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Community honors outgoing provost

Community honors outgoing provost

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

May 1, 2019


Filed under Administration, News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Dozens of people gathered at the corner of Northwest Ritchie Street and Grand Avenue on Tuesday to honor the career of outgoing Provost Dan Bernardo. Bernardo’s name was added on a plaque located at the President’s Grove on Grand Avenue. “It is truly an honor to be recognized with the lik...

Final provost applicant talks promotion of nontraditional students, research

Final provost applicant talks promotion of nontraditional students, research

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

April 30, 2019


Filed under Administration, Faculty, Local, News, WSU Pullman campus

Faculty and staff heard the final provost candidate discuss ways WSU could create a better system to improve research and education Monday morning. Mitzi Montoya, dean of Oregon State University's College of Business, said universities need to respond to the changing student body, more and more of...

Students, staff hear from second executive director finalist

Students, staff hear from second executive director finalist

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

April 26, 2019


Filed under Administration, Faculty, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

The second finalist for the executive director of the Office of Outreach and Education position, Enrique Romo, spoke to students and staff Thursday afternoon. Romo currently works as executive director for access and diversity at Weber State University. He previously worked at the University of Texas...

Second provost candidate shares goals for WSU

Second provost candidate shares goals for WSU

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

April 26, 2019


Filed under Administration, Faculty, Local, News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

As attendees filled the room, W. Andrew Marcus, a professor in the University of Oregon (UO) Department of Geography, shook hands with and talked to those who came to watch the provost finalist session Thursday morning. Marcus emphasized the importance of his moral compass, which includes three facets:...

Office of Outreach and Education finalist hopes to promote diversity, inclusion

Office of Outreach and Education finalist hopes to promote diversity, inclusion

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

April 23, 2019


Filed under Administration, Faculty, News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

WSU will hold presentations this week to host finalists for the Office of Outreach and Education (OOE) executive director position. Allen Sutton, current director of the Cross Cultural Center for Excellence at Auburn University and prospective OOE executive director, said he wants to drive OOE forward...

Guest speaker calls for more diversity at WSU

Guest speaker calls for more diversity at WSU

NAPHTALI CALLES, Evergreen reporter

April 11, 2019


Filed under Administration, Faculty, Local, News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Gary May, chancellor for the University of California Davis, spoke at WSU about his personal adversities in combating racial bias in higher education. “Putting on these leadership lectures is a way to get students to think about getting into leadership positions in academia,” said Aaron Oforlea, ...

CougsGive will raise funds for WSU organizations

CougsGive will raise funds for WSU organizations

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

April 9, 2019


Filed under Administration, News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

WSU Giving Day, also known as CougsGive, will fundraise for WSU colleges, departments and organizations April 10. Giving Day includes colleges and organizations, such as the Murrow College of Communication, the Cougar Marching Band, the College of Education and the WSU Alumni Association. ASWSU...

S&A committee hears from second round of groups

S&A committee hears from second round of groups

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

April 4, 2019


Filed under Administration, News, WSU Pullman campus

The Services and Activities Committee held its second hearing of campus organizations and their proposed budgets one night before final deliberations. Representatives of the CUB requested $1.8 million, an 11 percent increase from its last S&A allotment. CUB Assistant Coordinator of Operation Savan...

Proposal could fund college of medicine

Proposal could fund college of medicine

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

April 4, 2019


Filed under Administration, Local, News, Politics, Research, WSU Pullman campus, WSU Tri-Cities

The Washington State Legislature has released plans in the 2019-2021 budget proposals for the expansion of the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine and the Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (WADDL). WSU requested $14.4 million to pay for medical school operations for third- and fourth-year s...

Lawsuit against WSU dropped

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

April 4, 2019


Filed under Administration, News, WSU Pullman campus

A federal district chief judge dismissed a lawsuit filed against WSU for its handling of two racial incidents between students on Feb. 21, 2015 and March 29, 2015. Plaintiff Dominique Stewart, who is black, alleged she was racially and sexually harassed verbally by white males on both occasions. The incident on Fe...

Committee discusses student fund requests

Committee discusses student fund requests

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

April 2, 2019


Filed under Administration, News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

The Service and Activity Fees Committee met Monday to discuss its approach to organizations that have requested funding, which total to about $10.5 million. The committee viewed a spreadsheet with base requests from S&A groups for 2019-2020. According to the spreadsheet, the $10.5 million total...

Vet Med dean will resign by the end of the year

Vet Med dean will resign by the end of the year

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

March 26, 2019


Filed under Administration, Faculty, News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

The WSU College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) dean announced he will step down from his current position. CVM Dean Bryan Slinker said he does not want to leave CVM with an interim dean. He said WSU will begin a search process for a new dean this summer and expects interviews for the position to begin...

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