Western Michigan University's president says it's making progress in areas like graduation rates and adapting to change. But in his annual "State of the University" address on Friday, September 20, Edward Montgomery also said it faces some serious challenges as state funding continues to fall.
Listen to the 2019 "State of the University" address by WMU President Edward Montgomery
More than a dozen Michigan communities were set to participate in a worldwide push for action on global warming today. Kalamazoo’s climate strike continues until 6 o’clock this evening at the Arcadia Creek Festival Place. But the day started with a rally at the flagpoles on Western Michigan University’s campus.
They range from a motorcycle to an SUV, but the vehicles headed to an event in Kalamazoo Saturday do have something in common. They’re at least partly electric. And most of the 11 models scheduled to be there use no gas.