Education

WMU Board of Trustees
11:41 am
Tue June 10, 2014

WMU Trustee Michelle Crumm to Resign

Credit WMUK

One of Western Michigan University's Trustees plans to step down from the board. 

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WMU Board
6:06 am
Tue June 10, 2014

WMU Trustees to Meet, Set Tuition and Budget

Bernhard Center - file photo
Credit WMUK

Western Michigan University Trustees are expected to set tuition for the next school year when they meet on Tuesday. 

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SW Michigan
3:51 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

Kalamazoo Preschool Program Wins Big Grant

Credit Kalamazoo Learning Network

A preschool program that helps get kids in Kalamazoo ready for kindergarten has won a large grant. Kalamazoo County Ready 4's will get $542,412 from the Learning Network of Greater Kalamazoo. It says the money will be used for a program to three-year-olds and their families in Kalamazoo's Northside and Douglas neighborhoods.

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SW Michigan
2:57 pm
Thu May 29, 2014

WMU Wins Big Science Grant

Statue near WMU's Chemistry Building
Credit WMUK

Western Michigan University has won a large grant to help draw more students to science and technology. University officials say the $1.4 million comes from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. They say the five-year project will focus on classes in biology.

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Foster Care
8:53 am
Wed May 28, 2014

WSW: Study Finds Racial Disparities in Michigan's Foster System

Class of Seita Scholars at Western Michigan University
Credit Western Michigan University

The report by the Michigan Race Equity Coalition finds minority children are more likely to live in families investigated for abuse and neglect. 

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