July 2017 WMU News

Montgomery begins his tenure as WMU's ninth president

Dr. Edward B. Montgomery begins his tenure Aug. 1 with activities that include meeting with academic leadership and area media as well as reaching out to the campus community to offer some insights.

Transformational Dunn Decade comes to a close

WMU President John M. Dunn's final weeks have seen him in a reflective mode as campus social media readers follow a "top 10" countdown of some of his fondest memories.

100 years later, WMU's famed 'Black Ghost' remembered

Sam Dunlap, WMU's first black student-athlete, struck fear in the hearts of gridiron opponents and racked up scoring records while fighting racism. This week, his family will visit campus to honor his memory.

Bronco Bash booth registration open

The 37th annual campus celebration will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8, on the Sangren Pedestrian Mall. The early registration deadline for booth space is Monday, July 31.

Janet L. Clubb obituary

Janet L. Clubb, a retired WMU custodian, died July 9 at age 77. The visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 12, and the funeral at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 13, both at the Mater-Ralston Funeral Home in Marcellus.

Obare named interim vice president for research

Dr. Sherine O. Obare has been named WMU's interim vice president for research, effective Aug. 1. She replaces Dr. Daniel M. Litynski, who is returning to the engineering faculty.

Shirley Ann Lukens obituary

Shirley Ann Lukens, WMU associate professor emerita of occupational therapy, died June 3 at age 82. Services and a private burial have taken place in Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin.