In a wide-ranging address after his inauguration as WMU's ninth president, Dr. Edward Montgomery pledged a presidency focused on a quest for excellence, close ties with community and a focus on the success of students.
The test will take place beginning at about 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, unless the WMU Alert system has been activated within the previous 24 hours. If it has, the test will be postponed until Monday, Sept. 25.
President Mark Alan Jackson, an executive with General Motors LLC, and other new officers began serving their one-year terms starting this summer.
WMU will present its Alumni Association Distinguished Alumni Award to Jeanne Carlson, of Novi, and Birgit Klohs, of Grand Rapids, during an Oct. 13 reception.
Students, faculty and staff will be available to answer questions about studying or working abroad when WMU holds its annual Study Abroad Fair Sept. 27.
The University is one of only 10 institutions in the country and the only one in Michigan to receive grant money for the College Assistance Migrant Program's new funding cycle.
WMU's integrated supply management program will dedicate a tutoring center in memory of Dallas Rauker, a senior who passed away in 2015.
The sometimes precarious state of education will be explored in detail starting Sept. 28 when the University Center for the Humanities stages its 2017-18 speaker series, The Promise of Education.
WMU's Real Talk Diversity Series begins Tuesday, Sept. 26, with a look at the life of a transgender American activist and wraps up in April with a discussion on environmental racism, discrimination and socioeconomic neglect.
"Why Women Won the Vote: Did the 19th Amendment Change American Politics?" is the topic of the U.S. Constitution Day lecture, set for 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19.
Attendees can check out available employment options in engineering Sept. 20; integrated supply management Sept. 26; food marketing, marketing and sales Oct. 10; and business Oct. 11.
WMU was one of 80 institutions from around the nation named an annual Higher Education Excellence in Diversity honoree by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.
U.S. News & World Report has once again listed WMU among the top tier of the country's "best national universities." This is the 27th year WMU has been ranked on the top national universities list.
Events include a concert Sept. 14, the Kalamazoo Hispanic Fiesta Sept. 16 and a 40th anniversary reception for WMUK's "Alma Latina" radio show Oct. 5.
The Western Wellness initiative is continuing its efforts to empower WMU employees to lead a healthy and active lifestyle, offering new as well as tried-and-true programs and classes.
Dr. Doug Lepisto, management, will give a presentation on "Leading Institutions in Unsettled Times" at 8 a.m. Friday, Sept. 29, in 2150 Schneider Hall. Reservations are required.
Completed reports are available online to WMU faculty and staff through the Program Review SharePoint Gateway at wmich.edu/effectiveness/program/support.
Gov. Rick Snyder has reappointed Russell A. Kavalhuna from WMU's College of Aviation to a four-year term on the Michigan Aeronautics Commission.
WMU received its first MAC Institutional Academic Achievement Award for posting an overall GPA of 3.253 for the past academic year based on 398 students in 15 MAC sports.
After already packing a lot into his 21 years, senior Dennis Schneider is using his recently awarded Gilman Scholarship to study international business in the Netherlands.
After U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals order would end, leaders of Kalamazoo's higher ed institutions put out a message of support to DACA students.
The size and type of bags that may be carried into Waldo Stadium is being regulated to enhance security and expedite venue entry at home football games.
Flu shots are being offered at the health center to WMU employees, students and retirees as well as their eligible dependents age 12 and older by appointment and during two drop-in clinics.
Highlights include a pop-up thrift shop and world bazaar, Chinese culture classes, a musical celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, and events and outings with international students.
More than 60 courses, trips, and special activities are being offered, with some classes already underway.
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