Fort Hays State University names 10th president

Dr. Tisa Mason (Courtesy: Valley City State University)

HAYS, Kan. (KSNW) – The Kansas Board of Regents has announced the new president of Fort Hays State University.

Dr. Tisa Mason was announced as the 10th president Friday morning at the Beach Performing Arts Center in Sheridan Hall.

She will replace Andy Tompkins, who has been interim president at Fort Hays since December, after Mirta Martin abruptly left the position.

Mason previously served as the vice president for student affairs at Fort Hays State University. She left the university back in 2014 for a job at Valley City State University in North Dakota.

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