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Craig School of Business continues search for new Dean

February 14, 2013 Comments

Joyce Stevenson

A committee of eight individuals who represent the Craig School of Business (CSB), overall campus and regional business community were assigned the task of beginning the review process of application packets on January 28. This process will culminate in a recommendation of hire for the dean position that was recently vacated. Ann Pearce, special assistant to […]

New degrees offer students a wide range of career choices

February 12, 2013 Comments

Daniel Cobb

New degrees proposed by Western give its students a new perspective. Missouri Western currently offers over 100 different majors and 41 minors to its students.  That’s about to change, as various departments are considering new degrees. Students will soon be able to earn a B.A. in International Studies. “What we wanted to do was develop […]

Western gets ready for chinese celebration

Western gets ready for chinese celebration

February 6, 2013 Comments

Krista Hague

A Chinese New Year Celebration will hit Western’s students with traditions not seen before. To the Chinese culture, the New Year celebration is the most important traditional holiday. The New Year celebration marks the end of winter season, and spring season begins on the Chinese calendar. Missouri Western will be introducing students to new cultural […]

The search for the new V.P. of Student Affairs begins with Grimes

February 6, 2013 Comments

Matthew Hunt

The search for the next Vice President of Student Affairs is underway. In the next few weeks, Missouri Western will welcome four candidates to share why they are the best person for the job. The employment contract of Dr. Esther Peralez, vice president for student affairs wasn’t renewed and has remained empty since March 2012. […]

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon’s Appropriation plan shows increase towards Higher Education

February 5, 2013 Comments

Matthew Hunt

When considering Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon’s appropriation plan for higher education, Missouri Western officials say a look under the hood may be in order. Nixon is calling for $34 million for higher education. Missouri Western could receive a boost of 3.4 percent after meeting certain criteria. Dr. Robert Vartabedian, university president, said the problem is […]