Western News is the newspaper for and about Western Michigan University faculty and staff. The Office of University Relations publishes the paper every other Thursday—if classes are in session—during WMU's fall and spring semesters and summer I session.

Western News is on summer hiatus starting June 22 and resume publication Aug. 30 for the 2018-19 production year.

The deadline for submitting items for inclusion in an issue is 5 p.m. Friday the week preceding an issue's scheduled publication date. Send submissions to Jeanne Baron in the Office of University Relations via: email, jeanne.baron@wmich.edu; campus mail, mail stop 5433; phone, (269) 387-8433; or fax, (269) 387-8422.