January 2014 WMU News

Nominations sought for 'Who's Who' program

WMU faculty and staff members are invited to nominate deserving students for inclusion in "Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges." The deadline for nominations is Friday, Jan. 24.

WMU trustees to meet, elect board leaders for 2014

The first 2014 meeting of WMU's Board of Trustees is slated to take place at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, in 157-159 Bernhard Center. Election of board officers will take place at the meeting.

Full range of campus and area events slated to honor King

"Past, Present, and Future: Living the Dream" is the theme of this year's celebration planned to honor Martin Luther King Jr., which includes many events at WMU and across the Kalamazoo community beginning Jan. 15.

Student APICS chapter earns platinum status

The student chapter of APICS has earned a platinum status for the 15th year. The group was recognized during a November meeting at WMU's Fetzer Center that included a keynote presentation by Dr. Sime Curkovic.

University Theatre presents 'Seven'

The all-student cast will tell the true stories, written by award-winning playwrights, of seven women Jan. 23 through Feb. 2 in the York Arena Theatre at the Gilmore Theatre Complex.

WMU closed Tuesday, Jan. 7, due to severe weather

Except for essential and emergency services, WMU will be closed for a second day Tuesday, Jan. 7, due to severe weather. All classes are canceled. For information on the status of regional locations, visit the Extended University Programs Web page.

WMU closed Monday, Jan. 6, due to severe weather

Except for essential and emergency services, WMU is closed Monday, Jan. 6, due to severe weather. All classes are canceled. Information related to the Jan. 6 closure will be added as available.

How to find out if WMU is closed

Find out if WMU is closed due to inclement weather by calling (269) 387-1001, visiting wmich.edu, or tuning in to a local TV or radio station. Subscribers to WMU's alert system will also receive messages about weather closings.

Lonnie E. Duncan obituary

Dr. Lonnie E. Duncan, WMU associate professor of counselor education and counseling psychology, died suddenly Dec. 31. He was 46. A visitation will be held Sunday, Jan. 5, with a memorial service set for Monday, Jan. 6.