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Wmu Board Of Trustees Regular Meeting December 11, 1998, Wmu Board Of Trustees Dec 1998

Wmu Board Of Trustees Regular Meeting December 11, 1998, Wmu Board Of Trustees

WMU Board of Trustees Meetings

  • Remarks by the Chair
  • Remarks by the President
  • Acceptance of the Agenda
  • Approval of the minutes of October 30, 1998
  • Academic and Student Affairs Committee Recommendations
  • Personnel Report
  • Proposal re Charter Public School Academics
  • Gift Report
  • Personnel Report
  • Lease Agreement
  • Remarks by the Provost
  • Public Comments
  • Executive Session
  • West Hills Enterprise, Inc. Gift
  • West Hill Enterprise Inc. Sale
  • Adjournment


Western News, Dec. 3, 1998, Western Michigan University Dec 1998

Western News, Dec. 3, 1998, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-2018)

Story highlights: University ponders engineering proposals from two cities, School of Aviation gets $1.65 million boost for jet simulator, September awards push year-to-date grants past $8.5 million mark, Board hears report of September gifts to University and Paper Technology Foundation, WMU authors win prestigious literary prizes, Dykxhoorn elected to lead international accountants.


Western News, Nov. 12, 1998, Western Michigan University Nov 1998

Western News, Nov. 12, 1998, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-2018)

Story highlights: Transferred KPH property targeted for College of Health and Human Services consolidation, WMU archaeologists pinpoint Niles site of 300- year-old; French-founded Fort St. Joseph, Asian/Pacific business lecture series starts today, University staffer says United Way 'loan' led to unexpected returns, Campus United Way campaign stays on track; surpasses goal by more than $5,000, Enhancing teaching is new director's focus.


Geosciences Newsletter- 1998, Department Of Geosciences Nov 1998

Geosciences Newsletter- 1998, Department Of Geosciences

Geological and Environmental Sciences News

Vol. 1, No. 23

  • Dear Alumni and Friends
  • Faculty News
  • Department News
  • Donations


Wmu Board Of Trustees Regular Meeting October 30, 1998, Wmu Board Of Trustees Oct 1998

Wmu Board Of Trustees Regular Meeting October 30, 1998, Wmu Board Of Trustees

WMU Board of Trustees Meetings

  • Remarks by the Chair
  • Remarks by the President
  • Acceptance of the Agenda
  • Approval of the Minutes of the September 18, 1998
  • Authorization to Confer Degrees
  • Recommendation re Honorary Degree
  • Grant Report
  • Departmental Name Change
  • Personnel Report
  • Program Revision Requests for 1999/00
  • Gift Report
  • Personnel Report
  • Presidential Deferred Compensation
  • Capital Outlay Project Requests for 1999/00
  • Remarks by the Provost
  • Public Comments
  • Executive Session
  • Adjournment


Western News, Oct. 29, 1998, Western Michigan University Oct 1998

Western News, Oct. 29, 1998, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-2018)

Story highlights: Corporate/ University partnership brings $50 million in cutting-edge CAD tools to campus engineering labs, Sky Broncos win regionals; prepare to defend title, Evaluation pair heads $2 million Detroit project, Oral history is topic of talk to library friends, Pain and evil are focus of annual Burian lecture, Callan to lecture on Joyce, Grant total starts year at $4.7 million mark, WMUK drive ends with record funds raised.


Western News, Oct. 15, 1998, Western Michigan University Oct 1998

Western News, Oct. 15, 1998, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-2018)

Story highlights: Campus set to 'Send in the Spirit' for Homecoming, Faculty salaries top Floyd's list of legislative priorities, WMUK launches fall drive to cover program costs, High-tech research tools are anthropologist's topic, EEOC commissioner is Phi Beta Kappa speaker, University computing experts move into high gear to attack 'problem of the century' in campus offices.


The Western Michigan University Magazine, Fall 1998, Western Michigan University Oct 1998

The Western Michigan University Magazine, Fall 1998, Western Michigan University

Western Michigan University Magazine (1997-present)

  • High-Energy Administration: Elson Floyd may be new to the presidency but he's already off and running with an ambitious to-do list.
  • Reading Recovery: WMU-backed intervention program helps thousands of Michigan children improve their reading skills.
  • Man with a Mission: Muggers, kidnappers and armed escorts are all in a day's work for researcher Dan Stufflebeam.
  • Positive Impact: Alumnus Bill Brown, a longtime WMU supporter has been instrumental in reshaping Waldo Stadium.
  • University News
  • College News
  • Alumni News
  • Class notes
  • Obituaries
  • Athletic News


Western News, Oct. 1, 1998, Western Michigan University Oct 1998

Western News, Oct. 1, 1998, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-2018)

Story highlights: Floyd lays out vision; planning details for BOT, Student families on campus this weekend for annual Family Festival celebration activities, Nursing chair named for Lacey, Upton aide tapped for legislative affairs post, Coming Out Day marked, Africa's economic impact is visiting scholar's topic, Stoltman honored by national geography group, Day-long arts festival planned for Oct. 10.


Wmu Board Of Trustees Regular Meeting September 18, 1998, Wmu Board Of Trustees Sep 1998

Wmu Board Of Trustees Regular Meeting September 18, 1998, Wmu Board Of Trustees

WMU Board of Trustees Meetings

  • Remarks by the Chair
  • Acceptance of the Agenda
  • Approval of the Minutes of the July 24, 1998 Regular Meeting
  • Remarks by the President
  • 1999 Meeting Dates
  • Academic and Student Affairs Committee Recommendations
  • Grant Report
  • Personnel Report
  • Approval of Definitions of Center, Institute and School
  • Gift Report
  • Endowed Chair for the School of Nursing
  • Personnel Report
  • Easement Request
  • Annuity and Life Income Funds Investment Policy
  • Remarks by the Provost
  • Public Comments
  • Executive Session


Western News, Sept. 17, 1998, Western Michigan University Sep 1998

Western News, Sept. 17, 1998, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-2018)

Story highlights: President Floyd pledges support for faculty efforts, Federal funds for fellowships designed to boost number of math doctoral students, Sims earns top honors at piano competition, Annual ECE seminars start, Acclaimed Michigan poet to read from her work, Furniture expert to speak on 20th century design, Art camp works by visually-impaired students and their instructors on display at campus and downtown sites, Zimmer honored by fellow health professionals.


Western News, Sept. 3, 1998, Western Michigan University Sep 1998

Western News, Sept. 3, 1998, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-2018)

Story highlights: WMU launches partnerships with city schools Grant will increase number of minorities entering health careers, Mentors; computers to aid beginning teachers, CommUniverCity crowds expected to hit 35,000, Australian firm awards $2.9 million in software for research and set-up of campus training site, Knollwood; Discount Den properties will be acquired, Rapley to describe problem-based learning in, Sept. 17 talk to area educators and public, Wood and Haenicke Halls top list of campus construction projects making a visual impact.


Western News, Aug. 13, 1998, Western Michigan University Aug 1998

Western News, Aug. 13, 1998, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-2018)

Story highlights: President Floyd sets his agenda with audiences around the state, Faculty and staff invited to welcome the Floyds, Paper technology gifts push 1997-98 total past $9 million mark, Faculty and staff invited to welcome the Floyds.


Western News, July 30, 1998, Western Michigan University Jul 1998

Western News, July 30, 1998, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-2018)

Story highlights: Grants top $31 million in record finish to 1997-98 fiscal year, Trustees' decision means University will continue its seventh-place state ranking in tuition and fee costs, Floyd takes helm on Aug. 1, Five Kalamazoo churches mount scholarship effort for local students, Astronaut Jemison will give keynote address in series aimed at improving science and math achievement, Board approves Rapley and Saunders appointments; four retirements, Biosafety policy updated to meet new federal guidelines, International and area studies center named for Haenicke.


Wmu Board Of Trustees Regular Meeting July 24, 1998, Wmu Board Of Trustees Jul 1998

Wmu Board Of Trustees Regular Meeting July 24, 1998, Wmu Board Of Trustees

WMU Board of Trustees Meetings

  • Remarks by the Chair
  • Acceptance of the Agenda
  • Approval of the Minutes of the Regular Meeting and Special Board Meeting
  • Remarks by the President
  • Grant Report
  • Personnel Report
  • Revised Institutional Biosafety Policy
  • Naming of Center for International and Area Studies
  • Gift Report
  • Personnel Report
  • Fall Semester 1998 Tuition Schedule
  • General Fund Budget 1998-99
  • Remarks by the Provost
  • Public Comments
  • Executive Session
  • Acquisition of Real-Estate - 2406-2414 West Michigan Avenue
  • Adjournment


Western News, July 2, 1998, Western Michigan University Jul 1998

Western News, July 2, 1998, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-2018)

Story highlights: Aviation school negotiates third international contract, Football center named in honor of Bill Brown, Football center dedication planned for July 10, Changes slated for student parking system.


The Western Michigan University Magazine, Summer 1998, Western Michigan University Jul 1998

The Western Michigan University Magazine, Summer 1998, Western Michigan University

Western Michigan University Magazine (1997-present)

  • Elson Floyd is WMU's sixth president
  • Stadium addition named in honor of Bill Brown
  • What I did on my summer vacation
  • Bronson gives $1 million to nursing school
  • Gary Fund up 13.5 percent, raises $520,000
  • 'Dooing' it with style and a smile
  • Noteworthy contributions
  • Four new named professorships announced
  • Development staff appointments
  • Paper Technology Foundation receives $475,000


Wmu Board Of Trustees Special Meeting June 27, 1998, Wmu Board Of Trustees Jun 1998

Wmu Board Of Trustees Special Meeting June 27, 1998, Wmu Board Of Trustees

WMU Board of Trustees Meetings

  • Approval of Honorary Degree
  • Adjournment


Wmu Board Of Trustees Regular Meeting June 26, 1998, Wmu Board Of Trustees Jun 1998

Wmu Board Of Trustees Regular Meeting June 26, 1998, Wmu Board Of Trustees

WMU Board of Trustees Meetings

  • Remarks by the Chair
  • Acceptance of the Agenda
  • Approval of the Minutes of the Meeting/Special Meetings
  • Remarks by the President
  • Approval of Compensation - Dr. Elson S. Floyd
  • Naming of Waldo Stadium Facility
  • Conferring of Degrees
  • Grant Report
  • Personnel Report
  • Student Assessment Fee Increase
  • Revised Allocation - Student Assessment Fee
  • Amendments - Faculty Senate Constitution
  • Graduate Certificate Program in Educational Technology
  • Dual Master of Arts Degree in Special Education and Orientation and Mobility
  • Gift Report
  • Personnel Report
  • Investment Management Agreement
  • Parking Fine Schedule
  • Vehicle Registration Rates
  • Ratification of general fund budget 1997-98
  • Continuation of 1997-98 budget into 1998-99
  • Fall Semester 1998 Tuition ...


Western News, June 18, 1998, Western Michigan University Jun 1998

Western News, June 18, 1998, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-2018)

Story highlights: House supports extra funds for WMU aviation; conference committee to meet later this month, Faculty Senate approves Research II recommendations, Haenicke to receive honorary degree during commencement exercises Saturday, June 27, Easter Seal grant helps WMU researchers launch profession to help disabled travelers, University Dames award new scholarship, Gershon book honored by national organization, Luscombe named winner of volunteer services award.


The Faculty Recognition Dinner 1998, Western Michigan University May 1998

The Faculty Recognition Dinner 1998, Western Michigan University

Faculty Recognition

The Faculty Recognition Dinner Program

May 21, 1998

Honored Guests:

  • Shirley Bach
  • Max Benne
  • Robert Blefko
  • Charles Comer
  • Robert Erickson
  • Louise Forsleff
  • L. Richard Harring
  • John Houdek
  • Shirley Lukens
  • Ruth Ann Meyer
  • Richard Munsterman
  • John Murphy
  • Henry Raup
  • James Riley
  • Paul Robbert
  • Malcolm Robertson
  • Roger Ulrich
  • William Welke
  • Judy Yaeger


Western News, May 21, 1998, Western Michigan University May 1998

Western News, May 21, 1998, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-2018)

Story highlights: Transfer of hospital property approved by state board, School of Nursing earns highest accreditation level, WMU first in state to implement tuition grant program, Committee seeks input on NCAA certification report, Sky Broncos climb to the top in national competition, Program helps injured employees return to work sooner, Association names Hancox Outstanding New Teacher, Grundler Prize goes to authors of books on art and ale.


Faculty Recognition Dinner Photo 1998, Western Michigan University May 1998

Faculty Recognition Dinner Photo 1998, Western Michigan University

Faculty Recognition

Faculty Recognition Dinner Photo

May 21, 1998

Photographed:

  • William Welke
  • Richard Munsterman
  • Ruth Ann Meyer
  • Charles Comer
  • Roger Ulrich
  • James Riley
  • Malcolm Robertson
  • Robert Erickson
  • John Houdek
  • Shirley Bach
  • Louise Forsleff
  • L. Richard Harring
  • Shirley Ann Lukens
  • Max Benne


Western News, May 7, 1998, Western Michigan University May 1998

Western News, May 7, 1998, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-2018)

Story highlights: New president already mapping out list of priorities, Haenicke happy with selection of Floyd, Nursing school to get $1 million from Bronson, Kellogg Foundation grant project benefits both WMU programs and Calhoun County agencies, WMU leads the way in HIV education; prevention and testing, BBA program revised to provide students with more hands-on; real world experience, Board endorses consensual sexual relations policy, 2,700 medievalists gather for international congress.


Western News, April 24, 1998, Western Michigan University Apr 1998

Western News, April 24, 1998, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-2018)

Special Edition: Elson Floyd selected as sixth president of WMU


Western News, April 9, 1998, Western Michigan University Apr 1998

Western News, April 9, 1998, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-2018)

Story highlights: Schedules set for visits by presidential candidates, Haenicke to testify before House subcommittee May 6, Four more chosen as 'named endowed professors', Roberts to give leadership lecture, Paper Tech Foundation announces campaign, Maestro Takeda to serve as artist-in-residence, Full text of President Diether H. Haenicke's "State of the University" address presented on March 31, 1998; at the 18th annual Academic Convocation.


The Western Michigan University Magazine, Spring 1998, Western Michigan University Apr 1998

The Western Michigan University Magazine, Spring 1998, Western Michigan University

Western Michigan University Magazine (1997-present)

Features

  • Making the Difference: Retiring President Diether Haenicke leaves a legacy of pride, progress and heightened ambition.
  • Shedding Light on the Secrets of Physics: Focus and intensity make researcher Nora Berrah a success while helping undergrads do research.
  • World-Class Jazz Entertainment: Gold Company, WMU's award-winning vocal jazz group, turns 20 with a bang.
  • What I Have Seen: A light look back at the Haenicke years, with apologies to Dr. Seuss.

Sections

  • University News
  • College News
  • Classnotes
  • Obituaries
  • Athletic News


Western News, March 26, 1998, Western Michigan University Mar 1998

Western News, March 26, 1998, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-2018)

Story highlights: State funding should recognize complexity; not just enrollment; Haenicke tells trustees, Pavilion to bear name of Haenicke, Early numbers point to record enrollments for this fall, Production of family opera to celebrate fine arts 25th, Two WMU programs ranked among top in the country, Edsel Ford to speak as part of lecture series, Pow WOW will feature displays of Native American culture, Sundick to lead ethics talk, Tribute to Carol Haenicke planned, First students initiated into Phi Beta Kappa.


Western News, March 20, 1998, Western Michigan University Mar 1998

Western News, March 20, 1998, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-2018)

  • Five finalists named in presidential search process
  • Presidential search process began last July


Wmu Board Of Trustees Regular Meeting March 20, 1998, Wmu Board Of Trustees Mar 1998

Wmu Board Of Trustees Regular Meeting March 20, 1998, Wmu Board Of Trustees

WMU Board of Trustees Meetings

  • Approval of the Minutes of the January 23, 1998 Committee Meeting
  • Grant Report
  • Personnel Report
  • Approval of Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Chemistry (Environmental)
  • Approval of Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Paper and Imaging Science and Engineering
  • Proposed Reorganization of the College of Education
  • Approval of Consensual Sexual Relations Policy
  • Approval of the Minutes of the January 23, 1998 Committee Meeting
  • Gift Report
  • Personnel Report
  • Amendment to the Donald G. and Mildred E. Kidder Loan Fund Endowment and All Other Endowment Accounts which Provide Loan Awards
  • Amendment to the September 16, 1977 Resolution Authorizing the Treasurer of the University to ...