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Housing situation, better than before

October 20, 2014 Comments

Jessica Kopp

Missouri Western faces one of the highest numbers of students living on campus in its history with 1,306 residents. At the beginning of the semester, housing was so full that students were put on a waiting list for a place in one of the residence halls. According to Nathan Roberts, director of residential life, this […]

Western makes deal with Hillyard Tech, NCMC

October 20, 2014 Comments

Brendan Welch

Missouri Western is seeking to bring in more students and improve the region by signing a deal with Hillyard Technical Center and North Central Missouri College. The deal, signed in early October, allows students who have earned a Radiologic Technology Certificate of Completion from Hillyard to earn an associates degree from North Central Missouri College, […]

Western hosts Court of Appeals

October 20, 2014 Comments

Taylor Allen

Missouri Western hosted the Missouri Court of Appeals for the seventeenth consecutive year on Tuesday, Oct. 14. The Court of Appeals hosted a three-judge panel, which included Karen King Mitchell, Cindy Martin and Gary Witt. These judges heard arguments for five cases. Western’s Department of Criminal Justice, Legal Studies & Social Work sponsored the event. Suzanne […]

Western performance funding

October 8, 2014 Comments

Taylor Allen

After a roller coaster of a legislative year in Missouri, Missouri Western is set to receive about $650,000 of state performance funding. Gov. Jay Nixon was successful in freeing up about $143 million for education. This included about $43 million in performance funding for higher education institutions. However, Western President Robert Vartabedian thinks Western will only see […]

Western students possibly receiving tuition refund

October 8, 2014 Comments

Taylor Allen

Missouri Western undergraduate students who are residents of Missouri may have some money coming their way in the near future. The Western Board of Governors will be polled anonymously to decide whether or not to refund 1.74 percent of tuition, or $3.35 per credit hour, to resident undergraduate students. If passed, the tuition increase will also […]

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