Category: Institutional

Enrollment, housing numbers drop slightly

The number of undergraduates enrolled at Missouri Western is down from last year. So are the amount of credit hours they are taking, and the number of students living on campus. After conducting a census four weeks into the semester, Missouri Western found that it had enrolled 5,352 undergraduate students. This is down from last…

Two former congressmen visited Missouri Western last Thursday in celebration of Constitution Day. Former Congressmen Bill Sarpalius, D-Texas, and Steven Kuykendall, R-Calif., came as part of the Congress to Campus program that was hosted by the departments of Economics, Sociology and Political Science, and History and Geography. They spoke at several events and classrooms throughout…

Glenn E. Marion Clock Tower rededicated

The Glenn E. Marion Clock Tower was rededicated Monday evening as part of the Western centennial celebration. Golden accents were added to the tower along with twelve golden pillars and a new golden plating for each of the clocks four faces, in commemoration of the one hundred years of Missouri Western history. In addition to the…

Cronk: “Gas stations of the future”

Western is now the proud location of eight top-of-the-line electric car chargers, thanks to the perfect combination of hard work and sheer luck. Funding for the charging stations began as a micro-grant provided to Western by KCPL. Brian Cronk, chair of the psychology department and electric car owner, proposed the original micro-grant to KCPL in…

In compliance with upcoming federal changes to Title IX, the university has implemented new policies regarding discrimination. Title IX discrimination refers to sex discrimination on the basis of pregnancy, gender identity, and failure to conform to stereotypical notions of femininity and masculinity. Legislation Today Title IX refers to a section of the federal Educations Amendments…