The WMU Board of Trustees approved the tenure of 19 faculty members at its June 7 meeting, effective with the beginning of the 2012-13 academic year.
June 2012 WMU News
Dunn will travel to Sunway University in Malaysia this month to celebrate the 25th anniversary of a partnership that brought hundreds of students to WMU and changed the face of international education.
The WMU Board of Trustees has approved the terms of a new three-year contract with the University's Teaching Assistants Union that is effective for the start of the 2012-13 academic year.
WMU is collecting new living and personal health care products to assemble welcome packs for incoming students who have aged out of the foster care system and may arrive without basic necessities.
Career mentors are being sought to help guide new students entering into WMU's foster youth support program this fall. Application deadline is Thursday, June 21.
Sidney Adams Jr., Patrick Schiffer and retired U.S. Army Col. Richard Sperling will be celebrated during an induction ceremony and dinner at 6 p.m. Friday, June 15, at the College of Aviation in Battle Creek.
Dr. John D. Grace, professor emeritus of geosciences, died May 21 at the age of 79.
Rankin Avenue will be down to one lane until mid-July, and Wilbur Avenue will be down to one lane until August. Short-term closures of Rankin and Wilbur are also planned.
Reducing paper usage, educating incoming students about sustainability and a novel way to produce green electricity are among the research projects WMU students recently won funding to pursue.
A new book by Dr. J. Kevin Corder, professor of political science, shines new light on the 2008 financial crisis by scrutinizing the actions of the Federal Reserve.
Meeting on Thursday, June 7, the WMU Board of Trustees is expected to consider approval of a new three-year contract with the University's Teaching Assistants Union.
WMU President John M. Dunn recently was honored for his and the University's long record of support for employees and students called to active duty by the National Guard or Reserve.
The Kalamazoo Film Society will present eight screenings of the Golden Globe-nominated "The Kid With a Bike" Friday through Sunday, June 15-17, at WMU's Little Theatre.
Students from eight states and Central America will convene on campus July 8-21 for WMU's two-week Seminar summer music camp for high school students.
New agreement enables students to initiate their college studies at Grand Rapids Community College, and seamlessly transfer to WMU to complete a Bachelor of Business Administration degree.
More than 40 high school and college students and teachers will be on campus Sunday, June 24, through Friday, June 29, to work with WMU's internationally acclaimed vocal jazz instructors.
The track surface will be replaced and additional drainage installed along the infield edge. The entire fenced area of the track is a construction zone and is closed through late September.