Archive for Institutional

H1N1 affects campus policies

September 24, 2009 No Comments

Dave Hon

Wasting the first five minutes of class for the professor to take attendance can be tedious, but since the attendance policy’s implementation, the university has considered it a powerful tool for keeping freshmen from flunking out. The attendance policy, which was implemented in the fall of 2006 and only applied to 100-level classes, has positively […]

Pony Express Battalion swears in record number of ROTC recruits

September 17, 2009 No Comments

Clay Rains

The students joining the local ROTC program as members of the area’s Pony Express Battalion for this semester alone is larger than the battalion’s total number of cadets enrolled back in 2007—a 450 percent growth in numbers in two years. Made up of students from Missouri Western, as well as 8 other area colleges and […]

Daffron appointed provost

September 2, 2009 No Comments

Daniel Donan

As of Aug 28, the number two position at Missouri Western State University, provost, has been filled with a long time Missouri Western personality. Jeanne Daffron, Missouri Western alum, has now accepted the position of provost and vice president for academic and student affairs. University President, Robert Vartabedian, made the suggestion to the board of […]

Western to hold presidential inauguration

October 21, 2008 No Comments

Jesse West

Missouri Western State University is set to celebrate a historic moment; the first-ever formal Presidential Inauguration in Western’s history. On Oct. 17, Robert A. Vartabedian will be officially installed as the new president of Missouri Western. The installation ceremony will be held in the M.O. Looney Complex at 1:30 p.m. and is free and open […]

Vice Presidential nominee to speak at Western

October 7, 2008 No Comments

Ryan Richardson

Democratic vice presidential nominee Senator Joe Biden will become the first presidential ticket member to speak at Missouri Western when he addresses the crowd at the Looney complex today. Biden, who is fresh off his debate with the Republican vice president candidate Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin, will speak to a crowd of 500 at the […]