Archive for Institutional

Spend the morning eating breakfast with fellow Griffon alumni

March 24, 2013 No Comments

Matthew Hunt

Western Alumni will get the opportunity to interact with one another in this year’s Eggs and Issues: Kansas City. Colleen Kowich, director of Alumni Relations, said what the alumni association is trying to do, is if a business has a service we want to get that out there for others to know about. She said […]

LAS: A school divided

March 23, 2013 No Comments

Joyce Stevenson

Walking through the halls of Potter, it is obvious that students have outgrown the building. They sit on the floor using laptops or playing instruments. They are overflowing classrooms and studios. They rehearse outside to escape the cramped building when able. Finally, change is on its way. The Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs […]

Last withdrawal date approaches by March 29

March 5, 2013 No Comments

Joyce Stevenson

Withdrawal from a class can adversely affect graduation completion rate.  With only two weeks left to withdraw, any student considering withdrawing from a class should seek advisement. Director of Financial Aid Marilyn Baker recommends that students familiarize themselves with their unique situation. The MWSU website has helpful information found under the financial aid tab. Students […]

Board of Governors pass on student requests

March 3, 2013 No Comments

Ellis Cross

Missouri Western State University’s Board of Governors are charting the same budget course as last year which resulted in an additional $3 million above expenses without the additional $1.5 million from the Student Success Act’s fees. General operating reserves have surpassed $8 million, which is a ten-year high, and the BOG voted Thursday, Feb. 28 […]

Board of Governors agrees to open reserves for one-time expenditures

March 1, 2013 No Comments

Matthew Hunt

Missouri Western may soon be making up to $1 million in maintenance and equipment upgrades, pending an upcoming Board of Governors vote to loosen the purse strings on a reserves budget that has grown significantly in recent years. With input from faculty, staff and administrators, President Robert Vartabedian has compiled a list of potential upgrades […]