Yumi Takahashi-Ede

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Yumi Takahashi-Ede
Assistant Director Academic Advising
(269) 387-4366
(269) 387-3999
2318 Friedmann Hall, Mail Stop 5309
Mailing address: 
College of Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Advising
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5309 USA
  • M.A. Counseling Psychology, Western Michigan University
  • M.A. Comparative Religion, Western Michigan University

Yumi Takahashi-Ede is an assistant director of academic advising in the College of Arts and Sciences at Western Michigan University.

She is originally from Japan and first came to WMU as a student in 1997. While she was working on her master’s degrees she taught Japanese language, gerontology and social work classes at WMU. Through her teaching experience she grew to love working with students and supporting them with their academic success. She has been working on different retention related projects while continuing to serve in a variety of advising roles. She truly enjoys working with students and hopes to remain with the WMU College of Arts and Sciences family for many more years to come.