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Group holds implicit bias training

Group holds implicit bias training

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

April 29, 2019

In partnership with other divisions on campus, a group will offer a workshop this fall to increase implicit bias awareness for any department or program in the process of hiring. Phyllis Erdman, executive associate dean for academic affairs in WSU’s College of Education, said the working group aims t...

Students, staff hear from second executive director finalist

Students, staff hear from second executive director finalist

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

April 26, 2019

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

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:...

Faculty Senate discusses parking increases, advising concerns

YASMEEN WAFAI, Evergreen reporter

March 9, 2018

Members of Faculty Senate expressed concerns over parking fee increases and potential advising policy changes at their bi-weekly meeting Thursday night. A member calling in from another campus relayed constituent concerns over parking fees increasing by 2.8 percent while faculty raises increased by...

CAHNRS faculty eager for new dean

CODY COTTIER, Evergreen reporter

February 1, 2018

As WSU’s agricultural college transitions leadership, faculty are optimistic about working with the new dean to mend what some have called a toxic academic environment. Last semester, numerous professors and researchers spoke out against what they considered chronic academic freedom issues in the...

Faculty hear INTO proposal

Faculty hear INTO proposal

YASMEEN WAFAI, Evergreen reporter

January 12, 2018

The year’s first Faculty Senate meeting focused on a plan to enroll more international students and the Performing Arts program’s future. Asif Chaudhry, vice president of International Programs, spoke to the Senate about WSU’s strategy to increase revenue by enrolling more international students...

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