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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.

June 15: Networking event for women in higher education
May 19, 2015

By Lorraine Nelson, WSU Spokane

flores-chio-mug-2012SPOKANE, Wash. – A two-hour educational and networking event for women faculty and administrators in higher education will be 4-6 p.m. Monday, June 15, at Washington State University Spokane, hosted by the American Council on Education Women’s Network of Washington.

From the provost: Academy grooms faculty for leadership
May 12, 2015

from-the-provost-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Earlier this month I had the honor of celebrating the accomplishments of the Provost’s Leadership Academy. The intent of the academy is to infuse the faculty ranks, 25 to 30 people at a time, with knowledge of leadership and how the university works.

May 14: Final candidate for information tech v.p. visits
May 11, 2015

PULLMAN, Wash. – Sasi Pillay, chief information officer for the University of Wisconsin system, will present his vision for Information Technology Services at Washington State University and take questions at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, May 14, in the CUB junior ballroom.

Brian Pitcher, former Spokane chancellor, retiring from WSU
May 11, 2015

PitcherSPOKANE, Wash. – Brian Pitcher, former chancellor of Washington State University Spokane and now WSU’s vice provost for regional programs, is retiring June 1 after more than 10 years in the university’s senior administration.