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Final master plan approved

Final master plan approved

April 23, 2015 Comments

Brent Rosenauer

The Western Board of Governors unanimously voted to approve the finalized master plan presented during the April meeting Thursday. The vote came after a presentation by Steve Clark, principal of Clark|Huesemann, regarding some of the general features of the 10-year master plan. “The master plan operates as a roadmap for Western to make changes,” Clark said. […]

Equality for everyone

April 20, 2015 Comments

Junna Resuma

An extraordinary lecture took place for Western Students on Thursday, April 16, in the lower level of Hearnes in room 102. The speaker was none other than the director of the office of intercultural affairs in the intercultural center at our neighboring school, Northwest Missouri Western State University: Steven Bryant. Bryant’s lecture dealt with three main important […]

Western Playhouse

April 15, 2015 Comments

Brendan Welch

  Missouri Western’s summer theater production company, Western Playhouse, has operated at a financial loss every year since it came into existence in 2012. According to the “Western Playhouse Revenues and Expenses” report, the program continues by being heavily funded by Western Institute, which has contributed $238,782.58 overall over the course of Western Playhouse’s life. The […]

Higher education performance funding to increase?

April 14, 2015 Comments

Nick Ingram

Missouri Western is potentially in line to receive an additional $600,000 in funding next year. The Missouri Legislature is currently in the process of debating on an approximate 3 percent increase for higher education funding across the state. At this point, the outcome of House Bill 3 is in the hands of lawmakers in Jefferson […]

‘Without a doubt the best compromise’

April 14, 2015 Comments

Jon Dykstra

Compromise. That was the theme for the Student Success Act Fee Advisory Committee, as their April 6 meeting ended with major improvements to the Looney Complex and Blum Student Union being agreed upon. With the end of the semester looming, the committee needed to come to a consensus before the end of the year. The […]

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