Available below are all editions of Western News, the newsletter for and about Western Michigan University faculty and staff members, published from August 2003 through June 2004. The most recent issue is listed first.
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Western News, June 17, 2004
Story highlights: Biodiesel research by three WMU chemists; Two receive Fulbrights; Randy Ford succeeds Fred Decker as baseball coach; On Campus with WiSeon Salisbury.
Western News, June 3, 2004
Story highlights: Provost Litynski to return to faculty; Donald Thompson visits campus; obituaries for Roy Beck, Russell Brown, Richard Embertson; On Campus with Daren Webb.
Western News, May 20, 2004
Story highlights: Thomas Kent is new dean of the College of Arts and Sciences; Fred Decker retires; obituaries for Robert Harmon and E. L. Marietta; On Campus with Holly Matthews.
Western News, May 6, 2004
Story highlights: Trustees adopt $272 million budget; Morin and Trout earn Coach of the Year; obituaries for Sylvia Culp, Eleanor McKinny, Jean Russell; On Campus with Kerry Eldred.
Western News, April 8, 2004
Story highlights: Kimberly-Clark transfers patents to WMU; Pfizer donates $2.9 million in equipment; Digitization Center open house; On Campus with Martin Klemm.
Western News, March 25, 2004
Story highlights: Basketball programs make history books; Vernon Payne named to hall of fame; Staff Service Excellence Awards; On Campus with Tom Grossman.
Western News, March 11, 2004
Story highlights: Capital campaign exceeds goal; Governor names Barcelona to state environmental science board; Nominations for APA, PSSO awards sought; On Campus with Jan Clubb.
Western News, Feb. 19, 2004
Story highlights: Warfield heads President's diversity initiative; WMU ROTC is among nation's top 20 programs; Sims is first Bernhard Professor of Music; On Campus with Darshana Shah.
Western News, Feb. 5, 2004
Story highlights: Distinguished Service Award goes to Gary Mathews; WMU Magazine now on the Web; Nominations due for Staff Service Excellence Awards; On Campus with Laura Sheppard.
Western News, Jan. 22, 2004
Story highlights: Distinguished Faculty Scholars; Campus mourns Bernhard; Nanotech researchers win Keck Foundation award; On Campus with Craig Kaml.
Western News, Jan. 8, 2004
Story highlights: 2004 MLK Celebration activities; Wood is new collective bargaining director; Implemenation changes for Jan. 5 pay raise; On Campus with Dave Clemens.
Western News, Dec. 4, 2003
Story highlights: Tech committee gives final nod to BRCC; Faculty and staff members honored for 25 years service; Holiday reception is Dec. 12; On Campus with Paul Schneider.
Western News, Nov. 20, 2003
Story highlights: New Hydro Aluminum engineering unit may lead to more Michigan jobs; Campus landscapers get national award; Libraries use Web technology for access; On Campus with Tom Meldrim.
Western News, Nov. 6, 2003
Story highlights: NSF grants $10 million for math center; Governor taps Bailey for new technology committee; Exhibit, events focus of impact of slavery in U.S; On Campus with Steve Darrell.
Western News, Oct. 23, 2003
Story highlights: New legislative affairs staff gears up to deal with state budget cuts; Joyce Thompson book takes award; PSSO scholarships awarded; On Campus with Margaret Hamilton.
Western News, Oct. 9, 2003
Story highlights: Centennial homecoming flirts with tradition, sets stage for new memories; Massie book aims to trigger nostalgia, tell WMU's story; Group to review WMU sports; AAUP pact OK'd by trustees.
Western News, Sept. 25, 2003
Story highlights: Record number of graduate students, enrollment near all-time high; Opera star Susan B. Anthony to perform here, receive honorary degree; Work officially begins on WMU Centennial Habitat House.
Western News, Sept. 11, 2003
Story highlights: Engineering complex to be dedicated; President Bailey defines her values during inaugural address; Pultitzer-winner Spiegelman is first Centennial Scholar; Icabone named ombudsman.
Western News, Aug. 28, 2003
Story highlights: Campus to come together Sept. 3 for inauguration, centennial gala; CEAS building set to open; WMU one of top 100 again; Trolley to be dedicated Sept. 5; Prison-based group gives scholarships.