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Venture capital firm co-founder named to Board of Regents

Redman Heather
Redman

PULLMAN, Wash. – Heather Redman, co-founder and managing partner of the Seattle-based Flying Fish Partners venture capital firm, is the newest member of the Washington State University Board of Regents. » More …

Calvert named WSU vp for advancement, foundation CEO

Lisa Calvert
Calvert

PULLMAN, Wash. – Lisa Calvert, a development and fundraising expert with more than 30 years of experience, has been named vice president for advancement at Washington State University and CEO of the WSU Foundation. She will start at WSU on Oct. 25.

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Programs benefit as health management joins nursing

By Alli Benjamin, College of Nursing

nursingSPOKANE, Wash. – Enhanced graduate education and collaboration in nursing and health management will result now that the Department of Health Policy & Administration (HPA) at Washington State University is part of the WSU College of Nursing. » More …

Veteran faculty members join WSU provost’s office

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Rose

PULLMAN, Wash. – Long-time Professors Erica Austin and Jerman Rose are the newest additions to the Washington State University provost’s office, as a result of recent appointments by Interim Provost Dan Bernardo.

“Both Dr. Austin and Dr. Rose are leaders within their fields of expertise nationally, their colleges and the university,” Bernardo said. “In addition, they are respected faculty leaders with significant administrative experience. Bringing those skills to bear will help us progress toward our goals in the provost’s office.”

The provost’s office underwent major changes last spring with the … » More …

Educational leadership expands to south Puget Sound

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PUYALLUP, Wash. – Sometimes, if it isn’t broken, you do want to fix it.

 

Case in point is an educational leadership program that was so successful it needed to be expanded.

 

Washington State University Vancouver has offered the school principal/program administrator credential programs in southwest Washington since it was established more than 20 years ago. Approximately 225 students from the WSUV College of Education programs are in leadership positions throughout the state.

 

But to the north, in the south Puget Sound region, a huge population of working teachers, counselors and others has found it … » More …

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 will be responsible for academic development, coordination of academic programs, advancing campus diversity efforts, and development of infrastructure to support the growth of quality research and teaching.

“Renny’s experience as a part of a branch campus system will serve us well, she is … » More …

John Gardner offers insights into reorganization



 


John Gardner (Photo by Robert Hubner, WSU Photo Services)


 

 

PULLMAN – John Gardner, vice president of Advancement and External Affairs, was assigned in mid-August to lead radical reconstructive surgery among several major university offices. The goal is to flatten the administrative structure, reduce costs and increase collaborative efforts and effectiveness, particularly in the area of fundraising. 

 

To provide some insights and a prognosis on the procedure, Gardner candidly answered a number of key questions in a recent interview with WSU Today.

 

Gardner came to WSU in June 2007, when he … » More …

Advancement, external affairs aligned by function

 

Gardner

WSU Advancement and External Affairs (AEA) will be organized into six broad functional areas in a reorganization plan announced by Vice President John Gardner.

 

The areas are:

Alumni Relations

Marketing/Communications

Development

Finance

Government Relations

Economic Development and Global Engagement

 

The teams will be led either by a single person or a small group, all reporting to Gardner.

 

Further refining two key areas, Development and Marketing/Communications, will begin immediately to ensure an internal structure and leadership that best support … » More …