Archive for Institutional

Vartabedian named president

January 14, 2008 Comments

Daniel Donan

Missouri Western  State University named its new Presidential designate on Dec. 17. Robert A. Vartabedian, Vice President for Academic Affairs at Eastern New Mexico University, was chosen by the Board of Governors. There are 14 challenges and 19 qualifications that  were being searched for by the screening committee and Vartabedian met them all. He will […]

I.M.C. prepares itself for Schlesinger’s departure

January 14, 2008 Comments

Daniel Donan

The Instructional Media Center at Western is going through some changes in the structure of the office. Its director, Max Schlesinger, is retiring in January. Western has no immediate plans to replace him and his duties are being passed on to a triumvirate of office managers. “I have worked in education for roughly 36 years,” […]

Presidential candidates come to Western

December 4, 2007 Comments

Rikki Cason

Finding a successor for Western’s president, Dr. James Scanlon is one step closer with three candidates being chosen to replace him. Members of the screening committee spent last week visiting the home campuses of the three final candidates and checking references. Potential candidates include Dr. Robert A. Vartabedian, current vice president for academic affairs and […]

Travel opportunities offered

November 14, 2007 Comments

Ryan Heldenbrand

Missouri Western’s Study Away program announced the trips for the Spring 2008 semester recently. The trips include an Art class going to New York, a Biology class going to San Salvador Island, an English class going to London, and a Law class heading to Washington D.C. Director of Study Away, Dr. Karen Fulton, says it […]

Transfer students find home at Missouri Western

November 7, 2007 Comments

Margaret Slayton

There has been a steady number of transfer students choosing to attend Western in the last decade. Western has had an average of 332.8 transfer students every fall semester since 1997. In the fall of 2007, there were 312 transfer students. Western puts its main focus on articulation agreements and scholarships in order to make […]