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Western Express March 23, 2018


Western Express March 23, 2018


Western Michigan University news highlights and alumni in the news for March 16 – 22, 2018. This week’s campus photo features Haenicke Hall in the distance. Named for WMU’s fifth president, Diether H. Haenicke, who held the position for 13 years from 1985 to 1998 and again as interim president in 2006. Haenicke grew up in Germany during WWII and was passionate about education throughout his life. Read more about President Emeritus Haenicke and his accomplishments at WMU, here


WMU News

WMU Senior Prom is still going strong after 30 years. Read more.

WMed’s inaugural class celebrates big day, prepares for next step in residency training. Read more.


Bronco Athletics News

Gymnastics Treks to Mt. Pleasant for MAC Championships. Read more.

Broncos Perform For All 32 NFL Teams at WMU Pro Day. Read more.


Alumni in the News

Laurence F. Riddle, Jr. (B.S.’90, Aviation Technology & Operations). Sandel Avionics Announces Larry Riddle as New Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Read more.  

Scott Michael Roper (M.A.’04, Educational Leadership). Holly Schools Choose New Superintendent. Read more

Paula Pugh Romanaux (M.M.’78). First Presbyterian Church’s New Organist Comes Back to her Roots. Read more.  

Mackenzie Reich (B.S.’06, Industrial Engineering). Erie Board of Trustees. Read more.

Matthew E. Keene (MBA’96). Citizens National Bank CEO Retires; Matthew Keene to Step In. Read more

Denise A. Ludwig (B.S.’80, Speech Pathology & Audiology; Ph.D.’09, Educational Leadership). Gov. Snyder Makes Appointments to the Board of Speech Language Pathology. Read more