September 2017 WMU News

Dunn to be honored for work with foster care grads

President Emeritus John M. Dunn will be honored at the sixth annual Fostering Futures Scholarship Benefit Dinner for his contributions to the success of young people who have been part of the state's foster care system.

Trio performs with WMU emerita in free concert

Soprano Dr. Karen Wicklund, WMU associate professor emerita of music, will join the Hofeldt-Phillips Trio in a free, public recital at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.

Sustainability celebration showcases green programs

Live music, locally grown food and poetry slam-style talks on building a sustainable community are highlights of an open house at WMU's Office for Sustainability Thursday, Sept. 28.

Trustees approve new three-year faculty contract

Trustees approved a three-year labor agreement with the WMU chapter of the American Association of University Professors, calling for a 2 percent salary increase for academic years 2017-18 and 2018-19.

Date for WMU Alert test announced

The test will take place beginning at about 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, unless the WMU Alert system has been activated within the previous 24 hours. If it has, the test will be postponed until Monday, Sept. 25.

Carlson, Klohs awarded WMU's top alumni honor

WMU will present its Alumni Association Distinguished Alumni Award to Jeanne Carlson, of Novi, and Birgit Klohs, of Grand Rapids, during an Oct. 13 reception.