Gordon Evans

News Reporter/Producer

WMUK's Morning Edition anchor, Gordon Evans is also an accomplished reporter and interviewer. A 1990 graduate of Michigan State, he came to WMUK from WAAM in Ann Arbor.


12:31 pm
Mon February 10, 2014

Art Hop Organizers Consider Changes With Less Funding

Lead in text: 
Budget cuts have forced Downtown Kalamazoo Incorporated to reduce its financial support for monthly events
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The future of one of downtown Kalamazoo's "signature" events could look very different after this year. Once a month, typically on the first Friday of the month, downtown Kalamazoo businesses and organizations use their space to display the work of local artists for Art Hop.
11:27 am
Mon February 10, 2014

House Democrats Call for Independent Investigation of Prison Escape

Lead in text: 
Governor Rick Snyder asked Attorney General Bill Schuette to investigation
LANSING - House Democrats today called for an independent investigation into the recent Ionia prison break by a convicted killer, saying a probe headed by Republican Attorney General Bill Schuette will be too political to get to the bottom of what happened.
7:15 am
Mon February 10, 2014

Study Shows More Higher Education Dollars Going to Administrative and Support Staff

Lead in text: 
Universities are using more part-time and temporary instructors
Newly released data shows the ranks of administrators and professional staff at the state's public and private colleges and universities are growing while the ratio of full-time faculty per thousand students is declining. Both four-year and two-year schools are increasingly turning to part-time or temporary instructors to fill faculty ranks.
6:49 am
Mon February 10, 2014

Changes Address Language Barriers in Calhoun County Courts

Lead in text: 
State administrators approved the language access plan last week
Until Thursday, Calhoun County courts lacked a plan to help those who don't speak fluent English understand what is happening in court proceedings. Now the county's courts comply with state rules after a Language Access Plan was approved by the state. Last week state administrators approved the Calhoun County Courts Language Access Plan.
WMU Empowerment Center
6:44 am
Mon February 10, 2014

WMU Empowerment Center Works to Reduce Poverty and Inequality

Teresa Bingman says the Kalamazoo Promise can be one tool to help get people out of poverty
Credit WMUK

Interview with Teresa Bingman


Western Michigan University launched the Community Empowerment Center in 2013. 

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