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New physics, astronomy chair starts Feb. 1
January 30, 2017

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – Brian Saam, an expert in experimental atomic physics, will become professor and chair of the Washington State University Department of Physics and Astronomy on Feb. 1.

Johnson to lead WSU Department of Animal Sciences
September 3, 2015

JohnsonPULLMAN, Wash. – Kristen Johnson, professor in the Washington State University Department of Animal Sciences, is serving as interim department chair as Margaret Benson phases into retirement.

Akmal to chair Department of Teaching and Learning
September 2, 2015

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education

AkmalPULLMAN, Wash. – The College of Education has named Tariq Akmal as interim chair of the Department of Teaching and Learning at Washington State University.

Aug. 24: Nursing chairs named to honor public servants
August 20, 2015

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities will dedicate its five new Kadlec Distinguished Chairs of Nursing to individuals who have displayed exceptional service to the local health care community at a ceremony at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 24, at the Kadlec Healthplex, 1268 Lee Blvd., Richland.

Human-animal interaction expert named national chair
August 26, 2014

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education

ErdmanPULLMAN, Wash. – A Washington State University animal-lover and researcher is being recognized for her expertise on how humans and animals interact.

Provost’s Leadership Academy begins training third cohort
January 28, 2014

leadership-group-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Leadership projects are under way in departments, campuses and other Washington State University locations statewide with the beginning of the third annual session of the Provost’s Leadership Academy.

Second act for vet-med chair – and her predecessor
December 16, 2013

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

MicheLe-Hardy-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Michele Hardy knew there’d be big shoes to fill in her new job as a department chair at Washington State University’s veterinary college, but then again, “I’ve never been one to do things in small steps,” she said.

Everything set for 7th Annual Cougar Pride Days
March 18, 2008

PULLMAN — Everything is set for the 7th annual Cougar Pride Days at WSU and in the City of Pullman.


Pam Hilliard
, Cougar Pride Days committee chair, said, “We’re set to go. There is a lot of enthusiasm among students, faculty, staff and Pullman citizens. I’m thankful for the hard work which makes improving and beautifying campus and the city possible.”

 “All the tools, including shovels and rakes are ready. Bark is piled up and ready, too. After our winter, being outside and sprucing up for spring and summer will be a … » More …

Hulbert named Cook Endowed Chair at WSU
December 12, 2005

Scot H. Hulbert, interim head of the department of plant pathology at Kansas State University, will assume duties July 1, 2006, as the next R. James Cook Endowed Chair in Cropping Systems Pathology at Washington State University.”The position is a joint appointment in the departments of crop and soil sciences and plant pathology,” said Daniel J. Bernardo, dean of the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences. “This is an excellent hire for both departments, as well as the entire plant science program. Since his acceptance, Dr. Hulbert was named a fellow in the American Association for the Advancement of Science.”Dr. Hulbert will not … » More …

Veterinary college names first endowed chair recipient
August 9, 2004

Subramaniam Srikumaran, a professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has been named the first ever recipient of an endowed chair in the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine.A cellular and molecular immunologist, Srikumaran is also a veterinarian and is originally from Sri Lanka. Since 1985, he has attracted nearly $2 million in research funding, produced 152 scientific papers and presentations, and successfully mentored 20 graduate students.This week he accepted the Rocky Crate D.V.M. and Foundation for North American Wild Sheep Endowed Chair in Wild Sheep Disease Research based in WSU’s veterinary college. The privately-funded position is dedicated exclusively to research on wild sheep diseases … » More …