Students measuring a large tree by wrapping their arms around it.Western Michigan University is flexible and responsive to the ever-changing demands of the world. To meet the needs of society, WMU investigates, develops and produces new knowledge; contributes to technological and economic advancement; and elevates the human condition through community outreach and engaged scholarship.

The Department of Geography at Western Michigan University has established the following fundraising priorities:

  • Establish undergraduate scholarships and graduate fellowships to attract and retain top students in our programs.
  • Upgrade student laboratories. Providing state-of-the-art laboratories in geospatial and planning technologies will enhance teaching and learning of our students and provide them with the skills and tools needed to succeed as professionals.
  • Establish a Geographic Information Science Center. Geographic Information Science is one the most important resource management and decision-making tools in government and industry today. The Center will serve as a geographic information science resource, research and training center for faculty, students and communities in West Michigan.

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Contact Dr. Benjamin Ofori-Amoah.