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Western Michigan University
Building Timeline ~ 1999-2003

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1999

Diether H. Haenicke Hall

Dedicated April 23, 1999

Haenicke Hall
Dr. Haenicke was Western's fifth President, serving from 1985 to 1998.
2000
Master Plan for development of Parkview Campus

Formerly known as University Farm and Lee Baker Farm

Home of new College of Engineering Building, Paper Coating Pilot Plant, and Business, Technology, and Research Park

Oakland Drive Campus: new campus designation for area bounded by Oliver and Howard Streets and Oakland and Stadium Drives. Site of proposed new College of Health and Human Services Building.

Additional facilities for College of Aviation: Simulated flight Building and Student Services Building.

Arboretum Apartments: phase 1
2001

Facade of Oakland Gymnasium, built in 1925, retained to form eastern wall of new Indoor Practice Facility; remainder of building demolished

2002 construction photo of Oakland Gym facade
Energy Resource Center
at the Parkview Campus
Energy Resource Center

Arboretum Apartments: phase 2

NexTurf installed in Waldo Stadium.

Click to view aerial photograph.

Installation of NEXTurf in Waldo Stadium
2002

Brink Printing Services building demolished.

The Brink building, or the "Mechanical Trades Building", was built in 1941.

2001 construction photo

WMU Southwest

Regional Campus in Benton Harbor, Michigan

WMU Southwest, east entrance
Opened October 25, 2002
Paper Coating Pilot Plant
at the Parkview Campus
Pilot Plant at Parkview Campus - night view

Dedicated and opened October 11, 2002

2003
Dr. Judith I. Bailey appointed President
Dr. Judith I. Bailey
Dr. Bailey is Western's seventh President.

Seelye Center -
Indoor Practice Facility

Click to view aerial photograph.

Indoor Practice Facility:  Oakland Drive entrance
Oakland Gym facade on Oakland Drive
Indoor Practice Facility:  Stadium Drive entrance
Entrance to Seelye Center on Stadium Drive

College of Engineering building at the Parkview Campus

Open for classes Fall Semester 2003. Grand Opening and Dedication on September 12, 2003.
Engineering building, east side
East and West Parking Decks - Parkview Campus

 

 

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