The school anticipates gaining full accreditation status from the Liaison Committee on Medical Education in February 2018, prior to the graduation of its inaugural class.
Thomas J. Carr, former associate vice president for operations of the Office of Business and Finance, died July 15 at age 87.
Timothy R. Terrentine Sr., who currently serves as executive vice president of Southwest Michigan First, will begin the new position effective Aug. 22.
The early registration deadline for booth space is Sunday, July 31, for the annual event that this year is set for 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, on the Sangren Pedestrian Mall.
The Fostering Success Coach Training program recently completed its first year of offering professional training to more than 200 new coach mentors working in nine states.
WMU's sales and business marketing program has once again been identified by the Sales Education Foundation as a top sales program among universities.
WMU passed the $1.6 million mark in externally funded awards in April and May, pushing the year-to-date total above $21 million since the start of the 2015-16 fiscal year.
Capt. Russell Kavalhuna, executive director of flight operations, is in Little Rock, Arkansas, to take part in the graduation of the 2016 Class of the Presidential Leadership Scholars Program.
The acclaimed WMU supply chain program has again been ranked No. 9 on Gartner's 2016 Top U.S. Supply Chain Undergraduate University Programs.
WMU's Board of Trustees approved the tenure of 20 faculty members and promotions of 40 faculty members at its June 29 meeting.
A U.S. passport acceptance facility for campus and local community members opened July 5 in WMU's Ellsworth Hall.