Government Affairs

  • Photo of WMU Day at the Capitol in Lansing.
  • Photo of WMU campus from the roof of Sangren Hall.
  • Photo of WMU student in Schneider Hall.
  • Photo of WMU student at Chemistry Building

The Office of Government Affairs works on behalf of Western Michigan University to strengthen relationships with state, federal, and local policy makers.

Primary goals

  • Ensure that the University receives an equitable portion of the state’s higher education operating and capital budgets each year.
  • Augment the University’s research agenda through increased visibility and stronger relationships with the Michigan Congressional delegation and federal agencies.
  • Further the University’s commitment to instituting best practices in higher education by advancing innovative policy initiatives at both the state and federal level.

Michigan’s boards and commissions

The Office of Government Affairs has compiled a listing of Michigan's Boards and Commissions.