The University has activated a new online application system, which offers a seamless experience with all of WMU's application forms, including specialty forms, completely online.
Members of the Mid-American Conference Council of Presidents, the governing body for the MAC, have selected WMU President John M. Dunn to chair the council for another two-year term.
Rainie Quang, a senior accountancy major and management minor, recently received a $10,000 Public Company Accounting Oversight Board Scholarship. She hopes to one day open her own tax preparation business.
Dr. Susan Freeman's book, "Understanding and Teaching U.S. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender History," was awarded the prestigious 2015 Lambda Literary Award.
Undergraduates Shelby Flanagan, Andrew Laws, Alainah Montemayor, Justin Clark and Holly Toner will use the scholarships to study abroad during the 2015-16 academic year.
The successful partnership between the Soga Japan Center and Kalamazoo Public Schools earned the center one of this year's eight Champs awards. Michiko Yoshimoto, the center's outreach coordinator, accepted the award.
Dr. Scott Irelan currently serves as associate professor and chairperson of the Department of Theatre and Dance at Youngstown State University. His appointment is effective July 6.
Dr. Elson S. Floyd died Saturday, June 20, at age 59. Floyd was WMU's president from 1998 to 2003. His tenure was marked by a series of major developments that have had a lasting impact on the campus and community.
WMU's Theatre for Community Health received the 2014-15 Outstanding Program Award from the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, or NASPA.
WMU is seeking homestay opportunities for visiting international students arriving from Japan in August. Host families will be required to provide a private bedroom and two meals daily.
A major upgrade to BroncoJobs has resulted in several new services and system efficiencies for both WMU students and alumni seeking jobs and on- and off-campus employers seeking to fill open positions.
A few slots are still open for incoming first-year students and transfer students to participate in summer orientation sessions, which are well underway and expected to bring some 8,000 people to campus.
Acting in formal session, WMU trustees approved a recommendation to increase tuition and required fees for 2015-16 by 3.2 percent. A full-time Michigan freshman or sophomore will see a $344 increase over last year.
Starting June 1, much of the Goldsworth Drive portion of the Ring Road will be closed for more than a month. During the closure, access to the Goldsworth Valley residence halls will be affected for only short periods of time.