WMU News

Asken elected president of Association of University Architects

Aug. 11, 1999

KALAMAZOO-Evie Asken, an architect and director of campus planning at Western Michigan University, has been elected to a one-year term as president of the international Association of University Architects.

The organization represents registered professional architects at more than 100 public and private colleges and universities in the United States and Canada. Other officers are from Princeton University, UCLA and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Asken came to WMU in 1989, having previously been employed with architectural firms in Lansing and Kalamazoo. She headed her own firm for three years in the 1970s. Asken earned her architecture degree at Kansas State University.

Media contact: Mike Matthews, 616 387-8400, michael.matthews@wmich.edu

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