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From the provost: School’s in for summer
July 7, 2015

from-the-provost-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Though it is challenging to resume our normal lives after the loss of our beloved President Floyd, we do so knowing much of what we do at WSU was and is inspired by his passion for higher education and his quest to expand opportunities for students.

Yang named interim VP for business, administration
July 1, 2015

By Kathy Barnard, University Communications

PULLMAN, Wash. – Olivia Yang, associate vice president for facilities services, will serve as interim vice president for finance and administration beginning immediately.

Provost’s perspective: No government shutdown at WSU
June 18, 2015

By Dan Bernardo, provost and executive vice president

Bernardo-2013PULLMAN, Wash. – As members of the Washington State Legislature continue to work through the details of next biennium’s budget, there has been some media coverage around what happens if lawmakers are unable to complete their work by July 1.

WSU, Bellevue College explore possible partnership
June 16, 2015


By Kathy Barnard, University Communications

PULLMAN, Wash. – Officials from Bellevue College and Washington State University have signed a memorandum of understanding allowing further discussions about a possible partnership.

From the provost: A message to the WSU family
June 9, 2015

from-the-provost-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – On Friday, the WSU Board of Regents granted President Floyd’s request for extended medical leave. Please allow me to clarify a couple of points concerning our administrative structure during his absence.

Cougar Success website debuts
June 5, 2015

Cougar-successPULLMAN, Wash. – Just in time for the summer’s first Alive! student orientation sessions this weekend, Washington State University students have a new go-to source for tools and tips designed to foster success.

Faculty Senate plans to continue with more meetings
June 4, 2015

Craig-ParksPULLMAN, Wash. – The Faculty Senate added a meeting in each semester of 2014-15 to better meet Washington State University’s curricular needs and plans to continue with that schedule of 11 meetings a year.

WSU, Heritage U. partner for seamless engineering transfers
June 4, 2015

Heritage-UniversityTOPPENISH, Wash. – A new partnership between Heritage University and Washington State University Tri-Cities will allow students to chart a path to an engineering degree while staying close to home in the Yakima Valley.

Provost: WSU partnering with Bellevue College
June 4, 2015

Bellevue-collegePULLMAN, Wash. – Work is ongoing toward establishing Washington State University-Bellevue College, an open access institution offering both two-year and four-year degrees, according to WSU Provost Dan Bernardo.

From the provost: Student success gets boost from analytics
May 27, 2015

from-the-provost-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Last year WSU partnered with the Student Success Collaborative, an online tool for academic advisors that can give them critical information in an easily digestible form. The SSC uses data about the performance of students since 2003 to identify trends and predict future student success in a given major.