April 2018 Events

Tuesday, April 24

Final examination weekthrough April 26
ExhibitPop-up and movable books, primarily from the Historical Children's Collection, Waldo Library Special Collections Reading Room, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Free.
Candidate presentationFor the position of associate dean of the Lee Honors College, Ed Roth—canceled.
Retirement receptionHonoring Jim Hillenbrand, speech, language and hearing sciences, for 30 years of service, Health and Human Services Building atrium, 3 to 5 p.m.

Wednesday, April 25

Final examination weekthrough April 26
Exhibit"The Deep," by Kevin Steele, a large fold-out with other marine folklore items, Waldo Library Special Collections Reading Room, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Free.
Candidate presentationFinalist for position of provost and vice president for academic affairs, Dr. Kevin J. Corcoran, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and professor of psychology at Oakland University, 1910 Sangren Hall, 10 a.m.
Evaluation Cafe"What's new in AEA, Evaluation Practice, and the Field?" Leslie Goodyear, American Evaluation Association/Education Development Center Inc., 208-209 Bernhard Center, noon to 1:30 p.m. Free; coffee and lunch provided.
Retirement receptionHonoring Diane Bourgeois, educational leadership, research and technology, for 23 years of service, Sangren Hall's second-floor Wegenke Plaza, 4 to 6 p.m.
Retirement receptionHonoring Richard DePeaux for 48 years of service to WMU, also an opening reception for DePeaux's art exhibit, Richmond Center for Visual Arts lobby, 5 to 7 p.m. Free.
Public speaker"Why Political Correctness Makes Everyone Stupid," Cabot Phillips, 204 Bernhard Center, 7 to 8 p.m. Free.

Thursday, April 26

Final examination weekthrough April 26
Art exhibit"Richard de Peaux," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.

Friday, April 27

Mercantile Bank of Michigan Speaker Series"Kalamazoo's Foundation for Excellence," Jim Ritsema, Kalamazoo city manager, 2150 Schneider Hall, breakfast at 7:30 a.m., talk at 8 a.m. Free; registration required.
Art exhibit"Richard de Peaux," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Candidate presentationFinalist for position of provost and vice president for academic affairs, Dr. Jerold L. Hale, dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences and professor of communication at the College of Charleston, 1910 Sangren Hall, 10 a.m.
Tree dedicationIn honor of President and Mrs. Montgomery on the occasion of Arbor Day and WMU's 10th year of being recognized as a Tree Campus USA, Heritage Hall, 10 a.m. Free.
Book club discussion"The Future of Employment: How Susceptible Are Jobs to Computerization?" series canceled.

Saturday, April 28

CommencementMiller Auditorium. 9 a.m. for College of Education and Human Development and College of Fine Arts; noon for College of Engineering and Applied Sciences and College of Health and Human Services; 3 p.m. for College of Aviation, Haworth College of Business and Extended University Programs; and 6 p.m. for College of Arts and Sciences. Tickets required.
Spring semester ends
Art exhibit"Richard de Peaux," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, noon to 6 p.m. Free.

Monday, April 30

Art exhibit"Richard de Peaux," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Master of Social Work Info SessionWMU-Grand Rapids, 2333 E Beltline Ave SE, Grand Rapids, 4 to 5 p.m. Free; please RSVP.