WMU News

Polish defense ministry award goes to Targowski

Sept. 8, 1999

KALAMAZOO -- Andrew S. Targowski, WMU professor of business information systems, has received a medal from the Polish Ministry of Defense in recognition of books he edited and co-authored on the defense of Poland.

Other co-authors of the books, Polish Defense and Polish Vision, include Zbigniew Brzezinski, former national security adviser to President Jimmy Carter. Other contributors included the Polish deputy prime minister and secretaries of defense and foreign affairs.

Targowski also writes a weekly column for the defense ministry's magazine. He came to WMU in 1980 from Warsaw where he served as the head of Poland's computer development program. He is the author or co-author of a dozen books on computers and information systems.

Media contact: Cheryl Roland, 616 387-8400, cheryl.roland@wmich.edu

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