Virtual town halls taking place throughout the month of August will allow members of the WSU community to ask questions and engage with university leaders ahead of the fall semester.
Arliegh Cayanan, a fourth-year College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences student, will serve as the next student regent on the WSU Board of Regents.
An expert in comparative criminal justice and criminological theory, Melanie-Angela Neuilly began a three‑year term as chair of the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology on Aug. 1.
In addition to resources like academic and career advising as well as remote tutoring, WSU is launching a new hotline for academic questions as part of the move to distance learning for the fall semester.
The vast majority of graduate student courses will be delivered at a distance this fall in keeping with WSU’s efforts to combat the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The live broadcast on Youtube will begin at 1 p.m. and last for approximately one hour. Questions can be submitted ahead of time using an online submission form.
Thousands watched Friday’s hour‑long town hall, where university leadership encouraged students to continue their studies and discussed recently announced changes across the WSU system for the fall semester.
Washington State University will deliver undergraduate education at a distance, with very limited exceptions, during the Fall 2020 semester, though each campus may take slightly different approaches taking into account issues specific to their communities.
These recommendations come after an extensive hearing and review process involving department and university leaders, who are working together to cope with anticipated declines in state revenue caused by COVID‑19.
Murdoch was hired following a national search and assumes the chair’s role on Aug. 3. Interim Chair Kris Johnson has led the department since 2015 and will return to teaching and research.