WMU East campus

9:31 pm
Mon August 12, 2013

Demolition begins on WMU's East Campus

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Three of the university's original buildings are slated for demolition. East Hall to become Alumni Center
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -Today marks the end of an era for Western Michigan University. Demolition began Monday afternoon on the university's East Campus. Shortly after 1 p.m., an excavator bit into the wall of the Speech and Hearing Building, right above the main entrance.
WMU Board of Trustees
3:15 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

WMU moves ahead with Cooley Law School affiliation

Protesters outside of Thursday's Board of Trustees meeting call for Western Michigan University to reconsider plans for its east campus
Credit WMUK

  The Thomas M. Cooley Law School will soon have a new name. 

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WMU East Campus
3:54 pm
Tue July 9, 2013

WestSouthwest: The future of WMU's East Campus

West Hall on WMU's East Campus - file photo
Credit WMUK

Interview with David Brose


The chairman of Friends of the Historic East Campus David Brose weighs in on plans for the university's original campus. 

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2:42 pm
Mon July 8, 2013

Michigan AG: no ruling on the future of WMU's East Campus

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The Attorney General's office says it can only respond to official requests for legal opinions made by the governor and state lawmakers, not those made by private citizens.
KALAMAZOO, MI - The state attorney general's office has denied a Kalamazoo preservationist's request to issue a moratorium on the demolition of three of the four buildings on Western Michigan University's historic East Campus. West Hall and the Speech and Hearing Building are scheduled to be demolished beginning this summer, according to WMU.
3:04 pm
Fri June 28, 2013

Historical marker stolen from WMU's East Hall

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The marker was snatched sometime between Wednesday afternoon and Thursday morning.
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Sometime between the afternoon of June 26 and the morning of Thursday, June 27, someone pried the 42-inch-by-54-inch metal historic marker at East Hall away from its wooden posts, and made off with it. "We discovered it the morning of June 27, " said Western Michigan University Deputy Chief of Public Safety Blaine Kalafut.