WSU President Kirk Schulz and university leadership will share the latest plans in response to COVID‑19 during a system‑wide online town hall from 10:30–11:30 a.m. on Friday, May 15.
All WSU employees who can telework without hampering essential operations must continue to do so.
WSU President Kirk Schulz reiterated the university’s plan for the return of in-person instruction for Fall 2020, emphasizing the university would make operational adjustments as necessary and would do so only in accordance with recommendations from health experts.
Todd Vanek has been named as director of the Engineering Technology Management (ETM) and Online Learning Programs in Washington State University’s Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture.
As provost and executive vice president, Chilton will serve as WSU’s highest ranking academic officer, responsible for guiding all aspects of the university’s system-wide academic mission.
Delayed from its original March 16 implementation, multi-factor authentication for more WSU applications, including Office 365, Blackboard, Adobe, Cougar Card, and others, is now rescheduled for the evening of Aug. 4.
Faculty, staff and students will have reading access to 1.3 million in-copyright items through HathiTrust’s Emergency Temporary Access Service (ETAS). This is in addition to 6.7 million public-domain items that were already accessible to WSU Libraries.
Seven new members have been elected by the Washington State University faculty at large to the Faculty Status Committee.
The WSU Insider push email will now be distributed daily, Monday–Friday. The email, typically sent each weekday, was put on a reduced schedule following WSU’s aggressive response to the COVID‑19 public health emergency.
The four-year bachelor of arts degree program offered on the WSU Pullman and Vancouver campuses consists primarily of courses in anthropology and biological sciences, with additional courses of the student’s choosing.
All members of the WSU community, including students, parents, faculty and staff, are invited to participate by watching live on Youtube beginning at 11 a.m.
The Cougar Guide to Academic Success provides a holistic guide for students to make the most of their time and energy over the final few weeks of the semester.
Due to the large number of WSU community members who wish to provide feedback about the finalists for the position of provost and executive vice president, the deadline for submitting comments has been extended to 5 p.m. this Friday, April 24.
The online space can help faculty explore new opportunities for teaching, but there are considerations to be made to assure an equitable learning experience for all students.
This coordinated response will focus on matching the university’s expertise with society’s needs, recruiting teams of faculty, staff and students to assist in this effort.
Faculty, staff, and students system-wide are invited to meet and help evaluate Elizabeth Chilton, the fourth of four finalists for the position of provost and executive vice president.
A new protected class, more detailed definitions of violations, and an appendix that includes specific examples of violations are three of the improvements WSU has made to Executive Policy # 15.