Western’s first lady helps behind the scenes

Creative. Intelligent. Spirited. Tireless. These are a few words that describe Dr. Laurel Vartabedian, wife of Missouri Western State University President Dr. Robert Vartabedian. Mr. and Mrs. Vartabedian met while they were graduate students at Wichita State University. He had just moved there from California. They married in 1978 and have two grown children and one grandchild. They have collaborated on several published articles. They agree... Read More