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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.  […]

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 […]

Business, finance vp post not for faint hearted

    Related Profile of Roger D. Patterson WSU’s new administrative structure 08-16-10 WSU Today – Three VP positions eliminated: Reorganization aims at economies of scale About the Office of Business and Finance Service areas  under the Office of Business and Finance About University of North Carolina Chapel Hill PULLMAN – Ongoing budget cuts, mergers and staffing […]

Mentoring and Motivating seminar

The Administrative Professional Advisory Council is sponsoring a seminar December 3 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. in the ETRL Building, Room 101 on Mentoring and Motivating. The seminar is open to all WSU administrative professionals. It will discuss effective mentoring steps, coaching, and understanding and developing a mentoring partnership.  Many of the pitfalls and myths, […]

Student leaders meet and mingle at social

PULLMAN – Student leaders from many different organizations had the opportunity to mingle and discuss issues with each other and administration Feb. 5 at the first Student Leadership Social, hosted by the Student Alumni Connection. The event took place at the Lewis Alumni Centre. Representatives from Residence Hall Association, Associated Students of Washington State University, […]

College of Edu. hosts graduate school open house

PULLMAN – The WSU College of Education will host an open house on Thursday, Nov. 29, for those interested in graduate programs in such fields as teaching, counseling, school administration, higher education administration, and sport management. Students or graduates from any major are invited to the event, which will be held from 9 a.m. to […]

APAC to host discussion on service, job satisfaction

The Administrative Professional Advisory Council will hold a brown bag lunch titled “Upfront and Honest Discussion: What is important to YOU?” in Pullman and on WSU branch campuses from noon to 1:30 p.m. April 17. The lunch will take place in:*Murrow Building, room 53, in Pullman*SIRTI Building, room 350, in Spokane*SNUR, room 214, at the Center for […]

Brigham new faculty liaison

WSU psychology Professor Tom Brigham recently was named executive assistant to President V. Lane Rawlins in charge of facilitating interaction between the faculty and administration. “Over the next two years we have many academic and structural issues that will involve a high level of faculty input,” Rawlins said. “Tom Brigham is finishing his term as […]