WSU addresses questions about cuts, tuition

During what he called the most difficult day in his 15 years of serving as a president of universities, WSU President Elson S. Floyd on Friday answered questions with Provost Warwick Bayly in a press conference and a later public session about the preliminary budget-reduction plan announced earlier in the day. Floyd said the plan […]

Regents hear report on budget, tuition

The Board of Regents heard reports on the recently passed state higher education budget and the university’s upcoming budget-reduction plan at a special meeting held Wednesday. The Washington Legislature has approved a biennial budget that includes a net reduction of $54.16 million, or 10.38 percent, in WSU’s state allocation for the biennium. It is built […]

Provost approves 49 requests for 2009-10

Provost Warwick Bayly approved 49 professional leave requests for 2009-10 and reported that there will be no additional costs to WSU for the program. College of Agriculture, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences John McNamara, animal sciences, Aug. 16-May 15, to expand the biomathematical model of lactational metabolism to include genetic and nutritional control of efficiency […]

Gen Ed report deadline extended

The April 1 deadline for a report from the General Education Visioning Committee (GEVC) has been extended. The 11-member group was charged by Provost Warwick Bayly in October 2008 to provide a vision and strategy for general education. In January, he told members he expects them to decide what a general education should accomplish and […]

Kehrer accepts post at University of Alberta

Kehrer   PULLMAN – The University of Alberta announced March 31 that it has hired James P. Kehrer as its College of Pharmacy dean. Kehrer has served as dean of WSU’s College of Pharmacy since September 2005. Kehrer will assume his new duties Aug. 1.   “It is with a great deal of sadness that I make […]

Upcoming survey for Great Colleges to Work For Program

WSU is participating in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s Great Colleges to Work For Program.  This program was specifically designed to provide the feedback needed to help institutions of higher education improve their cultures and to recognize institutions that have built great workplaces, said Warwick Bayly, WSU Provost and Executive Vice President.   As part […]

Fall Commencement 2008 will recognize graduates

Almost 800 students– about 740 undergraduate students and 60 graduate students – are expected to participate in the WSU ceremony in Pullman from a total of 1,788 students that have applied to graduate with a December date, said Teri Hansen, WSU commencement coordinator. During the ceremony, WSU Provost Warwick Bayly will highlight the following graduates: […]

Pioneering researcher receives Distinguished Alumnus award

PULLMAN — Roger O. McClellan, a pioneering researcher in the fields of inhalation toxicology, comparative medicine and human health risk analysis, will receive the Regents’ Distinguished Alumnus Award at 2 p.m. Friday in Kimbrough Concert Hall on the Pullman campus.   The award is the highest honor the university grants to one of its alumni. […]

Sharing resources, combining expertise

Don Knowles has three job titles.  First, he works for the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture as the research leader of one of the six research units at WSU Pullman. Five of those units – which focus on plant research, germplasm conservation, land management, air quality and water issues – […]

WSU equine surgeon recognized for service

Claude A. Ragle, an equine surgeon at Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, recently received the Distinguished Service Award at the American Association of Equine Practitioners’ (AAEP) annual convention in San Antonio, Texas. Ragle is an associate professor in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences where he plays a critical role on the department’s […]