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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

Bill Davis, interim vice provost for academic engagement and student achievement, said the number of students who were in danger of failing classes at midterms or had academic alerts placed on them by instructors was higher than in previous semesters. 

Faculty Senate suspends academic probation

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor December 11, 2021

Faculty senators voted to suspend academic probation across the WSU system during a meeting on Thursday. The senate also rejected a motion that would have added a new equity and justice UCORE category. Bill...

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 sports 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...

OPINION: Is the junior writing portfolio necessary? 

OPINION: Is the junior writing portfolio necessary? 

GRACE LAPIERRE March 18, 2021

I had to take the junior writing portfolio timed write early because I was seen as a junior, despite not actually being in my third year of college. I love writing, but I hate the way that the portfolio...

Samantha Cruz, director of legislative affairs, said she wants to require free menstrual products in residence hall bathrooms.

ASWSU Senators approve new member, resolution

MATT HOLM, Evergreen reporter December 10, 2020

ASWSU senators unanimously voted to approve Jack Maloy, junior history major, as an education senator. Maloy said his first goal as senator will be to monitor the arrest rate of Black people in Pullman....

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 16, 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...

Charlie Powell, instructor for Murrow College of Communications, said he supports pass/fail grading options for students who need it. He said he will analyze the progression of each of his students.

Undergrad students may choose alternate grade system

AMAAN RAHMAN April 2, 2020

Students now have the option to choose a pass/fail grading system. According to the WSU’S COVID-19 website, the deadline to choose a pass/fail grading system is June 1. The choice is made on a course‑by‑course...

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