WMU Campus History

1970 Land Use Plan

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bullet Below is a selected graphic from the 1970 Campus Development Plan report.   The Plan recommended that all academic-related facilities be clustered within a designated "academic core" on the West Campus.  It is worth noting that most of the East Campus is not designated with a specific purpose, but is included in "Unassigned Area".  In 1970 the School of Business and the departments of Speech and Hearing, Dance, and parts of Industrial Education and Technology were still located on East Campus.  The University High School, part of the Campus Training System for student teachers and descended from the original Training School for the Western Michigan Normal School, was closed in 1966.

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1970 Land Use Map "Academic Core" Stadium Drive




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