These recommendations come after an extensive hearing and review process involving department and university leaders, who are working together to cope with anticipated declines in state revenue caused by COVID‑19.
ITS will be performing maintenance on the Pullman border firewall, resulting in an outage of internet connection to and from the Pullman campus during the scheduled maintenance.
A third of this year’s class of new members in the Washington State Academy of Sciences are from Washington State University. This honor recognizes the new members for their outstanding records of scientific and technical achievement.
She is stepping into the new role two weeks earlier than planned to ensure as much acclimation time as possible prior to the start of the Fall 2020 semester.
The WSU Crimson Community Grants fund provided the money to nearly 800 low‑income students statewide to help meet educational and related expenses during a spring semester impacted by the COVID‑19 pandemic.
Wheeler will transition to lead the program following the upcoming retirement of James Durfey, who has been with the program 28 years.
WSU has joined an open-access publishing model with the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society.
Summer Session enrollments across the WSU system have risen nearly 15% compared to the same period of 2019. Summer courses on all campuses are being provided via distance delivery methods.
Multi‑Factor Authentication for more WSU applications, including Office 365, Blackboard, Adobe and Cougar Card, is scheduled for implementation the evening of Aug. 4.
Murdoch was hired following a national search and assumes the chair’s role on Aug. 3. Interim Chair Kris Johnson has led the department since 2015 and will return to teaching and research.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has appointed Washington State University Director of Athletics Pat Chun to its Division I Council. Chun’s four-year appointment began July 1, 2020.
Students transferring to or from WSU who have completed their lower-division general education courses will have a more seamless transition thanks to a new partnership with the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education.
This is the latest step in an ongoing WSU effort to protect the health and safety of students, faculty, staff and visitors following the outbreak of COVID‑19.
The university firmly supports the international scholars affected by the federal action to block new H‑1B visas and is working with congressional members and others to advocate on their behalf.
This freeze is in-line with Gov. Jay Inslee’s May 13 Governor’s Directive, which placed a freeze on hiring, personal services contracts and equipment and software costing more than $5,000 among state agencies.
Completing the return‑to‑work checklist is done in conjunction with units and departments creating plans and procedures around topics like sanitation and physical distancing.
The political advertising expert will begin a four‑year term as director of the school on July 15. He replaces Professor Steven Stehr, who served nearly four years as interim director and then director of the school.