Broncos in the legislature

WMU is proud to have seven Broncos currently serving in the Michigan Legislature:

  • Rep. Julie Alexander (R-Hanover)
  • Rep. Tom Barrett (R-Potterville)
  • Rep. Kim LaSata (R-St. Joseph)
  • Rep. Dave Maturen (R-Brady Township)
  • Rep. Mike McCready (R-Birmingham)
  • Rep. Aaron Miller (R-Sherman Township)
  • Rep. Kristy Pagan (D-Canton Township)

January bronco advocacy Network newsletter

 Learn about happenings in the Michigan Legislature in the monthly recap issued in the Bronco Advocacy Network newsletter. January 2017.

State of the state january 17

The 2017 State of the State address was delivered by Governor Rick Snyder on Tuesday, Jan. 17. Read the transcript on the Governor's website.

Governor appoints two to eight-year terms as WMU trustees

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has appointed Ron Kitchens of Portage and Shani Penn of Detroit as new members of the Western Michigan University Board of Trustees. Kitchens, chief executive officer of economic development agency Southwest Michigan First, will serve an eight-year term ending in 2024. Penn is chief of staff to Chancellor Veronica Conforme of the Education Achievement Authority of Michigan. She will serve a term ending in 2024 as well. Read more in WMU News.

WMU part of state effort to boost student success in high-risk courses

Western Michigan University is among the first of eight Michigan colleges and universities to improve student outcomes in high-risk courses through a statewide effort called Michigan Gateways to Completion. Read more in WMU News.

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