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Former TRIO director to serve first-gen students

Angie Klimko, director of First, will promote programs that focus on high-impact practices to help first-generation students excel in higher education.
LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter November 20, 2020

A longtime staff member of WSU Pullman's TRIO program transitioned into a new role aiming to serve first-generation students on all WSU campuses. Angie Klimko is now the director of First, an organization...

Division of Student Affairs lays off 19 employees

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter November 20, 2020

WSU’s Division of Student Affairs will eliminate more than 70 positions to satisfy budget cuts outlined by WSU President Kirk Schulz, which university officials discussed in an all-staff division meeting...

WSU appoints three faculty members as deputies

Matt Skinner, associate vice president of finance and administration, said appointment of deputies prepares a second-in-command to step in and operate a department if necessary.
BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter October 13, 2020

Three faculty members have been appointed as deputies for their respective departments to help department heads or step in and operate a department if necessary.  Laura Griner Hill, Matt Skinner and...

WSU community standards panel to stream live

Jill Creighton, WSU dean of students and associate vice president for student affairs, will host the event.
SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter September 22, 2020

WSU faculty and staff are invited to learn about COVID-19 compliance, academic misconduct and Zoom bombing during the community standards virtual panel 4 p.m. Wednesday.  Jill Creighton, WSU dean of...

Mom’s and Dad’s Weekends change to ‘Family Weekends’

Family Weekend is open for people who support WSU students including parents, siblings, aunts and uncles.
HUNTER ORCUTT, Evergreen reporter September 20, 2020

After last year’s Coug Dad of the Year Award went to a student’s brother, a committee of staff members rebranded WSU’s Mom's and Dad’s Weekends to Family Weekends.  The rebrand was done to...

University staff prepare for Week of Welcome

Joni Ford, assistant director of new student programs, said WoW’s transition online occurred recently.
LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter August 16, 2020

Week of Welcome transitioned to a virtual format this year but will feature new events such as an online Fight Song Sing-A-Long and a virtual resource fair. WoW will continue until Aug. 23. Kimberly...

Schulz takes pay cut, updates Faculty Senate on provost search

WSU President Kirk Schulz said he is taking a five percent pay cut starting May 2020 until July 2021.
JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter April 9, 2020

The Division of Student Affairs is expecting to return $12-14 million to students requesting partial refunds for housing and dining fees. “This is a significant impact and just keep in mind, this...

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