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Name: WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
Alternate/Previous Name: WMU
Mailing Label: WMU- Community Outreach
ATTN: Bob Miller
Location:
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5202
Mailing Address:
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5202
Phone: 269-387-2072
FAX: 269-387-2137
Email: bob.miller@wmich.edu ; donna.marks@wmich.edu
Website(s): http://www.wmich.edu 
Personnel: John M. Dunn, President; Bob Miller, Office of Community Outreach, 269-387-2073.
Goal: To foster a safe, civil, and healthy University community; to provide access to academic programs at reasonable cost and in multiple settings; to strengthen interdisciplinary collaboration and international programs; to increase diversity within the student body, faculty, and staff through institutional practices and programs; to recognize excellence in the teaching, research, learning, creative work, scholarship, and service contributions of students, faculty, and staff; to conduct ongoing assessment activities and engage in continuous improvement initiatives within the University; to establish lifelong relationships between alumni and the University; to advance responsible environmental stewardship; to support community and regional partnerships that elevate civic, cultural, social, and economic life.
Services: Programs and services for students and the public, including Student Career and Employment Services; Reading, Writing, Psychology, Language, Speech and Hearing Clinics; Vision Rehabilitation Clinic; Counseling and Psychological Services, including Project Help - a remedial education program; Occupational Therapy Clinic; Center for Social Research; Office of International Student Services; College of Engineering and Applied Sciences; Center for Disability Services; Haworth College of Business; S.W. Michigan Innovation Center; Student Volunteer Services; Evaluation Center; Life Long learning programs; Alumni services; WMU Foundation.
Sources of support: Public tuition-charging institution.
Subjects: COUNSELING  VOCATIONAL GUIDANCE  ENDOWMENTS  WMU ALUMNI ASSOCIATION  ALCOHOLISM  SUBSTANCE ABUSE  BUSINESS  SPEECH THERAPY  HEARING  PEOPLE WITH VISUAL DISABILITIES  PEOPLE WITH HEARING DISABILITIES  EMPLOYMENT  RESEARCH  READING  TUTORS AND TUTORING  OLDER PEOPLE - EDUCATION  EDUCATION OF ADULTS  STUDENTS, FOREIGN  MINORITY GROUPS  PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES  OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY  REFERRAL CENTERS (INFORMATION SERVICES)  WRITING  EDUCATION  TECHNOLOGY  SPEAKERS  ENGINEERING  VOLUNTEERS 
Additional Info: Click on web link or call WMU for detailed information on programs and services.
Source of Info: Email 07/2012 per Donna.