July 2016 WMU News

Thomas J. Carr obituary

Thomas J. Carr, former associate vice president for operations of the Office of Business and Finance, died July 15 at age 87. 

Booth registration open for Bronco Bash

The early registration deadline for booth space is Sunday, July 31, for the annual event that this year is set for 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, on the Sangren Pedestrian Mall.

Robert Campbell obituary

Robert Campbell, a retired financial services specialist in the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships, died June 11 at age 69.

Marcia L. Thompson obituary

Marcia L. Thompson, a retired human resources assistant, died April 20 at age 67. She joined the WMU staff in 1997 and retired in 2010 after 13 years of service to the University.

Leander C. Jones obituary

Dr. Leander C. Jones, emeritus professor of Africana Studies, died July 2 at age 81. Visitation and a Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity service is set for July 8, with a memorial service scheduled for noon July 9.

Officials give OK for WMU 'takeoff' in Florida

Florida's Commission for Independent Education has approved two provisional licenses, paving the way for WMU to offer aviation and several other academic programs in the state.

Kalamazoo Blues Fest returns

Tickets are on sale for the annual Kalamazoo Blues Festival, which will be held Thursday through Saturday, July 7-9.

Onsi B. Fares obituary

Onsi Fares, former language specialist in the Career English Language Center for International Studies, died April 29 at age 91.

Norma Cook obituary

Norma Cook, a retired staff member in Dining Services, died June 22 at age 94. A visitation will be held Wednesday, July 6.