June 2017 WMU News

New shows added to Miller Auditorium's 2017-18 lineup

Miller Auditorium has announced additions to its 2017-18 Lake Michigan Mailers Spotlight lineup, including performances of "Live in Central Park (Revisited): Simon & Garfunkel" and the Grand Rapids Ballet's "Alice in Wonderland."

Many WMU offices closed for Independence Day

Except for essential and emergency services, WMU offices will be closed Tuesday, July 4, in observance of U.S. Independence Day. Summer classes will not meet July 4.

Save the date for Fall Convocation

Plan now to attend activities Friday, Oct. 6, that include the presentation of WMU's annual campuswide awards and incoming President Edward B. Montgomery's first State of the University address.

Budget, 2017-18 tuition rates top June board agenda

Tuition rates and a budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year will top the agenda for the next meeting of the WMU Board of Trustees, scheduled to take place at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 29, in the Bernhard Center.

Financial incentives spark employee giving

There's still time to contribute to this fiscal year's Broncos4Broncos campaign and help units at WMU win additional funds to donate in support of students.

Barbara A. Barton obituary

Dr. Barbara A. Barton, WMU associate professor emerita of social work, died June 15 at age 55. A memorial service for Barton is currently pending.

Fort St. Joseph offers lectures and open house

The Fort St. Joseph project will host its free open house from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5, and Sunday, Aug. 6, at the corner of Fort and Bond Streets in Niles, Michigan.

Psychologist honored for scholarly impact

Two organizational behavior management entities have presented their inaugural Scholarly Impact Award to Dr. Douglas Johnson for his top-cited journal articles.

Arts and sciences college announces three appointments

Dr. Heather L. Petcovic has been named an associate dean while Drs. Charles Henderson and Susan Pozo will head the science education institute and the global and international studies program, respectively.