finalist, Dr. Tisa A. Mason, currently serves as the vice president for student affairs at FHSU and will be accompanied by her husband, Bill Mason.

Dr. Tisa A. MasonSince July 2008, Dr. Mason has been responsible for the Division of Student Affairs at FHSU, serving as a member of the president’s executive leadership team, responsible for facilitating and coordinating recruitment, retention and graduation of students. Prior to her current appointment, Dr. Mason served as the dean of student life at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (2004-2007) and as executive director of Sigma Kappa Sorority & Foundation in Indianapolis, Ind. (1994-2004), among other positions.

A native of Feeding Hills, Mass., she received her Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va., a Master of Science in education from Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, and a Bachelor of Arts in sociology/anthropology from Transylvania University in Lexington, Ky. While pursing her doctorate, she was the recipient of the Armand J. and Mary Faust Galfo Education Research Award, given annually to the graduate student who has demonstrated outstanding promise in educational research and helpfulness to fellow students. She is also the recipient of multiple national awards, including the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors' Robert H. Shaffer Award and the Sue Kraft Fussell Distinguished Service Award as well as the National Society of Leadership and Success Excellence in Service to Students Award.

The community is invited and encouraged to meet the candidate for a reception on Monday, March 24, at 4:30 p.m. in the Stouffer Lounge, room 222, in the Memorial Union (700 College Drive) on the FHSU campus.

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Dr. Tisa A. Mason

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