Available below are all editions of Western News, the newsletter for and about Western Michigan University faculty and staff members, published from September 2005 through June 2006. The most recent issue is listed first.
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Western News, June 22, 2006
Story highlights: Johnson is new EUP dean; Merrion leads search committee for provost; Undergraduate program review details explained; Obituaries for Audrey Davidson, Amy Kizziee, Max McKitrick; On Campus with Elena Wood.
Western News, June 8, 2006
Story highlights: Pisaneschi named provost; Bundy appointed admission director; Joslin and Dybek star at Chicago book fair; Bailey unveils results of latest business survey; On Campus with Richard McMullen.
Western News, May 25, 2006
Story highlights: Review leads to sweeping changes in grad programs; Anonymous donor gives $2 million to fine arts; Provost Delene resigns; Shields is new business dean; On Campus with Vicky Meinema.
Western News, May 11, 2006
Story highlights: Geological facility for state gets new home ; Campuswide diversity plan approved; Marie Stevens earns STAR Award; Szarmach garners more medieval honors; On Campus with Mat Kanan.
Western News, April 20, 2006
Story highlights: Bailey leads delegation to Qatar ; Miller wraps up WMU career; Board approves 11 retirements; Obituaries for Roger Bresson, Mary Frances Fenton, Herbert Hannon; On Campus with Kim Cauchy.
Western News, April 6, 2006
Story highlights: New Graduated College dean named ; Bronco Spirit Days return beginning this month; Obituaries for Sharlene Miller, Marc Perkovic, James Robinson; On Campus with Lisa Carnell.
Western News, March 23, 2006
Story highlights: Bosco to coordinate WMU's "Promise" efforts; New Carnegie classification for WMU; Plans set for Cesar Chavez Day celebration; On Campus with Shawn Nelson.
Western News, March 9, 2006
Story highlights: Obare gets NSF grant for solar energy research; New economy study released; Kominz is lead author of journal article on rising sea levels; On Campus with John Greenhoe.
Western News, Feb. 23, 2006
Story highlights: President funds seven innovative initiatives; Planning underway for 2006-07 budget; Obituaries for Herbert Scott, Herbert Warren, James Zietlow; On Campus with Jennifer Wendling.
Western News, Feb. 9, 2006
Story highlights: Recent graduate earns Gates Cambridge Scholarship; Takashi Yoshida garners Abe Fellowship; Western Brass Quintet celebrates 40th birthday; On Campus with Suzanne Moorian.
Western News, Jan. 26, 2006
Story highlights: Aviation college moving into airline security research; Four state universities partner to increase minorities in science, math; Krawutschke, McGurn, Minnick honored; On Campus with Maggie Coughlin.
Western News, Jan. 12, 2006
Story highlights: Dolan garners $20,000 NEA fellowship; Kent gets Fulbright to study in Latvia; Herb Scott poetry is inspiration for campus concert; Obituaries for Ada Berkey, Bobby Burpo; On Campus with Cindy Town.
Western News, Dec. 1, 2005
Story highlights: Center puts focus on electronic portfolios; Engineering management program lauded; Obituaries for Henry Beukema, Thomas Slaughter, Carol Voytas; On Campus with Kathleen Keckler.
Western News, Nov. 10, 2005
Story highlights: President Bailey to fund transformational ideas; Care packages brighten day for Broncos on active duty; Gift from Ruth and Robert Fink funds horn studio; On Campus with David Kotecki.
Western News, Oct. 27, 2005
Story highlights: Campus prepares for Higher Learning Commission visit; ATYP now calls honors college home; Research aids people with communication disorders; On Campus with Penny Schellenberg.
Western News, Oct. 13, 2005
Story highlights: Meader gift creates unique research center; WMU is second on Intel's list of wireless campuses; Graduate students launch online research journal; On Campus with Marcia Thompson.
Western News, Sept. 29, 2005
Story highlights: Shen, Zegree get newest named professorships; WMU joins state's Core Technology Alliance; Twelve faculty and staff retirements announced; On Campus with Smith Moore.
Western News, Sept. 15, 2005
Story highlights: GEAR UP program could net more than $20 million; WMU community focuses on Katrina-relief efforts; Kynaston honored for teaching excellence; On Campus with Chris Carlson.
Western News, Sept. 1, 2005
Story highlights: New HHS building opens; WMU earns high national marks; Mingus wins Fulbright; Four staff members get top Make a Difference awards; On Campus with Kristie Morin.