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University Advancement

Letter from the Alumni President Mary Hausman Workman ’75

2020-09-18T14:58:39-05:00September 18th, 2020|Alumni News, University Advancement|

Fellow alumni, I am truly excited to have been asked to be the president of the Missouri Western State University Alumni Association for the 2020-21 academic school year. I am a proud ’75 graduate of Missouri Western’s elementary education department, and to this day appreciate the faculty who helped me [...]

Letter from the Executive Director Kim Weddle ’00

2020-05-12T15:03:30-05:00May 11th, 2020|Alumni News, University Advancement|

As I am writing this letter to you, our world has become surreal. We are asked to stay in our homes and only venture out for necessities in an effort to decrease the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. I miss my colleagues and the vibrancy of having students on campus. [...]

Letter from the Alumni President Tona Williams ’00

2020-05-12T15:04:08-05:00May 11th, 2020|Alumni News, University Advancement|

Dear Fellow Alumni, As I sit down to write to you all, I feel at a loss for words. We started this spring semester off with great momentum. The fall had us growing our community with so many successful and exciting events. Basketball season took off and we looked great! We [...]

New Vice Presidents Named

2020-01-07T14:14:28-06:00January 7th, 2020|Academic Affairs, Administration, Campus News, Magazine, President, Sports, University Advancement|

This past summer, President Matt Wilson announced the filling of two open vice president positions and two new vice presidential positions. Dr. Doug Davenport, associate provost of research, planning and institutional effectiveness, had been serving as interim provost and vice president for Academic Affairs for the past year. He was [...]

Convocation to Feature Jon Meacham

2019-09-05T11:53:00-05:00September 5th, 2019|Campus News, Magazine, University Advancement|

Presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham will be the guest speaker for the 26th annual R. Dan Boulware Convocation on Critical Issues at Missouri Western State University this month. His presentation, “The Soul of America: Moving Beyond Division and Hostility,” will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, [...]