Fort Hays State University

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Fort Hays State University
MottoForward thinking. World ready.
TypePublic, coeducational
Established1902 (1902)
Parent institution
Kansas Board of Regents
Endowment$91.44 million (2017)[1]
Budget$155.5 million[2]
PresidentTisa Mason
ProvostJeff Briggs (interim)
Academic staff
851
Students15,100 (fall 2017)[3]
Location, ,
U.S.

38°52′24″N 99°20′36″W / 38.87333°N 99.34333°W / 38.87333; -99.34333Coordinates: 38°52′24″N 99°20′36″W / 38.87333°N 99.34333°W / 38.87333; -99.34333
CampusRural
200 acres (0.81 km2)
ColorsBlack and gold[4]
         
NicknameTigers
Sporting affiliations
NCAA Division IIThe MIAA
MascotVictor E. Tiger
Websitefhsu.edu
Fort Hays State University wordmark.svg

Fort Hays State University (FHSU) is a public university in Hays, Kansas. It is the third-biggest of the six state universities governed by the Kansas Board of Regents. They have about 15,100 students (4,648 on campus, 6,882 online, 3,570 Chinese program).

History[change | change source]

During the Great Flood of 1951, a tributary of the Kansas River flooded nearly all of campus. It forced a midnight evacuation.[5]

Student media[change | change source]

Student Media at Fort Hays is housed under the banner Tiger Media Network. It includes radio and TV, coming from their website.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. As of June 30, 2017. "U.S. and Canadian Institutions Listed by Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Endowment Market Value and Change in Endowment Market Value from FY2016 to FY2017" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on March 6, 2018. Retrieved January 30, 2018.
  2. "Fort Hays State University QuickFacts - Fort Hays State University". Retrieved July 17, 2015.
  3. "Board of Regents Announce 2017 Fall Semester Enrollment" (PDF). September 28, 2017. Retrieved September 30, 2017.
  4. FHSU Identity Standards Manual (PDF). Retrieved November 27, 2017.
  5. "Fort Hays State University, Kansas - History and Information". Retrieved June 18, 2016.
  6. "Tiger Media Network". fhsu.edu.

Other websites[change | change source]