Archive for Institutional

Minority enrollment has increased over the past 5 years

February 21, 2013 Comments

Matthew Hunt

Western’s campus has seen an increase among minorities over the past five years. In the spring of 2009, Western stood at 17.7 percent minority rate among students on campus. That number has since increased 2.1 percent which has Western’s minority students at 19.8 percent in spring 2013. The Asian student number at Western in 2012 […]

Western STD rates higher than national average

February 20, 2013 Comments

Joyce Stevenson

Sexually transmitted diseases continue to increase on campuses state-wide.   Approximately 7,400 of  cases of chlamydia and gonorrhea have been reported in the Kansas City Region which includes Missouri Western State University. In 2011 Missouri reported 35,689 cases of chlamydia and gonorrhea. Nineteen million new sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in the United States in 2011.  The Centers for Disease […]

Making a Difference in the SGA Elections

February 18, 2013 Comments

Daniel Cobb

SGA continues search for a way to increase voting amongst students. There are currently around 6,000 students attending Missouri Western State University, and last year, only 781 students voted in the SGA elections.  SGA hopes to get every student at Missouri Western to vote in this year’s upcoming election. The goal they plan to set […]

Candidate Shana Meyer makes her argument for VP

February 18, 2013 Comments

Albert Shelby

Mark Stier and Dr. Judy Grimes are two current western employees that have made it known that they are running for VP of Student affairs. Shana Meyer a employee Fort Hayes State University stated her case Feb. 14 when she held a speech for students and staff in Spratt. Meyer comes in with a strong […]

Craig School of Business continues search for new Dean

February 14, 2013 Comments

Joyce Stevenson

A committee of eight individuals who represent the Craig School of Business (CSB), overall campus and regional business community were assigned the task of beginning the review process of application packets on January 28. This process will culminate in a recommendation of hire for the dean position that was recently vacated. Ann Pearce, special assistant to […]

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