Welcome to the Office of Community Outreach

Our mission

The Office of Community Outreach enhances the connection between Western Michigan University and the Greater Kalamazoo Community in a mutually beneficial partnership in the areas of scholarship, research, service and economic development.

Our vision

The vision of the Office of Community Outreach is to adapt continually to meet the changing needs of the University and its community partners and to increase WMU’s role as a critical resource.

Our goals

  • Enhance outreach effectiveness through efficient communications with internal and external partners.
  • Increase funding from sources outside of WMU general fund.
  • Manage workload more efficiently.