Headshot, Dr. Jennifer P. Bott.

Ball State business dean named WMU's next provost

After conducting a nationwide search, WMU has named Dr. Jennifer P. Bott, business dean at Ball State University, as its new provost and vice president for academic affairs, effective July 1.

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Early registration extended for livable communities conference

Keynote speakers include Dr. Jennifer Mindell, University College in London, and Eric J. Schneidewind, president of the American Association of Retired Persons, who will both speak on "Assessing and Valuing the Barrier Effect of Busy Roads."

Phi Kappa Phi's Excellence in Innovation Award.

WMU's Seita foster youth effort garners national acclaim

The nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society, Phi Kappa Phi, has awarded WMU with its Excellence in Innovation Award for expanding higher education opportunities through the Seita Scholars Program.

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Volleyball announces 2018 schedule

WMU has 13 home matches at University Arena. The first opportunity to support the volleyball Broncos is 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17, in a home exhibition match vs. Hillsdale College.

WMU student Alexis Lenderman.

Student awarded prestigious study abroad scholarship

Alexis Lenderman, an entrepreneurship and global and international studies major from Flint, is among just 1,000 undergraduate students nationwide to earn a Gilman International Scholarship to intern or study abroad.

Photo of the outside of Sindecuse Health Center after rainstorm with rainbow overhead.

Sindecuse Health Center achieves re-accreditation

Sindecuse Health Center was surveyed in March by an Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care expert in quality care standards. Accreditation is granted for a three-year period and must be renewed regularly.

Photo of four bicyclists on the road at the Business, Technology and Research Park.

Annual bike race to be held on Parkview Campus

The CyclingLawyer.com Criterium begins at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 9, and features a 1.1-mile circuit around Floyd Hall. The circuit has three 90-degree turns and multiple sweeping turns.

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Help select WMU's top four staffers for 2017-18

The campus community has through Thursday, May 31, to submit documentation in support of the nominees for the Annual Make a Difference Award. A total of four recipients will be chosen.

Avery Green and Desi Taylor sitting on a bench outside Schneider Hall, home of the WMU Haworth College of Business.

Students honored for entrepreneurial innovation

Two WMU student entrepreneurs, Avery Green and Desi Taylor, were recognized for their original business ideas while participating in Starting Gate, the student business accelerator.