The appointment is part of the OneWSU initiative announced by WSU President Kirk Schulz this spring that maintains some centralized operations for efficiency while more closely aligning individual campuses with local community needs.
The Office of the Provost is adding Michael Highfill and Terese King as interim assistant vice provosts for academic engagement and student achievement.
Shain Wright, a second year student in the Cultural Studies and Social Thought in Education doctoral program, was selected to serve a one‑year term as WSU’s student regent.
The College of Education named two faculty members, Katherine Rodela and Amir Gilmore, as associate deans of equity and inclusion.
The professor of educational psychology said he plans to build upon the work of his predecessors to provide strategic leadership that will promote and support the college’s research portfolio and external funding.
Juneteenth becomes an official Washington state holiday in 2022, providing symbolically important recognition of a pivotal moment in the nation’s promise of racial equality.
Lyon is taking his curiosity, along with three decades of academic experience, to a new position as interim chair in WSU’s Department of Crop and Soil Sciences with a one‑year appointment.
Students, employees and visitors no longer have to attest to their current health status as part of an easing of the University’s COVID‑19 protocols.
Bond, associate dean of digital initiatives and special collections for the WSU Libraries, and McCarthy, professor of oboe and music history, were selected for their compelling—and complementary—plans for the center.
More than 350 U.S. colleges and universities have signed on for the challenge which is part of White House efforts to get at least one shot into 70% or more of U.S. adults before July 4.