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MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee


Photo by Andrew Wigdor / MTSU Sidelines Student, faculty and local union members have banded together at MTSU to raise awareness of a $3.5 million grant that they believe may be misleading and dangerous to university. In MTSU President Sidney McPhee’s State of the University address in January 2017, he announced that the university would …

Photo courtesy of MTSU News The Red Cross Heart of Tennessee chapter awarded this year’s American Red Cross Hero Award to MTSU President Sidney McPhee at the chapter’s “Heroes Breakfast,” which drew hundreds of supporters to the Student Union Ballroom on Wednesday. “This award is less about me and more about the faculty and staff …

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor  / MTSU Sidelines Archive  After a rigorous hearing in the William R. Snodgrass Building in Nashville on Friday, the Tennessee Historical Commission voted to deny MTSU’s request to rename Forrest Hall. The petition, originally submitted 17 months ago, would have been the last step in a nearly three-year process to …

Photo by Meagan White / MTSU Sidelines Archive MTSU President Sidney McPhee and other MTSU representatives will be testifying before the Tennessee Historical Commission on Friday in hopes that the commission will grant the university’s petition for waiver to change the name of Forrest Hall. The hearing will be held in the William R. Snodgrass …

Updated on February 13, 2018, at 2:10 p.m. to include MTSU President Sidney McPhee’s statement. Photo courtesy of MTSU Black Student Union / Twitter Fliers from Vanguard America, an identified hate and white nationalist group, were found on campus just weeks after a sticker from the same organization was found on an MTSU Black History Month event …

Photo by Caleb Revill / MTSU Sidelines MTSU representatives presented findings on the benefits of botanical research and hosted a tour for legislators at the Tennessee Center for Botanical Medicine Research in the MTSU Science Building on Monday. Speaker of the Tennessee House of Representatives Beth Harwell and Speaker Pro Tempore Curtis Johnson attended the …