Andrew Robins

News Director

Andy Robins has been WMUK's News Director since 1998 and a broadcast journalist for over 24 years. He joined WMUK's staff in 1985. Under his direction, WMUK has received numerous awards for news reporting.

Email: andrew.robins (at) wmich.edu     Phone: (269) 387 5717

Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

Western Michigan University President Edward Montgomery delivered his first “State of the University” address on Friday, October 6. During the university’s annual Fall Academic Convocation.


Dinesh Ramde / AP Photo

These days, the meat and dairy products on your table probably came from a densely packed "factory farm." But former Kalamazoo City commissioner Nicolette Hahn Niman says it wasn't always so.


Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP Photo

A Kalamazoo non-profit group wants to help people in the DACA program that lets undocumented people who came to the U.S. as children avoid deportation. President Donald Trump announced recently that he'll end the program. But he gave Congress six months to come up with an alternative.

Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

Edward Montgomery says he's ready to help Western Michigan University reach the "next level" as a globally-ranked research institution. Montgomery was officially inaugurated on Friday, September 15, as Western's ninth president during a ceremony at Miller Auditorium. He was joined by former president John Dunn, university trustees, faculty, staff, and students as well as government leaders.


Chris Killian / WMUK

Opponents of President Donald Trump's plan to phase out the DACA program rallied Tuesday evening in Kalamazoo's Bronson Park. DACA allows undocumented people who came to the U-S as children to stay. The White House says it's ending the program but will wait six months to give Congress time to decide if it should continue.

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