Research Town Halls

The Office of Research and Innovation and the Graduate College will be hosting a joint town hall meeting Friday July 10, 2020 at 12:30 pm.  Dr. Christine Byrd-Jacobs will be providing important updates for faculty and staff about graduate education and processes and Dr. Terri Goss Kinzy will provide brief updates on research and creative scholarship at WMU.

Plans to Restart Creative Scholarship

The Office for Research and Innovation is accepting submissions for plans to restart creative scholarship in the fine arts effective June 11, 2020.  Information on the WMU process is available at InfoReady at https://wmich.infoready4.com/ where all supporting documents including FAQs are available.

COVID-19 Response Grants Awarded

Totaling $31,620, the grants are funded by the Meader Presidential Endowment—a fund specifically designated for promoting excellence at WMU.

Named Term-limited Professorships

WMU remains committed to launching the Named Professorship Program, however due to the significant distractions within our WMU community, we are going to delay announcing the inaugural recipients until fall of 2020.