Scott upbeat for new year

University president delivers annual review address

Kelsie O’Connell | reporter

Marcus Clem | editor in chief

Steve Scott is the kind of university administrator who prefers the words of Jay-Z to help reflect on his views of the previous academic year.“I believe you can speak things into existence,” said Scott, university president, during his remarks at the opening meeting of the Pittsburg State Faculty Senate on Aug. 15, quoting the celebrity hip-hop artist. This reference, Scott explained, was part of his theme of “childlike enthusiasm,” to structure an event that is largely considered to be a “state of the university” address. It was delivered to a large crowd in the Overman Student Center.“This is a day I get pretty pumped up,” he said.Fort Scott partnership Several announcements and statements were included as part of the speech, and Scott said that among the most prominent of these is news of talks between Fort Scott Community College (FSCC) and the university that will “take our partnership to a completely different and higher level.”

“Steve Scott is the kind of university”
“administrator who prefers the words of Jay-Z to help reflect on his views of the previous academic year.”
““I believe you can speak things into existence,” said Scott, university president, during his remarks at the opening meeting of the Pittsburg State Faculty Senate on Aug. 15, quoting the celebrity hip-hop artist.”
“This reference, Scott explained, was part of his theme of “childlike enthusiasm,” to structure an event that is largely considered to be a “state of the university” address.”
“It was delivered to a large crowd in the”
“Overman Student Center.”
““This is a day I get pretty pumped up,” he said.”
“Fort Scott partnership”
“Several announcements and statements”
“were included as part of the speech, and Scott said that among the most prominent of these is news of talks between Fort Scott Community College (FSCC) and the university that will “take our partnership to a”
“completely different and higher level.””

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