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.
A valuable auto part was cut from a WSU vehicle that had sat largely idle on the Pullman campus during the pandemic and damage to a nearby truck also has been discovered.
The WSU Board of Regents recently approved the new $5 per semester fee to benefit the food bank after a student ballot measure drew 70% support.
Provost Elizabeth Chilton initiated the Cluster Hire in Racism and Social Inequality in the Americas program in 2020 to address systemic racism, and increase diversity and scholarship across the WSU system.
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.
All employees must declare themselves fully vaccinated in order to forgo face masks and physical distancing while at a WSU location.
Luz Maria Gordillo, a professor of history at WSU Vancouver, will take on the new role of assistant dean for diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence in the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences.
The policy changes, coupled with the availability of the COVID-19 vaccine, allow WSU to welcome back all employees safely. The process of returning to physical work locations is expected to begin July 12.
Jeffrey Abbott was terrified of failing when he participated in the fourth ever Diagnostic Challenge in the fall of 1994. Now headed into its 30th year, Dr. Abbott will take the reins of the program from its founder Dr. Steve Hines.
The new policy, effective Thursday, follows the latest guidance from Gov. Jay Inslee, the Department of Labor and Industries and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The WSU community is commemorating the one-year anniversary of George Floyd’s murder with reflection on the issues raised by the tragedy.
Requests from faculty are now being accepted for digital exam copies of Tales of Two Americas: Stories of Inequality in a Divided Nation, the 2021-22 common reading book.
WSU’s Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology overhauled its required curriculum in the wake of the George Floyd murder to continue elevating issues of systemic racism, bias and inequity.
Rich Koenig has been named interim dean of the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences, effective July 1, following an open, internal search. He will assume the new role on June 7.
Washington State University is getting a boost in state funding as part of the 2021–2023 biennial operating and capital budgets signed by Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday.
WSU anticipates further guidance from the state departments of Health and Labor and Industries in the near future. Once received, WSU will provide students and employees with updated guidance.
Davis has served as the associate dean for undergraduate education in the College of Veterinary Medicine since 2012. He will succeed Mary Wack, who is retiring after serving as vice provost since 2007.