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Logan Hall closing due to high maintenance costs and low occupancy

After a year of deliberation, Logan Hall is being shut down due to increasing maintenance costs and lower occupancy numbers in residence halls across campus. Cale Fessler, Vice President of Financial Planning and Administration, cites the building’s age as a reason for increased costs, which have been estimated at anywhere from $95,000-$120,000 annually. “It is the oldest facility – obviously... Read More

AWC skews Western’s performance funding

For the projected 2017 budget, Missouri Western is expected to receive $1.2 million in performance based funding. However, not all Western students are taken into consideration of the university’s enrollment, potentially skewing the numbers. What is an AWC Student? Western is considered an open enrollment university with a 98 percent acceptance rate. However, students accepted at Western with an ACT score below... Read More

Housing situation, better than before

Missouri Western faces one of the highest numbers of students living on campus in its history with 1,306 residents. At the beginning of the semester, housing was so full that students were put on a waiting list for a place in one of the residence halls. According to Nathan Roberts, director of residential life, this issue was resolved thanks to... Read More

Residential Life Director candidates to visit Western

Candidates for the Residential Life Director positions will soon be visiting campus. The position was opened in October after Mark Stier took a job at New College of Florida. Since Stier’s leave, Assistant Director Amy McLarren has served as interim director. Judy Grimes, the associate vice president for student affairs and dean of students, is the head of the search committee... Read More