Academic Affairs


The Office of Academic Affairs, led by Dr. Jeanne Daffron, Provost, ensures the quality and integrity of all academic programs.  Here you will find access to the information and resources that make up the university’s rich academic life. At Western, students’ experiences inside and outside the classroom are seamlessly integrated in an environment where faculty, staff and students live, learn and serve the broader community.

Midday Melodies – The Department of Music and the School of Fine Arts at Missouri Western will present the third concert in the Missouri Western Midday Melodies series. The Faculty Brass Quintet will perform at 12:15 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 20 in Blum Food Court. The event is free and open to the public. Missouri Western Midday Melodies features monthly performances by student and faculty ensembles. The Student Government association will provide free snacks for students while supplies last and Aramark will allow carryout.

Julia Schneider Retirement Reception – The retirement reception for Julia Schneider, library director of 24 years, will be held on Monday, Nov. 30 from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. in Hearnes 228. Julia has a total of 44 years of service to the Missouri Western Library. Refreshments will be served.

Ye Olde Madrigal Feaste – Join the Missouri Western Renaissance Singers for an Elizabethan-Style dinner to celebrate the Holiday Spirit on Dec. 3 and 4. In the time of Queen Elizabeth I, the English Court lavishly celebrated each holiday season with traditional fare and music. The Missouri Western renaissance Singers will replicate this time with singing, plays, instruments and revelry. Transport yourself back to the grand court of Queen Elizabeth I with luxurious meal while warming your heart by ushering in the holiday season. Tickets are $30 each or $220 for a table of 8. A cash bar will be available from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., with dinner commencing at 6 p.m.


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