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Western Michigan University President John Dunn says the university’s new policy on reporting sexual assault on campus is one that other schools should emulate. 

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Western Michigan University President John Dunn will be at a meeting of the Board of Directors for the American Council on Education on Monday. At those meetings he would often see former Western President Elson Floyd. Floyd died on Saturday of complications related to cancer. He was 59. 

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When Elson Floyd became President of Western Michigan University in 1998, at 42 he was young for a college president. At the time he was younger than any president of a state university in Michigan. Floyd's death from complications related to colon cancer came Saturday at the young age of 59. 

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The Western Michigan University Board of Trustees has a approved a tuition increase of 3.2 percent for the next academic year. Had it raised tuition any higher, it would have risked losing state funding.


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Western Michigan University President John Dunn says the Mid-American Conference has taken a strong stand by refusing to hold future events in Indiana following that state's approval of a new "religious freedom" law.