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Ludacris to headline Spring Concert

Ludacris to headline Spring Concert

January 23, 2015 Comments

Brent Rosenauer

Three-time Grammy-winning rap artist Ludacris will be this year’s guest at Missouri Western’s Spring Concert. The Western Activities Council made the announcement Friday, Jan. 23, at Western’s Centennial Ball. The announcement was met with a round of ecstatic applause from the audience. Individual responses centered around anticipation and excitement. “I feel really excited. Im glad we got […]

Missouri Western receives record-breaking $10 million donation

Missouri Western receives record-breaking $10 million donation

January 17, 2015 Comments

Brendan Welch

On Saturday, Jan. 17, Western announced that three major gifts, including a $10 million donation by an anonymous alumnus, have been given to the university for its centennial. The announcement was made at the Centennial Kickoff, in front of a large group of faculty, staff, students and alumni. After a banquette in the Remington atrium, […]

Davenport accepted as associate provost of research and planning

January 15, 2015 Comments

Brendan Welch

After 20 years of working for Truman State University, Dr. Douglas Davenport has accepted the position of associate provost of research and planning at Missouri Western. Since Monday, Jan. 5, Davenport has taken on the responsibilities of Cindy Heider, who is now retired, and he brings years of administrative experience to the position. According to […]

Brock named executive associate to the president

January 15, 2015 Comments

Brendan Welch

With former Executive Associate to the President Kim Weddle now serving as director of development, the university has hired Missouri Western alumna Connie Brock to fill the position. Brock has taken over the responsibilities of supervising the operations of the office of the president, and will also serve as secretary to the board of governor’s. Brock […]

Master Plan

January 15, 2015 Comments

Brendan Welch

Missouri Western’s Board of Governors has approved a design on which the master plan will be based. Master planners Steve Clark and Jane Huesemann created the concept last December.  Special Assistant to the President Ann Pearce explains that the plan was chosen by the Board of Governors from a series of concepts. “We had several […]

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