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President Kirk Schulz announced he has extended the contract of Athletic Director Pat Chun through 2026. Chun was hired as the university's 14th athletic director in February 2018.
An interim leader is expected to be announced before Dean André‑Denis Wright leaves WSU at the end of June for his new role as senior vice president and provost at University of Oklahoma.
Mark Leid, the new dean at the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, has a connection to WSU that stretches back 42 years.
The independent review addressed questions raised after former Provost Mitzi Montoya stepped down from her appointment in Sept. 2019.
Washington State University President Kirk Schulz has received a five-year contract extension that includes a self-imposed 10% salary reduction and other voluntary cutbacks
Three areas of concern will be examined, including possible issues of gender bias, any improper influence or pressure surrounding the decision to terminate the appointment, and the role that the consulting firm Ideas for Action, LLC played in the decision.
Currently serving as chair of the Department of Pathology, Microbiology, Immunology at the University of California Davis’ School of Veterinary Medicine, she will assume her new responsibilities July 20 at WSU.
Tammy Barry began her new role as associate dean in the Graduate School on Friday, Nov. 1 after joining the university in 2015.
Montoya will continue to focus on her research in organizational innovation, while supporting the college’s corporate engagement efforts and her Advancing Women in Leadership initiative.