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Goppert Foundation gives scholarship

January 29, 2008 Comments

Gerri Tracy

The Goppert Foundation of Kansas City recently gave the Missouri Western Foundation $100 thousand to establish a permanent endowed scholarship to give students a new opportunity to help pay tuition.”While students from Lathrop, Mo. and Norborne, Mo. are preferred, the scholarship is open to all fulltime students taking 12 hours or more and having financial […]

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 […]

SGA receives a facelift

January 14, 2008 Comments

Lindsay Moyers

 The spring semester begins a fresh start, new faces and many changes to the Student Government Association.  The new executive board of SGA has created a list of goals to accomplish this semester.  “My main goal is to get a well-rounded and diverse senate that are very opinionated and don’t share the same ideas,” SGA […]

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,” […]

Herrington challenges results of election

December 4, 2007 Comments

Lisa Crawford

Student Government Association presidential candidate Luke Herrington has appealed to the Student Court over alleged campaign violations after his grievance to the SGA Election Commission was denied Nov. 26. On Nov. 13, Herrington and running mate Emily Feger filed a formal grievance to the Election Commission claiming Harold Callaway and his supporters illegally canvassed Vaselakos […]