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  • Communication faculty member Dan Close passes away 

    Strategic Communications (Wichita State University, 2022-05-31)
    Dan Close, associate professor of communication, passed away Saturday, May 28. He was 63 years old. Close was a first-generation college student and a long-time Shocker who earned two degrees from WSU: a bachelor’s in ...
  • Former Wichita State First Lady Deborah Bardo dies 

    Office of the President; Strategic Communications (Strategic Communications, 2022-04-15)
    Deborah J. (Davis) Bardo, former first lady of Wichita State University, died April 15, 2022. She was 68 years old. Mrs. Bardo was married to WSU’s 13th president, Dr. John Bardo, for 44 years until his death on March ...
  • Bardo celebration quotes 

    Wichita State University; Strategic Communications (Wichita State University, 2019-05-06)
    Faculty, students, colleagues and friends reflect on Dr. John Bardo's impact across the university and beyond.
  • It's a Great Day to be a Shocker 

    Wichita State University; Strategic Communications (Wichita State University, 2019-05-09)
    Dr. Bardo's friend, Esther Headley, recalls the changes made to the university and the impact John had on WSU. Then follows a compilation of videos from the late Dr. John Bardo.
  • Celebration of Life: John W. Bardo, 1948-2019 

    Wichita State University; Strategic Communications (Wichita State University, 2019-05-09)
    This video streamed live on May 9, 2019, at the Rhatigan Student Center Shirley Beggs Ballroom during a main public memorial celebrating life of President Bardo.
  • Professor Dharam Vir Chopra 

    Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Physics (Wichita State University, 2021-12-05)
    It is with great sadness to announce that Professor Dharam Vir Chopra of the department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Physics passed away Monday, September 14, 2020. Although he was 89 years old, he was still active ...
  • Dr. Charles Burdsal passes away at 77 

    Department of Psychology (Wichita State University, 2021-09-12)
    Dr. Charles Burdsal, community psychology Ph.D. coordinator and professor of psychology, passed away on Sept. 10, 2021, in Wichita. He was 77 years old and still actively teaching classes at Wichita State University. Burdsal ...
  • In memory of Professor Victor Isakov 

    Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Physics (Wichita State University, 2021-05-17)
    Distinguished Professor Victor Isakov of the Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Physics passed away Friday, May 14, 2021 at the age of 73 after a battle with cancer. In 1988, Professor Isakov joined Wichita State ...
  • Wichita State University President John Bardo dies 

    Office of the President; Strategic Communications (Wichita State University, 2021-06-14)