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Campus gains new desks and tables, expenses totaling to $100,000

Campus gains new desks and tables, expenses totaling to $100,000

September 13, 2012 Comments

Ellis Cross

[caption id="attachment_11481" align="alignleft" width="240"] The new desks (above right) which are wider and more flexible then the old desks (above left) are in place in a classroom in Looney complex. Looney, Popplewell and Wilson all received new desks and tables as many were again and outdated.[/caption] In March of this year, the SGA voted to […]

Classes cancelled in Murphy due to smoke

Classes cancelled in Murphy due to smoke

August 29, 2012 Comments

Eboni Lacey

Murphy Hall was evacuated due to smoke in the building. Classes were cancelled.

Board considers modifying alcohol policy; celebrates early successes

August 23, 2012 Comments

Eboni Lacey

At Missouri Western’s first Board of Governors meeting, both triumph and opportunity were among the things the board looked for as they began going through Western’s numerous departments and awaited updates from department leaders. One of the highlighted triumphs came from residential life as the department was able to establish Greek housing within Juda Hall, […]

Faculty receive two percent increase in salary

August 21, 2012 Comments

Ellis Cross

On Aug. 19, 2012, Missouri Western’s Board of Governors approved the university’s FY2013 budget. It included a 2 percent salary increase for all of Western’s employees. It stipulates a minimum increase of at least $600 annual increase for every full time employee. The pay increase went into effect July 1, 2012. “We are very pleased […]

Vartabedian addresses Western’s growing financial recovery

August 21, 2012 Comments

Ellis Cross

[caption id="attachment_10818" align="alignleft" width="150"] President Dr. Robert Vartabedian addressed in his yearly “General Session” speech that there are now more financial opportunities even though the university was hit the hardest with budget cuts.[/caption]   President Dr. Robert Vartabedian announced the new theme for the General Session from last year’s “You Can’t Keep a Griffon Down,” […]