John Dunn

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A 22 member search committee has been created to find Western Michigan University’s next president. 

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Western Michigan University President John Dunn says he plans to be busy for his final year on the job. Dunn announced Monday that he will step down June 30th, 2017. 


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Western Michigan University President John Dunn says he plans to retire next summer. Dunn announced Monday that he’ll step down at the end of June next year. He’s been Western’s president for ten years. After he retires, Dunn will serve as “President Emeritus” for another year. He says that will include working on projects and issues identified by university trustees and the new president. Dunn says his goal in his new role is to be "helpful but not intrusive."

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Western Michigan University President John Dunn says he’s not convinced that allowing community colleges to offer more four year degrees is a good idea. 


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French Composer Michel Legrand has been given an honorary degree by Western Michigan University. 

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