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Western ready to start graduate progams next fall: New Fall Programs

October 23, 2007 Comments

Ellis Cross

It has almost been a year since the Office of Graduate Studies began to offer master’s degree programs. Four graduate programs have been started so far with the promise of registration Nov. 5 for two new masters programs. The Associate Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs, Jeanne Daffron has been wearing two hats and […]

Western receives large donation from the Remingtons

October 16, 2007 Comments

Rikki Cason

“Oh happy day,” Western President, James Scanlon began his speech at the Oct. 10 press conference. “This is a special day for Missouri Western.” Scanlon had the opportunity to announce Western’s largest private donation of $5 million by Wes and Patsy Remington. “The contributions from Patsy and Wes are the largest private contribution ever made […]

New Initiative brings opportunities for Western students

October 16, 2007 Comments

Rikki Cason

During a press conference on Oct. 10, Western President, James Scanlon, and Vice President of University Advancement, Dan Nicoson, announced plans for the “Beyond Excellence” Initiative. “As a new American Regional University,” Scanlon said. “Western’s mission charges everyone with dual responsibility, providing quality education to students and fostering the development of our region, economically, socially […]

Eulinger retires as Western Registrar

October 16, 2007 Comments

Ryan Bradley

Former professor John Gilgun had a saying: “Quality calls to quality.” It’s an inspirational line – one that comes to mind with the news that Registrar Eugene Eulinger is retiring. A recipient of the 2006 Outstanding Administrator Award and 42 years in education, five of those as Western’s registrar, Eulinger is retiring. Before working at […]

Western student arrested for YouTube rap

October 9, 2007 Comments

Ellis Cross

A Missouri Western Student will be arraigned on five felony counts on Oct. 11, stemming from a video posted on YouTube. On Sept. 18 Andrew County Prosecuting Attorney Steve Stevenson filed charges against Kenneth Darrell Black Jr., a 20-year-old business major, along with accom­plice Benjamin D. Stevens. The two men allegedly constructed a rap video […]