The Department of English:

  • Is one of the largest academic departments at Western Michigan University.
  • Has 18 board appointed faculty and employs up to 20 part-time faculty and graduate teaching assistants in any given semester.
  • Provides a vast variety of courses in English studies.
  • Has nationally and internationally recognized and highly research-active faculty and outstanding graduate teaching assistants.
  • Provides more general education and service courses to students campus-wide than any other instructional unit.
  • Includes recipients of the University’s Making a Difference Award and the Dean’s Staff and Faculty Appreciation Awards.