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Trustees to consider faculty promotions and tenure

June 3, 2009

KALAMAZOO--The promotion of 50 Western Michigan University faculty members and approval of tenure status for 23 faculty members will be on the agenda when the WMU Board of Trustees meets in a formal public session at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 4.

Meeting in Rooms 105-107 of the Bernhard Center, the board also will consider a name change for the academic unit that oversees the University's fast-growing online education programs. Now known as Academic Technology and Instructional Services, the unit's proposed new name will be Online Education.

Additional agenda items to be considered include reports on gifts, grants and personnel changes as well as a lease agreement to accommodate a new cell tower on campus.

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

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