State of the state january 17
The 2017 State of the State address will be presented by Governor Rick Snyder at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17. The address will be broadcast on Michigan PBS stations and live streamed from the Governor's website. For more information, visit the Governor's website.
Community, campus programs to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Western Michigan University continues its tradition of honoring slain civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with events planned beginning Jan. 11 on campus and across the broader Kalamazoo community. Read more in WMU News.
Governor appoints two to eight-year terms as WMU trustees
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has appointed Ron Kitchens of Portage and Shani Penn of Detroit as new members of the Western Michigan University Board of Trustees. Kitchens, chief executive officer of economic development agency Southwest Michigan First, will serve an eight-year term ending in 2024. Penn is chief of staff to Chancellor Veronica Conforme of the Education Achievement Authority of Michigan. She will serve a term ending in 2024 as well. Read more in WMU News.
WMU part of state effort to boost student success in high-risk courses
Western Michigan University is among the first of eight Michigan colleges and universities to improve student outcomes in high-risk courses through a statewide effort called Michigan Gateways to Completion. Read more in WMU News.
Bronco Advocacy Network
Help WMU have a strong voice in Michigan's Capitol by joining the Bronco Advocacy Network.