Students will be arriving on campus for a new academic year starting Aug. 25 to participate in Fall Welcome activities. Classes start Aug. 29 and the annual Bronco Bash welcome to Western party is Aug. 28.
Trustees have scheduled a special conference-call meeting for 2:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20, to consider approval of a new AFSCME employee contract.
The University Theatre season starts Friday, Sept. 21, with a globe-trotting selection of events that feature guest artists and other collaborations.
Discussions of four books begin Wednesday, Sept. 12, and continue through mid-November. Books are provided free of charge to the first 10 people who sign up online.
The $10,000 donation will support Upward Bound's tutoring efforts and help pay transportation costs for students making visits to prospective colleges.
The second-place finish ties the 2013 season for highest mark in program history when the Broncos posted a 3.8086 GPA.
Mannheim Steamroller will perform live for one performance at Miller Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28.
WMU and the extended Kalamazoo community will offer numerous global engagement opportunities in August. Highlights include Mandarin Chinese classes, global art classes and the Kalamazoo Scottish Festival.