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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.

From the provost: Cougar PAWS gaining traction
April 28, 2015

from-the-provost-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Last year, we set in place a series of programs aimed at actively fostering an atmosphere at WSU that supports innovative research and academic excellence. The Cougar PAWS (Promoting Academic Ways to Success) initiative sparked progress in many areas.

Special meeting of Global Operations, Leadership Development
April 20, 2015

PULLMAN, Wash. – The Board of Directors of Global Operations and Leadership Development, a corporation affiliated with Washington State University, will hold a special meeting at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 22, in French Administration 422 at WSU Pullman.

Chancellors mark 25 years of regional campuses at capitol
April 15, 2015

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

25-anniversaryOLYMPIA, Wash. – Washington State University chancellors traveled to the state capitol this week to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the regional campuses and to witness passage of Senate Resolution 8663 honoring their 1989 founding.

From the provost: Making the strategic plan a reality
April 14, 2015

from-the-provost-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Every group that participated in creation of Washington State University’s Strategic Plan last year agreed on at least one thing: it should be a dynamic document that is fully implemented.

Council to ensure strategic plan is implemented
April 14, 2015

PULLMAN, Wash. – Membership of the group charged with ensuring implementation of Washington State University’s 2014-19 Strategic Plan has been finalized. The Institutional Effectiveness Council will begin work immediately.

Vice chancellor named to national student services academy
March 18, 2015

By Jeffrey Dennison, WSU Tri-Cities

MeiersChrisRICHLAND, Wash. – The head of student services and enrollment at Washington State University Tri-Cities will share his experience at the national level, training colleagues at universities and colleges to cultivate student learning and success.