Sunday, May 04, 2008

More Money...for Western

From the Gazette:

Also at the WMU Board of Trustees meeting Friday, trustees:

v Voted to raise room-and-board costs at the WMU's 20 residence halls and rent at university apartments by 4.75 percent.

v Approved naming the baseball stadium at Hyames Field the Robert J. Bobb Stadium. Bobb, a WMU alumnus from the class of 1969, donated $1 million to help renovate the stadium.

v Approved raising the Student Assessment Fee that supports programs and projects of WMU student organizations to $21 from $12 for each the fall and winter semesters. The assessment will increase to $10.50 from $6 each summer session.

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