• President Montgomery standing at a podium with an audience watching in Heritage Hall.

    History in the Making

    "We call it the Empowering Futures Gift because at its core is our donors' belief that inclusive education empowers people and communities to create a bright future for all."

    President Edward Montgomery

  • Pedestrians seen from above walking over the word "YOU" written on the ground.

    YOU at Western

    WMU launched a new platform to help students maximize their college experience. Focused on well-being—emotional and physical, career and academic—YOU at Western gives students the tools needed to craft their success story.

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Western's Future Focus

It is an exciting time to be at Western Michigan University. In Western’s Future Focus, President Montgomery expresses his gratitude for the tenacious efforts of our faculty and staff over the last year and describes our future and how we’ll move forward together. Each of us can contribute to an even stronger and more vibrant University that is responding to a changing world.Your strength is our strength. Faculty and staff have met unprecedented challenge with unflinching courage and commitment. As we look to our future, we begin with gratitude.