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WSU College of Medicine appoints four new administrators
May 9, 2017

By Terren Roloff, WSU Spokane director of communications

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine at Washington State University recently added a communications director and three associate deans.

Teachers join administrators for ‘educational boot camp’
July 20, 2010


Summer Institute participants (front to back) Brianne Tuura, Jennifer Brown, Degen Bushman, and Cynthia Townsend. Photo by Julie Titone, College of Education



PULLMAN – Veteran high school teacher Matt Coulter has no desire to sit behind a principal’s or superintendent’s desk. 


Instead, the career possibilities that spark his ambition ignition include mentoring teachers, developing curriculum, and instructing college classes.


So the Olympia resident came to Pullman for two weeks this month to meet with 50 other professionals working on education doctoral (Ed.D.) degrees at WSU’s College of Education’s annual Summer Institute.  For the … » More …

Brown-bag workshops aid administrative professionals
October 14, 2005

A series of informal workshops is helping administrative professional (AP) managers and supervisors learn from each others’ experiences and tap into the expertise that exists within the WSU ranks.The next workshop is scheduled for noon-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, in Lighty 405. The topic, “Supervising Temporary Employees,” will be presented by Laurie Stemmene, Human Resource Services; Jane Parker, Student Advising and Learning Center; and Barb Hammond, Counseling Services.The workshops are offered by the Administrative Professional Advisory Council (APAC) and Human Resource Services. Participants are encouraged to bring their lunches.Topics scheduled for future workshops include leave policies, dealing with staff issues, performance management and more. Enrollment … » More …

Spokane school administrators show leadership excellence
February 18, 2005

WSU Spokane recently helped establish the Excellence in Leadership Award to recognize exemplary leadership and achievement by local elementary and secondary school administrators.“Our certification programs at WSU Spokane prepare principals, program administrators and superintendents for the complex roles of leadership in today’s schools,” said Joan Kingrey, director of programs in education at WSU. “We know that effective educational leadership is essential to the process of school improvement and increasing academic achievement for all students.”Honored were Becky Cooke, principal of Evergreen Elementary in the Mead School District, and Jan Rust, executive director of evaluation, certification and training at Spokane Public Schools.Joining WSU in sponsoring the awards … » More …