WMU News

WMU closed due to severe winter weather

Nov. 21, 2000

KALAMAZOO -- Western Michigan University's Kalamazoo campus is closed today, Tuesday, Nov. 21, due to severe winter weather. All classes are canceled, and all offices are closed, except for essential services.

The public meeting of the Asylum Lake Focus Group, set for this evening at the Fetzer Center, has also been canceled.

Public events will be held as scheduled

Except for the Asylum Lake meeting, today's public events on the Kalamazoo campus will be held as originally scheduled. University officials confirmed (as of 10 a.m.) that public events in the Dalton Center and in University Arena will be held as scheduled (see below) and that parking lots and campus roads in those areas will be cleared in time for the events.

WMU's volleyball Broncos will host a Mid-American Conference Tournament quarterfinal match versus Central Michigan in University Arena beginning at 7 p.m.

Jazz legend Jean "Toots" Thielemans will conduct a master class in the Dalton Center Recital Hall beginning at 3 p.m. Thielemans, accompanied by pianist Fred Hersch, will perform in the Dalton Recital Hall beginning at 8 p.m. Both events are open to the public.

This news release will be updated throughout the day with any changes.

Media contact: Thom Myers, 616 387-8400, thomas.myers@wmich.edu

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