Years of scholarship has demonstrated significant issues of bias with standardized testing. Instead of using these scores, admissions officers will rely on metrics that better reflect a potential student’s ability to succeed.
Staff and faculty interested in building equity, social justice, and cultural competency across the Washington State University system and in their communities have a new way to pursue their goal.
WSU first‑year students and seniors will receive an email today from President Kirk Schulz asking them to take the National Survey for Student Engagement to help shape future programming at the University.
After being closed for months because of the global pandemic, the museum has been approved for reopening as WSU begins to carefully expand events and activities available across its Pullman campus.
Thirty‑six faculty members were granted tenure this year across the WSU system, and dozens more received promotions.
Butler, who is currently serving as interim dean, has been a faculty member in WSU’s Department of English since 2003 and has more than a decade of administrative leadership experience at WSU.
Members are expected to take action on several issues including discontinuing required use of the SAT and ACT in the admissions process and one‑time revisions to select mandatory fees for the 2020–21 academic year.
The scholarships cover full tuition costs plus mandatory fees. Applications will be accepted through April 1, 2021.
As WSU’s new Endowed Chair for Tree Fruit Environmental Physiology and Management, physiologist Lee Kalcsits will work closely with growers to address significant challenges to fruit production.
The WSU Emeritus Society of retired faculty has launched a grant program to encourage innovative research and creative activities by undergraduates majoring in the arts and humanities.
The donations will be used to help boost fundraising for the construction of the Indoor Practice Facility and the Champions Complex renovation on WSU’s Pullman campus.
The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Summit will provide an opportunity for participants systemwide to establish partnerships to dismantle institutional injustices. The summit will take place tomorrow from 1–3 p.m.
WSU and the WSU Foundation announced that the Spark Academic Innovation Hubs’ marquee lecture space will be named the PACCAR Lecture Hall, thanks to a generous donation from PACCAR Inc.
WSU Pullman professional and graduate students have until Feb. 28 to submit their abstract with a March 16 deadline to provide a digital poster presenting their work.
Those eligible for the Law Award include instructors on all campuses, whose teaching has included at least one UCORE class annually for at least the past three years.
The theme of this year’s virtual event will be OneWSU: Moving Forward.
Scourey brings more than 26 years of experience in financial aid and scholarship administration to the position.