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• 1989 Distinguished Alumni Award winners announced • Alumni offices named for the McKees • Researchers break last year's record for obtaining grant funds • Three alumnae tell their stories: Master's degrees figure heavily in career success • Distinguished Alumni Awards • Haenicke expresses disappointment at level of state support for 1989-90 • Coalition of educators boosts student volunteerism • Education institutions reaffirm cooperation • In laboratories and communities, Western is working for all of us • Pursuit of excellence pays high dividends • Edwards named chairperson of WMU Athletic Board • Three Bronco grid stars make it big in the National Football League • Mendels bring Russian ballet, recognition to WMU • Ballet seminar/conference attracts participants from around the globe • Dear Alumni: Isn't it about time you joined the association? • Eight alumni honored on Wall of Distinction • Graduates organize Grand Rapids chapter, first chartered constituent society • Ken DeVries, Diane Purgiel named to development office posts • Alumni express pride in WMU • Alumni volunteers are key to success of class reunions • Haenicke reiterates value of Campaign for Excellence • Building for a new era of excellence