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Western students possibly receiving tuition refund

Missouri Western undergraduate students who are residents of Missouri may have some money coming their way in the near future. The Western Board of Governors will be polled anonymously to decide whether or not to refund 1.74 percent of tuition, or $3.35 per credit hour, to resident undergraduate students. If passed, the tuition increase will also be permanently removed going forward.... Read More

The living, breathing law: Title IX

“No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.” Above is a quote from Title IX, a law passed in 1972 that, by definition, requires gender equity for boys and girls in... Read More

Western develops master plan

Missouri Western is developing a master plan to better the campus and is looking for students’ help. Ann Pearce, special assistant to the president, said it is time for a comprehensive master plan since one has not been completed since the campus moved to its current location. “The master plan is really a strategic plan for the physical campus. As we... Read More

Parking not a problem

The 5 percent increase of first-time freshman at Missouri Western may give the impression that parking will be even more difficult for commuting students. However, the numbers show that finding a spot before class should be easier. According to Tyson Schank, Western’s dean of admissions, parking is always a “number one issue” on national student satisfaction surveys. “Parking is always... Read More