Archive for Institutional

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 […]

Search on for Director of Athletic Facility

April 16, 2010 Comments

Jesse West

With the construction of the indoor athletic facility underway, Missouri Western is now seeking applicants to fill the position of director of athletic facility. On March 20, Western officially announced the search for a director, with a job description posted on several publications and Western’s Human Resources web site. The opening ended on April 9, […]

Additional pell grants offered

April 16, 2010 Comments

Todd Fuller

Sometimes, surprises are nice and this summer several people will be surprised to know that they have more free money available to them for school. As a result of the historic health care legislation the federal governments passed recently, new monies were made available to higher education. The Pell Grant was one of those higher […]