WSU, Spokane in the running to host a presidential debate

Washington State University, in partnership with the city of Spokane, is one of 19 applicants to serve as host for one of four presidential or vice presidential debates in 2008. “We are excited about this opportunity,” said Michael Tate, vice president for equity and diversity who is heading the WSU effort. “Hosting a debate would […]

Group Health seeks candidates

One of WSU’s health insurance providers, Group Health, is seeking candidates for its 11-member board of trustees. Four positions are open for membership election this fall. The deadline to apply is Friday, April 22. The board oversees financial, quality and policy decisions. Trustees serve a three-year term and receive $6,000 per year. For more information, […]

Dean candidates at WSU May 1 – 5

Three finalists have been named for the dean of the College Sciences position, with the last two campus visitations and interviews set for May 1 – 2 and 4 – 5. Candidates and visitation schedules include: • Laura J. Jenski, professor and head of the division of Biological Sciences, Marshall University, since December 2000. From […]

Four candidates selected for vice provost of research

Four candidates have been selected from a field of applicants for the vice provost of research position. Finalists include: • Neil C. Olson, associate dean for research at North Carolina State University. Olson earned his bachelor’s degree in veterinary medicine and doctor of veterinary medicine degree from University of Minnesota, and his Ph.D. in physiology […]

Eight doctoral candidates settle in for summer

Eight doctoral candidates from across the country arrived on campus June 12 to work with WSU faculty during the six-week Summer Doctoral Fellows Program. The program’s purpose is to offer graduate students the opportunity to prepare for academic careers as future faculty members. During the program, the Fellows will participate in seminars on the changing […]