Archive for Institutional

Destination Western makes changes to summer program

March 26, 2008 Comments

Emily Gummelt

The two-day sequence of events formerly known as Destination Western has gone through some changes which will be put into operation in the summer of 2008. This program originally consisted of a series of registration activities extended over a period of two days. Now known as “New Student Registration,” this program will give students the […]

Reforming of student affairs underway

February 27, 2008 Comments

Lisa Crawford

A proposal to re-organize Western’s Student Affairs was approved and is currently underway. The proposed Student Affairs Organizational Chart filters from the single presiding Dean of Student Affairs and then moves to three new positions: Associate Dean of Student Development; Assistant Dean for Residential Life and Services; and the Assistant Dean of Student Services and Recreation. […]

Western reaches new students with satellite locations

February 27, 2008 Comments

Ellis Cross

Missouri Western State University is making the investments necessary to establish a long term commitment to offering classes off Downs Drive. here are two locations where students can take credit and non-credit courses. One is the downtown St. Joseph campus at 6 and Robidoux streets that some may already know about, but, many students don’t […]

Housing numbers continue to increase

February 20, 2008 Comments

Emily Gummelt

 As was the case with last semester, there has been a significant increase in Missouri Western housing numbers for the spring semester of 2008. Approximately 100 more students than last spring reside on Western’s campus. According to Michael Speros, director of residential life, very few students move off campus from fall to spring. “99 percent […]

Department aims for AACSB accreditation

February 5, 2008 Comments

Ellis Cross

  The MWSU business department is seeking prestigious accreditation despite higher salary costs, recent departures, open faculty positions and failed faculty searches.  The department is hoping to get accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).  If attained, Western would join the University of Kansas, Kansas State University, University of Missouri and Truman State […]