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.
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.
The “Racism and Social Inequality in the Americas” program was initiated to address systemwide needs aimed at dismantling systemic racism.
Blackboard access will expire on Aug. 21. Users who want to export data for non‑Global courses should contact firstname.lastname@example.org to begin the migration before Blackboard becomes unavailable.
The high‑tech facility serves growing local and global demand for diagnostics and disease surveillance to protect animal health and public health.
The joint WSU and National Renewable Energy Laboratory program establishes a formal partnership to combine expertise and leadership in innovative research.
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.
Michael Sugerman, an associate professor of archeology, will begin his new role as interim vice chancellor for academic affairs at WSU Global Campus on June 1. The position was left open after Rebecca Van De Vord retired.
Regents met for a series of hybrid in‑person and virtual meetings May 6–7 on the campus of WSU Health Sciences Spokane.
WSU has awarded nine Faculty Seed Grants to encourage new junior-level faculty to develop research, scholarly, or creative programs that provide the potential for professional development and extramural support.
Viewers will be able to praise graduating students via written comments as well as hear from graduates directly through submitted video clips.
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.
The intention behind the new website is to unite WSU’s web assets relating to veteran and military-affiliated students, leading users to system and campus-specific information from a central location.
If approved, the plan would keep the Department of Athletics on track with deficit-reduction goals for financial reserves and retiring long‑term debt.
Close to 400 students are registered to participate in a drive‑through graduation celebration and over 100 students have signed up to participate in the virtual graduation celebration.
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.
Revenue generated from this request will support mental health, housing, and food insecurity services for students. It will also provide additional tuition waivers for students who are having difficulties paying for college.