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WSU hires new director of Community, Equity and Inclusive Excellence

WSU hires new director of Community, Equity and Inclusive Excellence

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

July 11, 2019

WSU’s Office of Outreach and Education has named an executive director to lead its Community, Equity and Inclusive Excellence department. Allen Sutton will begin his tenure as the department’s director on July 15. He’s leaving Auburn University in Alabama, where he worked as the director of...

School of Economic Sciences names first female director

School of Economic Sciences names first female director

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

June 27, 2019

The WSU School of Economic Sciences (SES) announced Jill McCluskey as the first female director for the school, set to begin her duties in the fall. McCluskey has been the associate director at the school since 2015. She will replace current director Alan Love on August 16. “I’m excited for...

Athletics department faces $100 million deficit

Athletics department faces $100 million deficit

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen reporter

June 13, 2019

The WSU Board of Regents approved the athletics budget for the fiscal year 2020, and its plan to have a breakeven operating budget by 2023. Between 2016 and 2019, WSU Athletics’ operating deficit shrunk by about $4.3 million. But because the department was not making money, the deficit also grew...

WSU becomes First Forward institution

WSU becomes First Forward institution

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

June 13, 2019

WSU has joined the University of Washington as the second school in Washington to affiliate with First Forward, a national program that acknowledges higher education institutions that strive to help students who are the first in their family to attend college. To be selected as a first forward institution,...

WSU family attends La Bienvenida

WSU family attends La Bienvenida

GABRIEL BRAVO, Evergreen reporter

May 23, 2019

Editor’s Note: All interviews were conducted in Spanish and translated into English by the reporter and the editor. Martin and Luz Arreola immigrated to Vantage, WA in the mid-1980s. Originally from Chihuahua, Mexico, the family moved to Vantage after Martin’s brother invited him to work in the o...

WSU Common Reading book explores global refugee issues

WSU Common Reading book explores global refugee issues

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

May 23, 2019

The WSU Common Reading Program selected, “Refuge: Rethinking Refugee Policy in a Changing World” by Paul Collier and Alexander Betts, to be the first book for the program’s two-year theme of global stability, scarcity and security. Karen Weathermon, WSU first-year programs director, said the...

Working group to update Executive Policy 15

Working group to update Executive Policy 15

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

May 23, 2019

A WSU working group made up of students, faculty and staff will revisit Executive Policy 15 and propose it this fall to allow students and faculty to better understand the regulations of free speech. The EP 15 working group deals with sexual misconduct, discrimination and harassment, and is under...

Orientation for Spanish speakers

Orientation for Spanish speakers

GABRIEL BRAVO, Evergreen reporter

May 16, 2019

Groups at WSU will hold the 12th annual La Bienvenida orientation this weekend on campus. The event is geared toward parents of first-generation students who are not knowledgeable about universities. The Office of Multicultural Student Services, Undocumented Initiatives, College Assistance Migrant...

GIESORC holds gender affirming healthcare symposium

GIESORC holds gender affirming healthcare symposium

GABRIEL BRAVO, Evergreen reporter

May 9, 2019

WSU’s Gender Identity/Expression and Sexual Orientation Resource Center held its first Gender Affirming Healthcare Symposium on Monday. The six-hour-long event focused on mental health and medical needs for transgender and non-binary individuals, and had a panel of student speakers. The symp...

Cougs Feeding Cougs short funding

Cougs Feeding Cougs short funding

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

May 3, 2019

Cougs Feeding Cougs is a program designed to help fight food insecurity at WSU. Craig Howard, director of information systems and the CougarCard Center, said food insecurity is when people do not know where their next meal is going to come from. “We know there is demand going unmet, and where...

Event will open land-grant dialogue

Event will open land-grant dialogue

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

May 3, 2019

A system-wide symposium will focus on the development of land-grant universities in a constantly developing society from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday in the CUB Senior Ballroom. WSU Chief of Staff Christine Hoyt said the symposium, “A Call to Action,” will be broadcast to other WSU campuses via...

Researcher analyzes data from college-aged males on sexual violence

Researcher analyzes data from college-aged males on sexual violence

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

May 3, 2019

An associate professor at WSU helped analyze research on the sexual aggression of college-aged males. Michael Cleveland, department of human development associate professor, said the research implemented the use of longitudinal data, or data collected over a period of time, to examine how alcohol...

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