Global Campus as well as several professional and graduate programs saw continued growth but overall system enrollment declined 4.2% this fall.
There are around 1,500 students on the post 9/11 G.I. Bill attending classes across the WSU system. Pullman alone has more than 1,100 students who are veterans or military affiliated.
To comply with the state’s vaccination requirement, unvaccinated WSU employees have until Sept. 13 to get the first Pfizer shot, or they can get the single-dose Janssen/Johnson & Johnson vaccine by Oct. 4.
Community members are invited to share ideas on ways to link the campus from the Steam Plant to Main Street in downtown Pullman at a reception from 5–7:30 p.m. on Thursday at the Elson S. Floyd Culture Center.
Ellen Taylor, who holds a PhD in clinical psychology, previously served as WSU’s senior associate vice president for student engagement in the Division of Student Affairs.
Campuses, along with several colleges and departments, are slated to host virtual town halls throughout the semester, beginning with WSU Everett.
The new process, which supersedes WSU’s previous vaccination declaration system, applies to all employees regardless of work location.
The deadline for faculty and staff to declare their status was Aug. 23.
The state’s new indoor mask mandate takes effect today. Here’s an FAQ on how it is affecting WSU operations.
As with the first event, projects can be funded for any dollar amount up to $50,000. Proposals are due by Sept. 15.
Although the state’s new mask requirement doesn’t take effect until Aug. 23, WSU strongly urges students, faculty and staff begin wearing masks immediately when in public indoor spaces at all university facilities.
Data on student vaccination rates was provided during Thursday’s Returning to WSU: Fall Semester Town Hall. The event was broadcast on Youtube and is available for anyone who missed it.
WSU will update its COVID-19 policies to reflect these new state mandates.
For local business, the return of much of the WSU community represents a light at the end of a long and difficult year-and-a-half spent struggling to stay afloat.
The WSU-PNNL Advanced Grid Institute is a joint research collaboration to promote the evolution of advanced grid modeling.
The official kick‑off of the 2021–2022 academic year begins at 10 a.m. Friday inside Beasley Coliseum.
Effective Aug. 23, the Holland and Terrell Libraries on the Pullman campus will return to their pre‑pandemic schedule of staying open 24 hours a day Sunday through Thursday.