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Monthly Archives: June 2012

Jun 06, 2012

Gilmore Appointed Interim VP for Financial Planning and Administration

2012-06-29T16:01:24+00:00

Rick Gilmore, interim vice president for financial planning and administration Dr. Robert Vartabedian, president of Missouri Western State University, has named Richard Gilmore interim vice president for financial planning and administration, effective July 1. Gilmore, an alumnus of Missouri Western, is currently associate vice president for the division. “In his 26 years at [...]

Gilmore Appointed Interim VP for Financial Planning and Administration2012-06-29T16:01:24+00:00
Jun 06, 2012

Chiefs to Host Arizona Cardinals During Training Camp at Missouri Western

2012-06-29T08:29:21+00:00

The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Thursday that the team will host the Arizona Cardinals at Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph, Mo., the week of Aug. 5 during 2012 Chiefs Training Camp presented by Heartland Health. […]

Chiefs to Host Arizona Cardinals During Training Camp at Missouri Western2012-06-29T08:29:21+00:00
Jun 06, 2012

Western Playhouse Presents ‘Barefoot in the Park’; Gala Dinner Marks Opening Night

2012-06-28T14:31:30+00:00

Western Playhouse, the new summer professional theatre hosted by the Western Institute at Missouri Western State University, presents Neil Simon’s “Barefoot in the Park” July 5-8 in the Potter Hall Theater on Missouri Western’s campus. Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. July 5, 6 and 7, and at 3 p.m. July 8. Tickets are $18.50 [...]

Western Playhouse Presents ‘Barefoot in the Park’; Gala Dinner Marks Opening Night2012-06-28T14:31:30+00:00
Jun 06, 2012

Baker Family Fitness Center Closed July 16 – Aug. 13

2012-06-28T09:09:20+00:00

The Baker Family Fitness Center at Missouri Western State University will close July 16 through Aug. 13 for extensive renovations. During this time, Missouri Western students, faculty, staff, alumni and Gold Coat members with current fitness center access will be allowed to use the facilities at the St. Joseph YMCA, 315 South 6th St., at [...]

Baker Family Fitness Center Closed July 16 – Aug. 132012-06-28T09:09:20+00:00
Jun 06, 2012

Governors Adopt 2012-2013 Budget

2012-06-27T19:20:43+00:00

The Missouri Western State University Board of Governors has adopted an operating budget of nearly $48.5 million for fiscal year 2013, which begins July 1, virtually unchanged from the $48.3 million budget approved last year. The operating budget includes estimated revenue from tuition and fees of nearly $27 million, about the same as the current [...]

Governors Adopt 2012-2013 Budget2012-06-27T19:20:43+00:00
Jun 06, 2012

Gov. Nixon Signs Higher Ed Budget; MWSU Gets Slight Increase

2012-06-22T15:55:18+00:00

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon today signed an appropriation bill for higher education that increases the state funding available to Missouri Western State University by about $250,000. “The governor’s original proposed budget called for a 12.5 percent reduction to higher education, so this is a very positive outcome,” said Dr. Robert Vartabedian, Missouri Western’s president. “It [...]

Gov. Nixon Signs Higher Ed Budget; MWSU Gets Slight Increase2012-06-22T15:55:18+00:00
Jun 06, 2012

Phone Service Restored

2012-06-22T10:22:03+00:00

UPDATE 11:09 a.m. Missouri Western's telephone system appears to be working normally again. We are receiving incoming calls and are able to call off campus. Thank you for your patience. 10:22 a.m: Please be aware that Missouri Western's telephone system is currently having problems. We are unable to receive incoming outside calls and unable to [...]

Phone Service Restored2012-06-22T10:22:03+00:00
Jun 06, 2012

Chiefs Announce Training Camp Dates: July 27-Aug. 16

2012-06-21T15:26:55+00:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Wednesday dates for 2012 Chiefs Training Camp presented by Heartland Health at Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph, Mo. All times and dates are subject to change. Training camp will begin on Friday, July 27 and conclude with a 3:20 p.m. practice on Thursday, [...]

Chiefs Announce Training Camp Dates: July 27-Aug. 162012-06-21T15:26:55+00:00
Jun 06, 2012

Environmental Education Expo Planned June 22-23

2012-06-21T13:46:55+00:00

Missouri Western State University, the Institute for Industrial and Applied Life Sciences, the Missouri Department of Conservation, SCOPE (Science and Citizens Organized for Purpose and Education) and MEEA (the Missouri Environmental Education Association) will host the E3 (E Cubed) Environmental Education Expo, Friday and Saturday, June 22 and 23. There is a $20 charge for [...]

Environmental Education Expo Planned June 22-232012-06-21T13:46:55+00:00
Jun 06, 2012

Klinkner Accepts New Position, Will Leave MWSU Aug. 3

2012-06-18T11:17:28+00:00

Mel Klinkner, vice president for financial planning and administration at Missouri Western State University, has accepted the position of vice chancellor for finance and administration at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. Klinkner’s resignation from Missouri Western is effective Aug. 3. “Mel has done an excellent job for us in his role as vice president for financial [...]

Klinkner Accepts New Position, Will Leave MWSU Aug. 32012-06-18T11:17:28+00:00