MSU and U of M will require students and staff to be vaccinated when classes start. WMU has not followed suit.
An electronic badge system will keep track of who is, and is not, vaccinated on campus.
WMU is offering cash incentives to students who have been vaccinated.
While many colleges and universities plan to require vaccines in the fall, WMU will not.
Two alumni accuse WMU’s all-white jazz program of racial discrimination.
The university expects a return to near normal by August, citing vaccination rates and COVID decline.
The university began classes online, but is moving many to in-person on Tuesday.
The university aims to limit spread of the virus to avoid an ongoing outbreak like happened in the fall.
The university will begin classes virtually on January 11, then move to in-person on January 19.
After years of declining enrollment, WMU is launching plans to reshape how it teaches students.