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Western welcomes Ann Pearce

The Western family will welcome a new faculty member. Ann Pearce, Special Assistant to President Vartabedian, who will replace Beth Wheeler, Director of External Relations. According to Wheeler, Pearce has extensive experience that will benefit Western. “Her extensive experience in higher education include working with the Missouri Department of Higher Education and the General Assembly,” Wheeler said. “She is a... Read More

SGA funds freebies and more

Monday night Missouri Western Student Government Association heard from several campus departments before passing nearly $9,000 in legislation. Missouri Western Student Government Association passed several notices of action to spend some money during their meeting Tuesday, Oct. 10. Some of that money will provide Western students with the opportunity to get some free gear. SGA agreed to spend $4,551.25 on... Read More

Whats next for the SGA Petition and our 8.2% budget cut?

Students at Missouri Western State University are forced to walk a path of misfortune in the aftermath of an 8.2 percent budget cut. Western’s Student Government Association planned a rally on June 22 this year to voice their concerns that they were dissatisfied with the State’s budget cut towards Western. “Missouri Western shouldn’t be singled out to lose more funding... Read More

Senator Rob Schaaf Meets Citizens on Campus

Missouri Senator of the 34 District, Rob Schaaf addressed MWSU Board of Governors member Debbie Smith as she reminded him of Western’s story and that the University has the largest growth and are appropriated the least per student of all Missouri Universities. “We are proud of our growth and record at Missouri Western,” Smith said. She also mentioned the expansion... Read More

Western administration mulling possible tuition increase

Senate Bill 389 may be keeping tuition costs down but it may also be limiting the quality of Missouri Western’s education and tying the hands of administration. Gov. Jay Nixon has proposed cutting the budget for higher education for the second year in a row. This time, the proposal will reduce the state allocation by seven percent. Western Board of... Read More