WMU News

Centennial prompts new design for stationery

Aug. 10, 2001

KALAMAZOO -- WMU's recently unveiled centennial logo will be available for use on University stationery and publications beginning this fall.

Designed in the Office of University Relations, the letterhead features the centennial seal in gold and a bold type treatment replacing the current University signature.

"As we promote the anniversary of our founding, this is an opportune time to give our stationery a face lift," says Matt Kurz, associate vice president for university relations. "Ideally, we envision the entire University switching over to the new stationery this year or next as we head into the centennial celebration."

Printing services will be contacting offices and departments soon for the annual mass stationery order. Staff members are encouraged to use all existing stationery before switching to the new design. Kurz also urges managers to be cautious when ordering new supplies, given the area code change that will take effect in summer 2002.

University relations will issue design guidelines soon for use of the new logo in publications and on the Web. For more information or for a copy of the guidelines, contact David H. Smith at <david.h.smith@wmich.edu>.

Media contact: Jessica English, 616 387-8400, jessica.english@wmich.edu

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