Archive for Institutional

Campus growth has mixed impact

November 20, 2009 Comments

Jesse West

Looking upon Missouri Western today, it’s hard to believe just how much has changed in the past nine years. From the Kit Bond Incubator to Remington Hall, construction and renovation has become the norm at Western. According to Lonnie Johnson, director of facilities, the addition of space to Western since 2000 includes, but not limited […]

Western prepares for less funding

November 20, 2009 Comments

Clay Rains

Paul Wagner, Deputy Commissioner of the Missouri Department of Higher Education, visited Western in efforts to brief the state’s colleges on major budget challenges in the next few years. So far, federal stabilization money has provided the padding for colleges after decreasing state revenue reduced the amount of money available to them. Statewide, $560 million […]

Candidates for Craig School dean come to Western

November 12, 2009 Comments

Dave Hon

Carol Roever, the Craig School of Business dean, is retiring at the end of the year. The Craig School began a search for a new dean at the beginning of the semester, and that search is coming to its final stages. Cynthia Heider chairs the committee that works through the process of choosing the dean. […]

Western to end four associate

October 29, 2009 Comments

Jesse West

Missouri Western has officially announced plans to discontinue four of its ten two-year programs over the next two years. The process of discontinuing these programs began in 2005 which just happens to be the same year that Western made the transition from college to university. According to Cynthia Heider, associate provost and vice president, it […]

President, cabinet hosts second open forum

October 29, 2009 Comments

Dave Hon

Missouri Western’s President, Robert Vartabedian, will be having his annual question and answer forum on November second where students can attend and speak their mind. Except this time, Vartabedian will be having his cabinet with him during the Q & A session to also answer questions that students have concerning the university. “I thought it […]