IAS director earns WMU Distinguished Service Award

Juan Tavares, WMU director of international admissionsJuan Tavares, director of International Admissions and Services in the Haenicke Institute for Global Education, will be honored during the University's annual Academic Convocation set for 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall. Tavares has been at the foundation of the University's global engagement and efforts to broaden its international presence and offerings. Along with recruiting and mentoring many new students from the Dominican Republic and other nations, he has been able to help the Dominican Republic's educational system by establishing an agreement with WMU that increases the percentage of doctoral degrees in that nation. Read more.

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