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Williams reinstated: Athletic Director was suspended after May arrest

September 1, 2010 Comments

Dave Hon

After a two-month suspension, Athletic Director Dave Williams was reinstated this summer on July 1. The two-month suspension period was issued when Williams was arrested for driving under the influence on May 8. Robert Vartabedian, President of Missouri Western, investigated the situation thoroughly before reinstating Williams. “I was convinced that it was in the University’s […]

Roever tapped for commencement address

April 29, 2010 Comments

Jodi Oliver

While students are enjoying their summer vacation Missouri Western will be saying goodbye to Carol Roever, interim dean for the Steven L. Craig School of Business; however, not until she serves as this spring’s commencement speaker. According to Robert Vartabedian, Missouri Western’s president, the cabinet decided it would be a good idea to open the […]

Athletics budget cuts below university average

April 29, 2010 Comments

Dave Hon

As the fate of the University lies in the coming budget cuts over the next few years, speculation has arisen on campus that the Athletic Department may not be doing their share of trying to save the University funds. The budget cuts made to the fiscal year 2010 for the athletics department total to $118,355. […]

New degree programs offered

April 23, 2010 Comments

Emily Gummelt

Missouri Western may be expanding its Master of Applied Science in Assessment degree program. Western may add an Engineering Technology Management option and a Teachers of English to Speakers of other Languages option, in which students can earn English Language Learners (ELL) certification. “It has not been passed yet,” said Kay Dickerson, part of the […]

Western administration adapts to $2 million shortfall

April 16, 2010 Comments

Dave Hon

With budget cuts raining down from the state of Missouri, Western administrators have had to accommodate the fiscal 2010 budget for a $2 million shortfall. The proposed 5.2 percent cut from the state appropriations proposed to universities in exchange for a pledge of not increasing tuition leaves Western with $1.2 million dollars less from the […]