WMU Board of Trustees

2:54 pm
Wed April 9, 2014

WMU Room and Board Costs to Rise

WMU Vice President for Student Affairs addresses the Board of Trustees.
Credit Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

Students at Western Michigan University will pay just under three percent more in the next academic year than this one for room and board. WMU’s Board of Trustees unanimously approved the 2.95 percent increase for academic year 2014-2015 at their regular meeting Wednesday afternoon.

In a document included with the meeting packet, the board described the rise in cost as necessary to keep up with the university’s “operational” expenses, as well as “building infrastructure needs, debt service, student and University support, and competitiveness with other Universities.”

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2:03 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

WMU Approves Dunn Salary Increase

WMU President John Dunn at a special meeting of the board of trustees.
Credit Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

Western Michigan University’s trustees have approved an increase to President John Dunn’s salary. It will rise to $373, 400 a year.

That’s two and a half percent more than he earned previously.

Other university employees in Dunn’s salary group got a raise at the same rate. Dunn says he plans to donate all income over his starting salary of $345,000 to programs at the university, as he has previously.


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8:10 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Hettinger hopes to strengthen ties between WMU Battle Creek

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Top two officers on WMU board both have Battle Creek ties
Two people with Battle Creek ties are now leading the board at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, a possible first for the school that could be a boon for the Cereal City.
WMU board officers
2:55 pm
Wed January 22, 2014

WMU board elects officers for 2014

Jim Hettinger (left) and Western Michigan University President John Dunn
Credit WMUK

Jim Hettinger addresses Board of Trustees for the first time as chairman

Jim Hettinger will serve as chairman of Western Michigan University’s Board of Trustees for the next year. 

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John Dunn
5:29 pm
Thu December 5, 2013

WMU President John Dunn gets high marks from board

John Dunn - file photo
Credit WMUK

Western Michigan University’s Board of Trustees has given President John Dunn a vote of confidence. 

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