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Cronkite in the Theatre

Visitors of the Cronkite memorial can now see Walter Cronkite come to life as the third and final installation of the Cronkite plays hits the stage. Gordon Mapley, Dean and Executive Director of Western Institute was excited to announce the touring of the Cronkite trilogy as the university works to bring the final play to life. “The third play is based... Read More

Craig School of Business maintains AACSB accreditation

Western is pleased to announce that as of Feb. 12, the Steven L. Craig school of Business has maintained its AACSB accreditation. The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business is an exclusive international academic association dedicated to the progression of collegiate business schools. There are only 749 AACSB accredited institutions in the world, making it the gold standard for... Read More

Western establishes school of nursing and health professions

Tuesday, Feb. 9, Missouri Western State University Board of Governors approved the establishment of a new School of Nursing and Health Professions.   The School of Nursing and Health Professions will be housed within the College of Professional Studies and will be led by an associate dean. The new school will include Western’s undergraduate and master’s degree programs in nursing,... Read More

Griffon Athletics: A brand in need of investment

Rivalries are one of the aspects of athletic competition fans have the most passion for. For the Missouri Western faithful, victories are especially celebrated against Central Missouri, Missouri Southern and of course Northwest Missouri State University. Losing to your rivals in premier sports, such as men’s basketball and football, can cost coaches their jobs and cost a school its fan... Read More

Missouri Western receives record-breaking $10 million donation

On Saturday, Jan. 17, Western announced that three major gifts, including a $10 million donation by an anonymous alumnus, have been given to the university for its centennial. The announcement was made at the Centennial Kickoff, in front of a large group of faculty, staff, students and alumni. After a banquette in the Remington atrium, the guests were taken to... Read More