Acting at its June 26 meeting, the board approved a 4.3% increase in tuition and required fees for resident undergraduates. Along with passing next academic year's tuition rates, trustees adopted a $423 million general operating fund budget, which represents a less than 1% increase over the previous year.
June 2019 WMU News
The WMU Board of Trustees will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 26, in 157-159 Bernhard Center.
WMU researchers are using federal grant funds to collect information about the geological resources in Michigan that have been deemed vital to the nation's security and economic prosperity.
Magnesium, platinum and potash are among the state's geological resources that hold significant promise for boosting critical minerals production in the United States.
The 9 a.m. ceremony is for graduates of the College of Education and Human Development, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Extended University Programs and Haworth College of Business. The noon ceremony is for graduates of the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Aviation, College of Fine Arts and College of Health and Human Services.
From the Office of LBGT Student Services to OUTSpoken and Fab Fest, there are a number of ways for lesbian, bisexual, gay and transgender students, faculty, staff and allies to get involved on campus.
WMU Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Kathy Beauregard joins 13 other local and national leaders on the Task Force on Women in Sports formed by Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
Jeffrey Breneman will return to the University for this critical post, as WMU is his alma mater and also where he initially guided the University’s higher education government relations.
Dr. Yogesh Suryawanshi could be on the path toward a cure for cancer. After receiving his doctorate in biological sciences from WMU in 2017, he secured a job in the department of molecular medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, developing viruses that can attack cancer cells.
Bronco Bash is Tuesday, Aug. 27.
Dr. Hector Quemada, a principal research associate at WMU, is working to strengthen the understanding of African government and regulatory officials about the gene-drive technology, so that they are equipped to develop science-based regulations.
Mazzie, a three-time Tony nominee, will be honored for her leadership and advocacy in the theatre industry.
June is Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month, and Beal is part of a celebrity campaign with the Alzheimer's Association, helping raise awareness and funds for a cure.
Some 20% of all doctorates awarded to underrepresented minority scholars in economics can be attributed to the summer program now being hosted by WMU and Michigan State University.
For a few minutes Monday, Montgomery operated one of the massive machines ripping away chunks of McCracken, clearing the way for a new student center and dining facility.
The Marana Group Spotlight Series rounds out the previously announced Zhang Financial Broadway in West Michigan Series of "Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical," "Les Misérables," "Waitress," "Blue Man Group" and "Cats."