August 2016 WMU News

University Theatre announces 2016-17 season

Follow along with a pair of star-crossed lovers, gain an understanding of the struggle of substance abuse or take a walk down the Yellow Brick Road. Season passes are now on sale.

Fredrick J. Dobney obituary

Dr. Fredrick J. Dobney, former WMU provost and vice president for academic affairs, died Aug. 19 at his home in Brighton. He was 72.

Most WMU offices closed Labor Day weekend

Except for essential and emergency services, WMU offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 5, in observance of U.S. Labor Day. Regular hours will resume Tuesday, Sept. 6.

New alum's photo chosen for national promotions

A photo of J. Gabriel Ware taken by WMU photographer Mike Lanka was selected by the Phi Kappa Phi honor society as first place winner in its Spring 2016 Graduation Photo Contest.

WMU researchers showcase Fort St. Joseph at open house

"Flowing Back Through Time: Rivers in Historical and Archaeological Perspective" is the theme of the event, scheduled for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 6-7, at the archaeological site.

WMU's President Dunn announces 2017 retirement date

Dunn, who has served as president of WMU since July 1, 2007, will retire June 30, 2017. He plans to serve in the capacity of president emeritus for the year following his tenure as president.