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WSU Vancouver names vice chancellor for academic affairs

Christopher VANCOUVER, Wash. – Renny Christopher has accepted the position of vice chancellor for academic affairs at Washington State University Vancouver. She will take her post on Aug. 5. Christopher most recently served as associate provost at California State University, Channel Islands. The vice chancellor for academic affairs is WSU Vancouver’s chief academic officer. Christopher […]

Coug football No. 1 Pac-10 All-Academic Team

Football academics rise sharply under Coach Paul Wulff     Related:   11-15-10 ESPN Northwest – Why Wulff Needs Another Year    11-15-10 KXLY – Wulff win and recruiting should earn him another year (click photo for video commentary) 11-15-10 Ted Miller’s Pac-10 Blog – notes : “Wulff inherited a disaster … but the black smoke […]

It’s not just what you know, but how you think

    Related More information, visit education.wsu.edu/ferrucci. PULLMAN – Some students “get it” during a classroom science lesson, and some don’t.  Both groups would do better, said Jeana Simpson, if they would stop and think about their thinking.   Critical thinking is at the heart of Simpson’s mission to improve science lessons in the Nine […]

Faculty rankings controversial

Faculty in eight disciplines at WSU are among the most productive researchers in the country in their respective fields, earning a top-10 ranking according to a recent survey by Academic Analytics, a for-profit higher education consulting firm owned in part by State University of New York at Stony Brook. According to Academic Analytics, which began […]