About

Government Relations

The Western Michigan University Office of Government Relations will ethically operate with transparency, civility, bipartisanship and inclusivity to support public higher education. Our team will advocate for policies and partnerships benefiting the students, faculty, staff and the communities we serve. 

Primary goals

  • The Western Michigan University Office of Government Relations will operate with transparency, civility, and inclusivity to support higher education policies benefiting the students, faculty, staff and the University. Our work will always be grounded in a spirit of bipartisan cooperation with our internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Provide WMU students every possible resource through the Michigan budget for cost-effective educational opportunities in state-of-the art facilities. 
  • Foster and nurture strong connections between Western Michigan University students/faculty/staff and external stakeholders to develop mutually beneficial partnerships in the areas of scholarship, research, service and economic development.  

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