Two dialogues in October will update the Washington State University community on important university issues, while also providing time for comments and questions from those in attendance. Both dialogues will take place in CUB 127.

At noon on Tuesday, Oct. 5, Provost Robert Bates will discuss progress on the WSU strategic plan and then invite feedback.

At noon on Thursday, Oct. 14, President V. Lane Rawlins and Michael J. Tate, new interim vice president for equity and diversity, will discuss work on diversity, equity and campus climate, then accept comments and suggestions.

Live videostreams of both dialogues will be available on the Web. For a link and for more interaction with WSU leaders, visit