Fort Hays State en DCCC Board Supports Proposed Fort Hays State Merger <p>The Dodge City Community College Board of Trustees wants to be clear that it supports a proposed merger with Fort Hays State University.</p><p>The trustees unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday declaring its support for the plan.</p><p>The trustees wanted to end any talk of the Dodge City school operating as a separate institution, with Fort Hays having a presence on campus.</p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 17:04:37 +0000 Associated Press 36558 at Fort Hays State University Might Absorb Dodge City Community College <p>Dodge City Community College could become part of Fort Hays State University, under a new proposal.</p><p>The community college's Board of Trustees has been discussing the proposal, which would create the first public four-year degree-granting college in southwest Kansas.</p><p>It includes developing an Institute of Applied Technology at what could be known as Fort Hays State University at Dodge City.</p><p>The board of trustees is expected to vote Tuesday to pursue the proposal.</p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 15:58:38 +0000 Associated Press 31990 at Fort Hays State Installs Wind Turbines to Generate 97% Of Campus Power <p>Fort Hays State University will begin generating most of its electricity from wind turbines by the end of the summer.</p><p>After more than six years of planning and a $9 million investment, work crews are installing two 400-foot wind turbines at the university in Hays. Crews started installing the first turbine last week.</p><p>Fort Hays President Edward Hammond says the turbines should be operational by Aug. 1.</p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 12:51:06 +0000 Kate Clause & Associated Press 18669 at Fort Hays State Installs Wind Turbines to Generate 97% Of Campus Power Kansas Regents Approve Room And Board Increases <p>Students at the state's six universities will pay more for room and board next year.</p><p>The Kansas Board of Regents approved rate increases for all six state schools Wednesday.</p><p>Wichita State students will see 3.5% increase in their room and board.</p><p>The Lawrence Journal-World reports that increases are needed to cover rising operating expenses and to continue making facilities improvements.</p><p>Emporia State students will see the highest increase--3.7 percent--and Fort Hays State students will only pay a little over 1% more for room and board.</p> Thu, 20 Dec 2012 18:49:41 +0000 Associated Press 10161 at