Archive for Institutional

Entire staff left social work program

September 18, 2007 Comments

Lori Barringer

In the past six months every professor in the social work department left Missouri Western State University. Many students in the social work department had concerns that the social work major was going to be eliminated. Another cause for student concern was that there are no introduction to social work courses offered this semester, although […]

Koenig helps with Presidential search

September 18, 2007 Comments

Margaret Slayton

Missouri Western’s Board of Governors has hired the firm of R. H. Perry & Associates to aid in the search for the university’s next president.   Dr. Allen Koenig, senior consulant for R. H. Perry & Associates, has led over 150 presidential searches and was the president of two universities. Koenig met with staff, students, […]

Justice Program awarded funding grant

September 18, 2007 Comments

Ryan Heldenbrand

The Office of Justice program and the Bureau of Justice Assistance have recently awarded a grant to fund the enhancement and training of law enforcement to Missouri Western State University and the Missouri Regional Community Policing Institute in the amount of $714,010.  The Missouri-Regional Community Policing Institute or MO-RCPI, was established in 1997. It is […]

Recyling implemented

September 18, 2007 Comments

Emily Gummelt

As many students might have already noticed, several blue, plastic recycling bins have been added to various locations on campus.   The decision to have these bins was inspired by the recycling efforts carried on by Annette Wright, library assistant, and Victoria Sample, who works as a lab coordinator in the Biology Department. Beth Wheeler, […]

Shang bolts for UMKC

September 11, 2007 Comments

Rikki Cason

Many changes are in store for Western over the next few semesters. The biggest change however, comes in the staffing. With many faculty and staff leaving over the summer, many faculty members have had to double up on jobs and find replacements for their missing colleagues. Dr. Paul Shang is one of the members of […]