WMU trustees

7:34 am
Mon February 3, 2014

Landlord raises concerns over WMU's plans to demolish houses in Vine neighborhood

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University trustees approved plan to buy houses at their January 22nd meeting
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
Larry L. Burns, a former city of Kalamazoo historic district coordinator, said he has invested heavily in four homes near the 10 homes on Bellevue Place and Oakland Drive that WMU's Board of Trustees approved purchasing last week. Burns said he plans to use proceeds from selling the homes for his retirement.
SW Michigan Today
12:54 pm
Wed February 27, 2013

New WMU trustees hold first meeting

Trustee Michelle Crumm being sworn in.

 Newly appointed Western Michigan University trustees had their first meeting with the board today. Trustees Michelle Crumm of Ann Arbor and Ronald Hall of Detroit were appointed by Governor Rick Snyder last November. 

Their 8-year terms began on January 1st. Crumm and Hall have replaced Larry Tolbert and Dennis Archer. Jeanne Carlson was elected the new chairwoman of Western Michigan University’s board of trustees and Jim Hettiger is now vice chairman.

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6:56 am
Mon January 28, 2013

New trustees begin roles on university boards

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New Western Michigan University trustee Michelle Crumm says she was surprised to be asked by Governor Snyder to serve on the board.
When Michelle Crumm's phone rang last fall, she thought it was just another robo-call from a politician in an election season full of such calls. But it wasn't. The caller left her a message, asking her to call Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's office.