The anonymous gift and another $25,000 gift from Kalamazoo's Advia Foundation are the basis for a new WMU-KPS Future Educators Program.
Dr. Carla M. Koretsky, professor of geosciences and dean of WMU's Lee Honors College, will become the dean of WMU's College of Arts and Sciences, effective July 1.
The graduates are set to receive their diplomas April 30 and embark on new careers in high-tech, professional music production.
Kalamazoo County College Signing Day will take place starting at 9:30 a.m. Monday, May 2, in WMU's University Arena.
A joint Arbor Day celebration will be held Friday, April 29, by WMU and the city of Kalamazoo at two locations.
Services for Eleanor Rose Samson will be held at noon on Monday, May 2, in Portage and at noon on Tuesday, May 3, in Muskegon.
The presentations will take place Friday, April 29; Tuesday, May 3; and Tuesday, May 10, in various locations around campus.
Robert "Rob" E. Fedorchak, a former maintenance services staff member, died April 14 at age 69. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 28.
For a student living in a traditional residence hall and selecting a 15-meal plan, the new rates will translate to an increase of $315 for the full academic year.
Graduation exercises, tailored for students in specific academic programs, have been set for 9 a.m. and 12:30, 3:30 and 7 p.m. Saturday, April 30, in Miller Auditorium.
Dr. Robert L. Smith, professor emeritus of communication, died April 11 at age 82. He retired in 1996 after 31 years of service to the University.
The fifth annual Timothy Light Center for Chinese Studies Research grant has been awarded to Dr. Victor Xiong.
Dr. Alfred Balkin, professor emeritus of education and professional development, died March 23 at the age of 84.
Dr. Malcolm H. Robertson, professor emeritus of psychology, died Feb 28 at the age of 90. He retired in 1998 after 37 years of service.
Evaline Sue Marks, a former Dining Services staff member, died March 26 at age 68. She retired in 2002 after 33 years of service.
The library will be open 24 hours a day beginning at 8 a.m. Wednesday, April 20, through midnight Thursday, April 28.
Jennifer Johnson, executive director at Kalamazoo Loaves & Fishes, will give a presentation titled "What is Food Insecurity?" at 8 a.m. Friday, April 29.
Aaron McClendon has earned the $10,000 Gary L. Buffington Scholarship and the $5,000 R. Gene Richter Scholarship.
Dr. Andrea Beach and Monica Liggins-Abrams were in Washington April 4 for an annual meeting related to U.S. Department of Education's First in the World Program.
Career and Student Employment Services has compiled a list of red flags to look for to help students identify fictitious or disreputable employers.
For the second consecutive year, WMU has been honored by the Michigan College Access Network for its work in expanding and ensuring college access and success.
A prescribed burn of up to 20 acres of prairie in the Asylum Lake Preserve is planned for sometime during the next four weeks, weather permitting.