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WSU regents schedule special meeting for July 7

PULLMAN, Wash. – The Board of Regents of Washington State University will hold a special meeting via teleconference at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 7, to give recognition to the accomplishments of the late WSU  President Elson S. Floyd, to consider appointment of an interim president, and to appoint an ad hoc WSU Presidential Search Advisory Committee.Continue reading

Exploring fashion, fit for African women of all sizes


By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – Attractive, comfortable clothing that fits a range of body sizes isn’t just an American desire – it’s global. A Washington State University researcher is exploring ways for African women of all sizes and shapes to look and feel good in modern fashions.Continue reading

Perspectives: Farewell to a friend

Bernardo-80This week’s post is quite personal, but I thought I might take the opportunity to share a few perspectives about my friend and colleague, Dr. Elson S. Floyd. Saturday, I lost more than a close colleague; I lost my most influential mentor, my boss, and one of my closest friends. I suppose that writing this blog post is as much about personal grief therapy, as sharing my perspectives and experiences with the man.Continue reading

Washington Legislators to honor President Floyd

Elson S. Floyd, PhD

The Washington State House of Representatives and Senate both plan to take up floor resolutions honoring WSU President Elson S. Floyd today. The House is scheduled to take up its resolution shortly after it comes to order at 10 a.m. The Senate is scheduled to take up its resolution shortly after it comes to order at noon. The proceedings can be viewed online at by clicking on the “watch live” button on the top right.