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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

Fossil Free March attendees march toward the presidents office.

‘Divest our school from fossil fuels’

LIAM CONNORS, Deputy news editor October 27, 2022

The Environmental Sustainability Association and Fossil Free WSU held a rally and march from 12-2 p.m. on Thursday, encouraging WSU to fully divest from fossil fuel companies. “It is our duty as the...

After launching a three-year financial recovery plan in 2016, WSU President Kirk Schulz turned a $30 million deficit into a $28 million surplus for the universitys budget.

WSU staff to receive salary increase next year

LIAM CONNORS, Deputy news editor April 19, 2022

WSU employees will receive a 2.5-3.25% salary increase effective next fiscal year. Beginning on July 1, classified staff will get a pay increase of 3.25%. Faculty, graduate assistants and administrative...

WSU President Kirk Schulz spoke Wednesday about the universitys response to COVID-19, saying it did not receive recognition outside of higher education for the transition to online work.

President Schulz addresses staff burnout, enrollment during State of the University

LIAM CONNORS, Deputy news editor March 23, 2022

WSU President Kirk Schulz discussed the accomplishments and challenges caused by COVID-19 in the past two years in Wednesday's State of the University Address.  COVID-19 Schulz said when COVID-19...

WSU President Kirk Schulz and his staff will move from French Administration to the Town Centre Building on Main Street.

President’s office to move off campus to downtown Pullman

ABBY SONNICHSEN, Evergreen Photographer March 1, 2022

WSU President Kirk Schulz will be moving his staff and office to the Town Centre Building on Main Street this summer. The president’s office is currently located on the fourth floor of the French...

The Presidents House is located just off Greek Row on NE Campus Street.

Pullman chancellor to take over President’s House in June

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Life editor January 27, 2022

WSU President Kirk Schulz will be moving out of the President’s House in early June to allow newly-appointed Pullman Chancellor Elizabeth Chilton to move in.  Chilton said while the other five WSU...

With the state of COVID-19 and the winter weather, admin is putting students and faculty at risk.

OPINION: WSU administration puts money over safety of students, staff

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Evergreen Opinion Editor January 6, 2022

“Amazing job at taking a longer time to introduce the panel of people [than] addressing traveling back to Pullman from the West Side!” “They don’t give a crap about our safety/health and...

WSU administration announced at Wednesdays town hall meeting that in-person classes and university functions will continue for spring semester.

WSU classes to remain in-person

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Life editor January 6, 2022

WSU officials announced classes will remain in-person this semester at a Wednesday town hall meeting.  Phil Weiler, vice president of marketing and communications, said the high vaccination rates...

You may think snow has nothing to do with discussion about COVID, but the lack of communication, lack of care for safety of staff, and lack of leadership is evident with snow, and COVID, wrote one town hall commenter Thursday morning.

ED BOARD: WSU administrators ‘plow’ ahead with in-person semester, despite complaints of omicron variant, pass closures

EDITORIAL STAFF January 6, 2022

WSU administrators ended a COVID-19 Town Hall early following numerous irate complaints about starting the semester in person in the face of COVID-19 outbreaks and dangerous weather conditions. Administrators...

All-Campus Senator Nikolai Sublett listens to a resolution that would require senators to work on one resolution or two bylaws during an ASWSU meeting Wednesday evening in the Compton Union Building.

ASWSU senators discuss campus safety, sexual assault prevention

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter September 23, 2021

ASWSU voted Wednesday night to require senators to work on one resolution or two bylaws each semester and discussed campus safety resources.  Pro Tempore Katie Carstens, who authored the change, said...

WSU President Kirk Schulz said in a virtual town hall Tuesday afternoon that WSU requested $10 million from the state legislature to fund salary increases for faculty and staff.

Faculty COVID-19 testing limited by resources, administrators say

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor September 21, 2021

WSU officials announced that a national supply chain issue caused limited access to faculty COVID-19 testing. WSU could ramp up testing overnight if not for this shortage, said WSU President Kirk Schulz....

President Kirk Schulz and Provost Elizabeth Chilton will give a presentation specific to the College of Arts and Sciences during the Town Hall on Tuesday.

College of Arts and Sciences to host Town Hall Tuesday

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Multimedia editor September 19, 2021

WSU’s College of Arts and Sciences is hosting its 2021 Town Hall meeting 12-1 p.m. Tuesday through Zoom. A prerecorded presentation about the university’s achievements over the past year is...

Before being hired as WSU’s Pullman Chancellor, Elizabeth Chilton said she had never been to Eastern Washington.

WSU Provost prepares to take on chancellor position

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen copy chief August 18, 2021

Come June 2022, Provost Elizabeth Chilton will wear another hat — Pullman Chancellor, a role introduced to help better support the community’s students, faculty members and staff.  Having a Pullman...

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