John Dunn sitting on a bench outside

Messages to the University community

Presidential announcement
April 12, 2017
Just moments ago, WMU's Board of Trustees formally voted to name Dr. Edward B. Montgomery the ninth president of Western Michigan University. We wanted you to be among the first to know.

Statement on President Trump's immigration executive order
Jan. 30, 2017
On Friday, President Trump signed an executive order banning all immigration from seven predominantly Muslim nations. Please join me in taking every proactive step possible to let all international students know that we as a university community welcome and support them.

President's Perspective
Jan. 9, 2017
The spring semester is upon us, and with the dizzying speed of events over the past few weeks, this promises to be an action-packed semester that unfolds quickly.