Presidential candidates come to Western

Finding a successor for Western’s president, Dr. James Scanlon is one step closer with three candidates being chosen to replace him. Members of the screening committee spent last week visiting the home campuses of the three final candidates and checking references. Potential candidates include Dr. Robert A. Vartabedian, current vice president for academic affairs and […]

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Leadership challenges students

  “It’s Beautiful,” Sam Donaldson, National News Correspondent , responded when he was asked about Missouri Western and its community. “It’s the people and the students that I met, you’re all bright, here to learn and smart. From what I can tell you have a great faculty, it’s a good combination. It has been made […]

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Western receives large donation from the Remingtons

“Oh happy day,” Western President, James Scanlon began his speech at the Oct. 10 press conference. “This is a special day for Missouri Western.” Scanlon had the opportunity to announce Western’s largest private donation of $5 million by Wes and Patsy Remington. “The contributions from Patsy and Wes are the largest private contribution ever made […]

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New Initiative brings opportunities for Western students

During a press conference on Oct. 10, Western President, James Scanlon, and Vice President of University Advancement, Dan Nicoson, announced plans for the “Beyond Excellence” Initiative. “As a new American Regional University,” Scanlon said. “Western’s mission charges everyone with dual responsibility, providing quality education to students and fostering the development of our region, economically, socially […]

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Alumni gives back to Western community

Zach Ramsay, Western alumni, continues to support Western as he strives to be the best Alumnus possible.   Ramsay graduated in May of 2002. His majors included English with an emphasis in Public Relations and English with a Journalism emphasis, with a minor in Philosophy. During college he was an active member in Tau Kappa […]

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