higher education

University officials say they do not plan to cancel the commencement address Saturday by the conservative columnist.


Western Michigan University President John Dunn says an invitation to a White House summit is an honor for the university. 

Mike Lanka / WMU University Relations

President Obama has invited university officials to come to Washington this week to talk about ways to help students who are poor or otherwise disadvantaged. Western Michigan University President John Dunn will be among those attending the conference Thursday.

Meeting was moved, no one was arrested


High school seniors with good grades may be eligible for two new scholarships at Western Michigan University. University officials say the new Foundation Scholarship program will give $12,000 a year to students who qualify. That's $50,000 over four years.