You are here

Western’s Board of Governors kicks off the year with big renovations

Western’s Board of Governors hit the ground running with their first meeting of the 2016-2017 academic year, Thursday, Aug. 25 at 1:30 p.m. in Blum 220. Vice President of Student Services, Shana Meyer gave a brief update on campus renovations. Including the remodel of the Center for Student Involvement and International Student Services offices, as well as renovations to Potter... Read More

Administrators find no wrongdoing in Taser use

After the fight that took place outside of Blum Student Union on November 5 led to two arrests, administration members are asking any witnesses to step forward. Though arrests have been made, charges have yet to be filed, according to Missouri Case.Net. Cale Fessler, vice president for financial planning and administration, suggests that the viewpoints of new witnesses will be... Read More

Pool partnership to lead to remodel

After months of uncertainty Missouri Western has announced a potential partnership with the St. Joseph City Council and the St. Joseph School District in order to renovate the university’s indoor pool. Cale Fessler, vice president of financial planning for the university   describes the project as an inclusive overhaul of the pool and university facilities. “The proposed renovation would be fairly... Read More

Spratt stadium renovation planned with hesitation, over budget

  After receiving three contract estimates that were each over budget, Ellison-Auxier Architects, Western’s architecture contractor, has restructured the plans for Spratt Stadium in an attempt to scale back costs. Crawford Construction came back with the lowest bid, just under $9 million— $1.2 million over Western’s budget for the project. Kurt McGuffin, Western’s director of athletics, says that the project... Read More

‘Without a doubt the best compromise’

Compromise. That was the theme for the Student Success Act Fee Advisory Committee, as their April 6 meeting ended with major improvements to the Looney Complex and Blum Student Union being agreed upon. With the end of the semester looming, the committee needed to come to a consensus before the end of the year. The committee entered the meeting with... Read More