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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

UCORE Director Clif Stratton discusses a new proposed UCORE category during a WSU Faculty Senate meeting on Thursday.

Faculty Senate discusses new UCORE category

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor November 20, 2021

WSU Faculty Senate discussed during a Thursday meeting a proposal to add another UCORE category called equity and justice. Adding an equity and justice UCORE category will help clarify the content...

Todd Butler, associate dean of faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences, will begin his term as interim dean Jan. 1.

College of Arts and Sciences appoints interim dean

STEFFI LUDAHL, Evergreen reporter December 8, 2020

A WSU faculty member of 17 years will act as the interim dean for the College of Arts and Sciences starting Jan. 1. Todd Butler, associate dean of faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences, said he...

Nick Delaney, chief development officer and WSU alumnus, said he wants to form relationships with other alumni.

Carson College of Business appoints alum as chief development officer

STEFFI LUDAHL, Evergreen reporter November 30, 2020

WSU’s Carson College of Business appointed a new chief development officer tasked with building on the college’s success by forming relationships with alumni from its online MBA program.  Nick...

WSU President Kirk Schulz said the university opened a new pharmaceutical startup called Athira Pharma.

WSU gains 3 percent less donations this year, regents say

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor November 16, 2020

The WSU Board of Regents discussed a decrease in donations made to the university and the possible reallocation of funds.  WSU received $38.7 million from donors and stakeholders, said Lisa Calvert,...

Phil Weiler, WSU vice president for marketing and communications, said faculty and coaches follow a different process than students when accused of violating certain measures.

WSU considers consequences for those who violate public health orders

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter September 21, 2020

As Pullman remains one of the COVID-19 hot spots, WSU officials are being pressured to amplify punishments for those who receive public safety infractions. The university does not want to pursue expulsive...

Mary Wack, vice provost for academic engagement and student achievement, said UCORE courses are revised every five years.

Instructors receive extension for UCORE course revisions

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor September 15, 2020

WSU postponed the renewal of University Common Requirements classes for the 2020-21 school year, which means UCORE professors have a one-year extension to rewrite their courses.  The UCORE committee...

Arliegh Cayanan, new student regent on WSU’s Board of Regents, plans to focus heavily on community aspect present both in Hawaii and throughout WSU.

Upbringing influences student regent’s leadership

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief August 26, 2020

Arliegh Cayanan's upbringing in Hawaii fueled his style of leadership to be centered on community, a trait he hopes to promote in his new role as WSU student regent. “[Hawaii] is very family-centered...

Rebecca Van de Vord, WSU Global Campus vice chancellor of academic affairs, said she is a WSU alumna and has been with the university for 20 years.

WSU Global Campus appoints two alumnae as first vice chancellors


Two WSU alumnae will serve as the first vice chancellors for WSU Global Campus.  Rebecca Van de Vord, WSU Global Campus vice chancellor of academic affairs, said she will also continue her current...

The president emeritus of University of Wisconsin completed a review of WSU President Kirk Schulz.

WSU President review describes accomplishments, challenges

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter June 23, 2020

The comprehensive review of WSU President Kirk Schulz lists both accomplishments and challenges he has faced since his appointment in 2016.  The review was conducted by Kevin Reilly, president emeritus...

Theresa Elliot-Cheslek, WSU vice president and chief human resource officer, has served in the universitys human resources department since 1999.

WSU human resource officer joins national board as region representative

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief June 11, 2020

When Theresa Elliot-Cheslek graduated from WSU in 1982 with a bachelor's degree in sociology, she was adamant that she would never go back to eastern Washington. “Things change when you get older,”...

Phil Weiler, vice president of marketing and communications, said WSU is limiting the amount of staff hired to conserve money.

WSU suspends university leadership raises

JAKOB THORINGTON, Former Evergreen reporter April 1, 2020

WSU is freezing salaries for executive leadership to prepare for potential economic turmoil as a result of COVID-19.  The university announced this decision in an email from the Office of the...

Interim Provost Bryan Slinker speaks at a town hall regarding coronavirus on Tuesday afternoon in the Food Science and Human Nutrition building. He says officials are still deciding whether to hold online classes.


EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor March 10, 2020

WSU administrators held a town hall meeting to address the possibility of transitioning to online classes and ways to address race-based harassment stemming from COVID-19 on Tuesday. Bonnie de Vries,...

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