September 2017 WMU News

Sustainability celebration showcases green programs

Live music, locally grown food and poetry slam-style talks on building a sustainable community are highlights of an open house at WMU's Office for Sustainability Thursday, Sept. 28.

Trustees approve new three-year faculty contract

Trustees approved a three-year labor agreement with the WMU chapter of the American Association of University Professors, calling for a 2 percent salary increase for academic years 2017-18 and 2018-19.

Date for WMU Alert test announced

The test will take place beginning at about 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, unless the WMU Alert system has been activated within the previous 24 hours. If it has, the test will be postponed until Monday, Sept. 25.

Carlson, Klohs awarded WMU's top alumni honor

WMU will present its Alumni Association Distinguished Alumni Award to Jeanne Carlson, of Novi, and Birgit Klohs, of Grand Rapids, during an Oct. 13 reception.

Multiple career fairs slated for early fall at WMU

Attendees can check out available employment options in engineering Sept. 20; integrated supply management Sept. 26; food marketing, marketing and sales Oct. 10; and business Oct. 11.