Western Michigan University will hold its annual academic convocation on Friday and President John Dunn will give the annual "State of the University" address.
The event begins at 2:00p.m. in the Dalton Center Recital Hall. 13 members of Western's faculty will be recognized for service and achievement.
Awards presented on Friday are: The Distinguished Service Award, Distinguished Teaching Award, Emerging Faculty Scholars, Make a Difference Award, and Distinguished Faculty Scholar.
Western President John Dunn's "State of the University" address will be broadcast on WMUK 102.1 FM at 8:00 Friday night. Also check back to the website later for an archived recording of the speech.