WMU News

Sept. 30, 1998, Kalamazoo MI USA

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September 1998 WMU News Archive
Stories are listed in descending order by release date, beginning with the most recent. Click on the headline for the full story.

Football Broncos take part in 'Take a Kid to the Game' (Sept. 30) WMU participating in the national "Take A Kid To The Game" program, Oct. 3, when the Broncos host Northeast Louisiana.

Volleyball Broncos sweep CMU, 3-0 (Sept. 30)

Deloris J. Phillips (Sept. 30) Emerita in social work died Sept. 28.

WMU aviation student, instructor walk away from failed landing (Sept. 29) Aircraft suffers substantial damage.

Experts address Asian study of religion (Sept. 29) Dr. Randall Nadeau, Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, speaks at 4 p.m. Oct. 8.

Coming out day celebrated Oct. 10 at WMU (Sept. 29) Activities include a movie and comedy performance.

Family festival weekend set for Oct. 2-4 (Sept. 29) Special weekend of activities involves whole families in college life.

WMU mourns loss of two students (Sept. 28) Students Katherine Larsen and Edward Tanis die in unrelated incidents.

Journalists and public trust topic of ethics presentation (Sept. 24) Media ethics specialist will speak Oct. 1.

1998 Distinguished Alumni named (Sept. 24) Dombrowski, Holden, Reece to be honored at Homecoming event.

Morin is MAC player of the week (Sept. 23) Junior volleyball standout set WMU record in tournament.

Upton aid to become WMU lobbyist (Sept. 23) Jeff Breneman named assistant vice president for legislative affairs effective December 7.

Broncos host Ohio for Southwest Fest (Sept. 23) Another capacity crowd expected for Sept. 26 contest.

Trustees approve definitions for academic unit names (Sept. 18) University-wide policy to clearly define "centers," "institutes" and "schools."

WMU Foundation receives $5 million in gift commitments (Sept. 18) Four recent donations and pledges of $1 million or more to the WMU Foundation total $5 million.

More than $2 million received in gifts (Sept. 18) $2.2 million in cash and non-cash gifts received in July and August.

$1.5 million gift to endow nursing chair (Sept. 18) Anonymous donor establishes permanent endowed chair named in honor of Bernardine M. Lacey.

July and August grants to WMU top $4.7 million (Sept. 18) Largest single award was $905,000 to the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering.

Trustees approve two appointments (Sept. 18) Petersen named interim chair; Tsukruk named department chair.

Trustees set 1999 meeting dates (Sept. 18)

Trustees approve change in investment policy (Sept. 18) Changes necessary for certain charitable remainder unitrust accounts.

President Floyd supports faculty efforts (Sept. 17) In remarks to Faculty Senate president talks about WMU role in Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids, and throughout Michigan.

Rivers named executive assistant to the president (Sept. 17) Andrew Rivers has served on president's staff since 1988.

Broncos tackle Toledo in major MAC clash (Sept. 16) Football Broncos at Toledo this Saturday, Sept 19.

Enrollment up 1.7 percent, largest since 1992. (Sept. 16) Fall semester enrollment is 26,575.

Amway leader Dick DeVos to speak at WMU Sept. 22 (Sept. 16) Amway Corp. president launches this year's Haworth College of Business Distinguished Speaker Series.

Volleyball Broncos host WMU Invitational, Sept. 18-19 (Sept. 15) Broncos host Iowa State, Western Illinois and West Virginia.

Three high-profile speakers due at WMU this fall for leadership series (Sept. 15) Former hockey player Bill Clement, environmental activist Robert Kennedy Jr. and diversity trainer Jane Elliott featured speakers.

Trustees to meet Friday, Sept. 18 (Sept. 15) Board of Trustees will meet at 10:45 a.m. in Bernhard Center.

Visiting scholar to discuss star life and particle physics (Sept. 15) Free public lecture is Tuesday, Sept. 22.

WMU has nation's fourth longest winning streak in football (Sept. 9) WMU's win streak on line at Indiana.

Egg-ceptional students hope packaging yields $15,000 award (Sept. 4) WMU is one of eight college teams competing in Energy Challenge '98, Sept. 12 in Atlanta.

Lecture series to examine the economics of sports (Sept. 3) First of six national speakers will lecture Sept. 16.

WMU freshman class largest ever (Sept. 2) Freshman class will approach and possibly eclipse 3,700 members.

WMU aviators put emergency procedures to work (Sept. 2) Aviation instructor and student pilot make emergency landing Sept. 1.

WMU makes ninth appearance in U.S. News 'best list' (Sept. 2) Ninth consecutive year among the nation's top national universities.

MAC record crowd of 35,000 expected for CommUniverCity (Sept. 2) Michigan Gov. John Enlger among anticipated record crowd. Few tickets remain.

University sports and recreation signs come down (Sept. 2) Signs removed from WMU Asylum Lake area properties while land-use plan is developed.

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