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WSU dairy to expand

DEENA MIGLIAZZO, Evergreen reporter

March 27, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, WSU Pullman campus

Due to the high cost of equipment and expansion, Ferdinand’s proposal to CAHNRS to purchase millions of dollars’ worth of new equipment to increase production will be extended to a three-year process. The initial proposal included purchasing a large amount of new equipment at a cost higher than...

Faculty Regent proposal stalls in state gov’t

Faculty Regent proposal stalls in state gov’t

YASMEEN WAFAI, Evergreen reporter

March 23, 2018


Filed under Administration, Faculty, News, Top-feature

A bill that would have allowed a faculty member to sit on the Board of Regents at both WSU and University of Washington remains stagnant in state government, despite university officials supporting the idea and the position being common at other institutions. Joan Wu, WSU’s faculty legislative representative,...

AVP finalist stresses success, diversity for colleges

AVP finalist stresses success, diversity for colleges

SANG JUNG, Evergreen reporter

March 22, 2018


Filed under Administration, News

Michael Preston, candidate for the associate vice president of student engagement, discussed his strategy for structuring student success and diversity with faculty and staff Wednesday. Since July 2015, Preston has served as executive director of the Florida Consortium of Metropolitan Research Universities....

AVP finalist emphasizes mentorship, curiosity

AVP finalist emphasizes mentorship, curiosity

SANG JUNG, Evergreen reporter

March 20, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Showcase

The first finalist for the vice president of student engagement position said at a public forum Monday that if hired, she wants to support students’ needs and lifelong learning. Latricia Brand, interim dean of development at Portland Community College, said student engagement is measured by the de...

Regents to meet in Seattle on Thursday

YASMEEN WAFAI, Evergreen reporter

March 20, 2018


Filed under Administration, News

WSU President Kirk Schulz will host a dinner and reception to honor current and former WSU regents in Seattle on Thursday. Schulz and First Lady Noel Schulz invited the regents to a special meeting that will recognize their work and dedication to WSU’s past and future endeavors, said Desiree Jacob...

Athlete sues over lost scholarship

Athlete sues over lost scholarship

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

March 19, 2018


Filed under Administration, Crime, News, Top-feature

Former WSU football player Zaire Webb sued Head Coach Mike Leach, the university and three administrators over his dismissal from the team in October of last year. Webb filed the lawsuit March 2 with the Whitman County Superior Court. The suit names WSU, Leach, Senior Financial Aid Adviser Andrew...

Admin post finalist to visit Pullman today

REBECCA WHITE, Evergreen asst. news editor

March 19, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, WSU Pullman campus

Three finalists for the associate vice president of student engagement position will make their case to students and faculty over the next two weeks through a series of forums and presentations. The associate vice president will report to Student Affairs Vice President Mary Jo Gonzales as well as...

Student Regent application closes next week

Student Regent application closes next week

HANNAH WELZBACKER, Evergreen reporter

March 9, 2018


Filed under Administration, News

The WSU system will soon have a new student regent, as applications are due at the end of spring break. Current Student Regent Alyssa Norris said applicants should be self-motivated, thoughtful and able to listen, and they should have effective communication skills and a love for improving WSU. Norris...

Heritage houses to continue with full funding

Heritage houses to continue with full funding

YASMEEN WAFAI, Evergreen reporter

March 7, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Transparency, WSU Pullman campus

Despite fears of either a 58 percent funding cut to the WSU Culture and Heritage Houses or the houses being sold, they received their full operating budget for the year and will continue to function. The houses, three of which were acquired in 2006 and one in 2011, serve as rentals for student organizati...

Regents approve higher housing rates, facility move

FORREST HOLT, Evergreen news editor

March 5, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, WSU Pullman campus

The Board of Regents, WSU’s highest governing body, voted to increase Pullman campus’ housing and dining rates starting fall semester 2018. Cost of living in residence hall double rooms will increase an average of 2.4 percent, or $162, according to a Student Affairs action item presented to the...

Team looks to stop course withdrawals, guide students

Team looks to stop course withdrawals, guide students

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

March 2, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, WSU Pullman campus

WSU is trying to prevent students dropping or withdrawing from courses by connecting them with resources they need before it is too late. Faculty, advisers and representatives from the Office of the Provost teamed up with the Enterprise Systems Group, which manages the university’s network and communications...

Regents to vote on tuition, other increases

LINH NGUYEN, Evergreen reporter

March 1, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, WSU Tri-Cities

During the first official 2018 meeting of the Board of Regents, WSU’s highest governing body, the board will vote on whether to approve a 2-percent increase in resident undergraduate tuition and a 2.4-percent increases for room and board in residence halls. If approved, tuition would increase $190...

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