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Western News, December 13, 1990, Western Michigan University Dec 1990

Western News, December 13, 1990, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Coyne announces plans to resign, $833,000 University budget cut less than expected, Haenicke speaks at Senate; issues statement to clarify position on property acquisition, Learning an ageless endeavor; says 85-year-old grad, Teacher preparation; research are keys to continuing WMU tradition, University center leads U.S. evaluation efforts, WMU projects focus on improved math training for U.S. teachers, Center for Science Education oversees WMU efforts to improve science teaching


Western News, December 6, 1990, Western Michigan University Dec 1990

Western News, December 6, 1990, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Research and business park's infrastructure would help protect Asylum Lake; Burke says, Program to enable migrant youth to finish school, Be museum features WMU groundwater exhibit, October grants push fiscal year total past $5 million, Cole appointed to environmental center post


Western News, November 21, 1990, Western Michigan University Nov 1990

Western News, November 21, 1990, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Five finalists for provost to visit campus, University community invited to hear candidates at forums, Backgrounds of candidates include teaching and administrative experience


Western News, November 15, 1990, Western Michigan University Nov 1990

Western News, November 15, 1990, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Research park can link higher education and economic development, Casting as professor in Apple Computer ad brings fame and phone calls to Washington, Collins-Bondon heads Benton Harbor center, WMU wins state award for energy saving efforts, Laboratory automation expert to speak as part of Visiting Scholars and Artists


Western News, November 8, 1990, Western Michigan University Nov 1990

Western News, November 8, 1990, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Haenicke to appoint commission to study salaries, International student enrollment increase attributed to linkage agreement; institutes, Workshop to explore proposed recreation system, Geography Awareness Week activities set


Western News, November 1, 1990, Western Michigan University Nov 1990

Western News, November 1, 1990, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Fall minority enrollment increases by 8.7 percent, World changes affect 15 years of CELCIS enrollment, Hampton investigates new way to recover underground oil spills with EPA grant, Federal funding will support 'math revolution'


Western News, October 25, 1990, Western Michigan University Oct 1990

Western News, October 25, 1990, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Haenicke says future holds promise for University, Task force finds alcohol abuse not unique to WMU; but help is needed, Haenicke updates Board on two searches; discusses possible new cooperative agreement, Program revision and capital outlay requests total $24.3 million for fiscal year 1991-92, Up to $2.6 million designated for power plant plans, Glass ceiling' prevents women politicians from winning high office, DeVos and Olson named to WMU Foundation board of directors; others re-elected to offices


Western News, October 18, 1990, Western Michigan University Oct 1990

Western News, October 18, 1990, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Nearly 75 percent of capital campaign goal raised, Haenicke to present 'State of the University' address at 11th annual Academic Convocation, University reaps more national recognition in U.S. News & World Report college guide, United Way dollars provide important services, WMU to guarantee tuition to 21 students through McCree Incentive Scholarship Program


Western News, October 11, 1990, Western Michigan University Oct 1990

Western News, October 11, 1990, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: WMU wins award to set up national center for educational accountability, Wagenfeld named 1990 Distinguished Faculty Scholar, Activist, son of Israeli defense minister to speak as part of peace week schedule, 'Engfest' to focus on combating illiteracy


Western News, October 4, 1990, Western Michigan University Oct 1990

Western News, October 4, 1990, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Two to be feted for superior classroom performance, WMUK-FM seeks $140,000 in listener support campaign, Lee Honors College to be dedicated with ceremony; reception and open house Oct. 12, KCHE presidents elect Haenicke as chairperson, WMU group to join in 'Take Back the Night', Visiting scholars to examine South African literature and politics in readings; talks


Western News, September 27, 1990, Western Michigan University Sep 1990

Western News, September 27, 1990, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Board gives Haenicke 5.25 salary increase, he once again donates it to WMU Foundation, DeRight; Erickson earn University service awards, Bafna to oversee off-campus engineering programs, Haenicke to discuss race relations institute at statewide workshop on minority affairs, Robert Russel to celebrate 100th birthday, Series to explore new hearing aid technology


Western News, September 20, 1990, Western Michigan University Sep 1990

Western News, September 20, 1990, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Janet Blanchard to help dedicate GR regional center, Enrollment reaches new record level, Faculty Senate approves proposed policies designed to keep library books circulating, Six scholars will teach as King/Chavez/parks Visiting Professors


Western News, September 13,1990, Western Michigan University Sep 1990

Western News, September 13,1990, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Report for re-accreditation nearly ready for review, AAUP ratifies three-year contract, Magazine says WMU is among top 100 schools that give the 'best education for the buck', Lecture series to focus on changing economies of Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union, Promoting volunteerism is aim of Venture Grants, Nominations sought for faculty scholar award, Department of Theatre accredited by national group, WMU senior elected to policy-making post with National Education Association


Western News, September 6, 1990, Western Michigan University Sep 1990

Western News, September 6, 1990, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Faculty, staff endorse present leadership, according to Institutional Functioning Inventory, Behm named acting associate VP, University, AAUP reach tentative agreement, Relations with Asia-Pacific region is focus 'of Sept. 13-15 conference, Journalistic 'Truth or Consequences' talk will launch fall lecture series on ethics, Four Michigan scholars find that climate is right for new state atlas, Professional society boosts engineering education, Barcelona shares groundwater monitoring and analysis expertise with British officials, Mom and Pop spend money, while baby boomers maintain saving rates, Sociology journal garners attention from abroad


Western News, August 16, 1990, Western Michigan University Aug 1990

Western News, August 16, 1990, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: New associate dean among appointments approved by Board of Trustees, Native American historian to join faculty this fall, Inselberg case goes to arbitration, Symposium planned on Ethiopia


Western News, August 2, 1990, Western Michigan University Aug 1990

Western News, August 2, 1990, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Grants top $10 million, achieve record levels for fifth year in a row, Several academic appointments OK'd by Board, Board approves general fund budget of $132.5 million, Two alumni join staff in Division of Minority Affairs


Western News, July 19, 1990, Western Michigan University Jul 1990

Western News, July 19, 1990, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: State makes cuts in funds for construction and maintenance, Clarke selected to serve as provost during search, Welcome home reception planned for Sunseeker solar car team, Two programs win ANNI Awards


Western News, July 5, 1990, Western Michigan University Jul 1990

Western News, July 5, 1990, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: $1 million Kellogg Foundation grant to support computerized library network, Trustees amend president's employment contract, Moskovis to lead institutional advancement efforts


Western News, June 21, 1990, Western Michigan University Jun 1990

Western News, June 21, 1990, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Ford to receive honorary degree at June 30 commencement exercises in Waldo Stadium, Senate conducts business; bids Dennison farewell, 26 faculty members on campus to explore 'the theory of knowledge' at NEH institute, Krawutschke attends Japanese studies seminar, Woodworth elected to represent Michigan and Wisconsin on AAUP governing body


Western News, June 7, 1990, Western Michigan University Jun 1990

Western News, June 7, 1990, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: 'I will no longer be a candidate for other presidencies' Haenicke announces decision to remain at WMU, Dennison to become president of Montana, Stoline to share Love Canal expertise with Soviets, Targowski invited to Poland to address local leaders, Ziring chosen by Atlantic Council for NATO Discussion Series in Brussels, WMU to launch new state program to help readers recover lost ground


Western News, May 24, 1990, Western Michigan University May 1990

Western News, May 24, 1990, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Search concludes with Ferraro recommended as new dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Dennison announces decision on Inselbergs, Benefits pool is 33.2 percent of employee's pay, Elliott to coach women's basketball, Board okays Dannison appointment, Lee Honors College, Grand Rapids building to be completed in July; Asken tells Senate


Western News, May 10, 1990, Western Michigan University May 1990

Western News, May 10, 1990, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: WMU future may include development of research and business park, Haenicke cites critical needs in House hearing as faculty salaries and tuition stabilization, Education is key to containing health care costs, Bernhard portrait dedicated at April gathering, Gifted high school arts students to attend 28th Michigan Youth Arts Festival on campus


Western News, April 19, 1990, Western Michigan University Apr 1990

Western News, April 19, 1990, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Eight to receive $2,500Teaching Excellence Awards, Bernhard portrait dedication set for April 21, Haenicke calls for more growth in funded research, Targowski writes book on information systems, Lawson; former student collaborate on book that challenges approaches to study of religion, Curtis-Smith wins award from arts foundation


Western News, April 12, 1990, Western Michigan University Apr 1990

Western News, April 12, 1990, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Student occupation of administration building ends, Best-selling textbook by Gardner and Sichel revised and expanded for third edition, Mallinson earns alumni award; new book out, School districts set for campus recruitment during April 20 Teacher Placement Day


Western News, April 5, 1990, Western Michigan University Apr 1990

Western News, April 5, 1990, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Haenicke leads the charge in March 29 Detroit forum, Scott to deliver address to Presidential Scholars, WMU research centers support technology transfer, New cable television system to serve campus this fall, Grant to boost number of KVCC minority transfers, Tanis named Fellow of national society, Breisach awarded NEH senior fellowship for research on 'progressive historians', Gossman writes law text with Arthur Miller, Packaging efforts earn Wygant national award


Western News, March 29, 1990, Western Michigan University Mar 1990

Western News, March 29, 1990, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Haenicke states case for more funds, Race relations conference wins national recognition, First Shakespeare Festival on tap for April 5-12, Scott, White to represent the University at AAHE Forum on Exemplary Teaching


Western News, March 22, 1990, Western Michigan University Mar 1990

Western News, March 22, 1990, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Unit works to ensure accurate census information, Haenicke to be featured in March 29 Detroit forum, Five candidates for dean on campus, Board approves measures that give employees more choices in managing retirement plan, Feminist theologian to speak on Buddhism, Fun, fitness; free seminars to be part of fifth annual Spring Into Wellness Week; President's Club memberships support campaign, Communication research colloquium scheduled


Western News, March 15, 1990, Western Michigan University Mar 1990

Western News, March 15, 1990, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Two faculty members honored as 'Women of the Year', Room and board rates on March 16 agenda, Thompson to speak on impact of research, 'Stand and Deliver' teacher here to stress importance of education, Novelist Fernandez to give reading from works, WMU Institute for Water Sciences launches third year of research, Geologist gets award for Aquipro model, New IWS head has national reputation, Six Michigan nature centers selected for WMU/GEM project, Lakeshore property owners await WMU verdict on erosion control Geologist's study funded by state


Western News, March 1, 1990, Western Michigan University Mar 1990

Western News, March 1, 1990, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: 1927 graduate Merze Tate donates $1 million gift for student needs, Presidents call for more state support in GR forum, NIH grant funds microvascular system research, Ray honored by Midwest professional group, Lawson selected to edit international journal


Western News, February 22, 1990, Western Michigan University Feb 1990

Western News, February 22, 1990, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-2018)

Story highlights: Events planned to celebrate Women's History Month, Haenicke to participate in Grand Rapids forum, Marketing history is topic for March 1 talks, Experts here to discuss prospects for expanding business opportunities in Taiwan, Kreager heads Employee Assistance Program, Thompson named to new position in Office of Adult Learning Services