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Tri-Cities chancellor to address national STEM leaders
October 2, 2014

By Madison Rosenbaum, WSU Tri-Cities communications intern

Moo-Young-80RICHLAND, Wash. – Affordable access to higher education in STEM disciplines (science, technology, engineering, math) and preparing graduates to enter companies in these fields will be the topics presented this week by the Washington State University Tri-Cities chancellor to national STEM leaders.

Spokane chancellor named WSU Woman of the Year
March 27, 2013

Lisa Brown receiving award
Lisa Brown receives her award from WSU Provost Warwick Bayly.

SPOKANE, Wash. – Washington State University Spokane chancellor Lisa Brown was recognized as Woman of the Year at Tuesday’s Women’s Recognition Luncheon at WSU Pullman.
The annual award recognizes women who have played a key role in creating social change, increasing equality for all and building community.

Before becoming WSU Spokane’s leader in January, Brown served the Washington State Legislature for more than 20 years. She was the first Democratic woman in the Legislature to hold the position of Senate … » More …

Chancellor Dengerink receives leadership award
February 25, 2009

Chancelor Hal Dengerink

VANCOUVER – WSU Vancouver Chancellor Hal Dengerink received the Council for Advancement and Support of Education District VIII Leadership Award in recognition of his many achievements as a visionary and successful leader. The ceremony on Friday, Feb. 20, was held in Seattle.

Dengerink serves as a catalyst for the university’s growth, adding high-tech programs and expanding undergraduate enrollment in fall 2006—making WSU Vancouver the only full-fledged four year institution in Southwest Washington.

“Several people taught me that the most important principle is: do what is best for the organization or institution … » More …

Chancellor discusses women in leadership
October 31, 2008

RICHLAND — A series of monthly events highlighting women’s achievements in the professional world continues Nov. 7 at WSU Tri-Cities. 

Vicky L. Carwein is the next Women In Leadership speaker. She will talk about her leadership experience and provide suggestions for professional development strategies. Her presentation starts at 12 p.m. in the West Building Atrium, 2710 University Drive, Richland. Admission is free and open to the public. The event is coordinated by students in the WSU Tri-Cities Business Club.

Carwein has been Chancellor of WSU Tri-Cities since September 2006. She arrived shortly after the campus received Legislative authority to expand into a full, four-year … » More …

Chancellor’s seminars highlight global change
January 28, 2008

WSU Vancouver is launching a new lunchtime presentation titled the Chancellor’s Seminar Series, running 12-1:30 p.m. Fridays March 7,  April 4, and May 16 in the Firstenburg Student Commons.

Ticket price for each seminar is $30 per person, including lunch and parking, or $80 all three seminars. For more information and to register, go ONLINE @ and, or call 360/546-9600.

“The Chancellor’s Seminar Series offers an outstanding lineup of speakers from within the WSU community of experts – along with national experts from outside of our institution — to address issues impacting Clark County residents,” said WSU Vancouver Chancellor … » More …

Westfield College president named chancellor at Tri-Cities
June 14, 2006

TRI-CITIES – , the president of Westfield (Mass.) State College,Vicky L. Carwein has been named the new chancellor of Washington State University Tri-Cities. “I am very excited about Vicky Carwein joining the WSU team,” said WSU President V. Lane Rawlins. “Her leadership in the Tri-Cities will help us set a path for the future, with that campus as a great community asset and a major part of one of the nation’s leading research universities. We are very fortunate to have located a person with her skills, background and energy.” Carwein became Westfield State College’s first woman president in June 2004. She previously served as the … » More …

Tri-Cities chancellor search committee invites comment
October 14, 2005

The search for a new WSU Tri-Cities chancellor will be discussed by co-chairs of the search committee, WSU Vancouver Chancellor Hal Dengerink and Kennewick School District Superintendent Paul Rosier, 10-11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, in the East Building auditorium at WSU Tri-Cities.Committee members are seeking input from the university community as they craft a position description and develop the search process.

The search is on for WSU Tri-Cities chancellor
October 4, 2005

The Tri-Cities Chancellor Search Committee will meet on Tuesday, Oct. 18 to discuss the search for WSU Tri-Cities Chancellor. The meeting is open to the public.Meeting attendees will include co-chairs of the Tri-Cities Chancellor Search Committee, WSU Vancouver Chancellor Hal Dengerink, Kennewick School District Superintendent Paul Rosier and other committee members.The Chancellor Search Committee seeks input from the campus community as they craft a position description and develop the search process. This forum will meet from 10-11:30 a.m. on Oct. 18 in the East Building Auditorium on the WSU Tri-Cities campus. Coffee and refreshments will be served.For more information, contact Ginger Druffel at