WMU News

Walter praised by paper and pulp industry colleagues

June 5, 2003

KALAMAZOO -- Jan Walter, general manager of Western Michigan University's printing, paper and coating pilot plants, was honored in Chicago May 12 for service to the paper and pulp industry.

Walter won the Leadership and Service Award from the Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry's Coating and Graphic Arts Division. She also was the recipient of the DuPont Soy Polymers Award and Honorarium. The awards were made at the 2003 TAPPI Coating and Graphic Arts Conference.

The TAPPI division award recognizes leadership and service that has resulted in significant benefits to division members. Walter has directed WMU's pilot plants since 2001.

Media contact: Cheryl Roland, 269 387-8400, cheryl.roland@wmich.edu

WMU News
Office of University Relations
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5433 USA
269 387-8400