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Awards & Achievements

Nine faculty selected to receive seed grants

The Office of Research program provides support for junior faculty to develop research, scholarly, or creative programs that lead to sustained professional development and extramural funding.

Librarian selected as Mellon Fellow

Talea Anderson, a scholarly communication librarian for WSU Libraries, has been named an Andrew W. Mellon Fellow for Diversity, Inclusion, and Cultural Heritage through the Rare Book School at the University of Virginia.

Akmal named 2022 outstanding department chair

The Office of the Provost award recognized Tariq Akmal, chair of the Teaching and Learning Department, for his leadership and administrative acumen.

DEI programs see upswing in donor support

Nearly $800,000 in corporate and private support has been pledged in recent months to support diversity, equity, and inclusion training and study abroad opportunities as well as student recruitment, mentoring, and retention efforts.