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Black Lives Matter supporters march near the WSU Pullman campus with signs and banners.
Focus on criminal justice reform
May 20, 2021

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.

Koenig named CAHNRS interim dean
May 20, 2021

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.

The Cougar Pride statue at the WSU Pullman campus.
WSU receives good news in latest state budgets
May 19, 2021

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.

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William Davis named interim vice provost for DAESA
May 18, 2021

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.

Phased reopening process at WSU
May 11, 2021

Though some employees already have begun transitioning back to WSU work locations, all WSU campuses, areas, and units will be expected to start the phased reopening process no later than July 12.

WSU extends athletic director’s contract
May 4, 2021

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.

Search for interim CAHNRS dean to begin
April 29, 2021

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.