PULLMAN, Wash. – Seven faculty members are being sought to serve on the Faculty Senate’s Committee on Committees.
PULLMAN — Corinne Mantle-Bromley, interim associate dean for WSU’s College of Education, has accepted a nomination to serve on the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education’s (AACTE) Committee on Research and Dissemination.
AACTE is an alliance of educator preparation programs that promotes learning for students in preschool through 12th grade. The Committee on Research and Dissemination works to develop the association’s research agenda and create effective strategies for distributing the findings. Committee members also serve on the Journal of Teacher Education’s editorial board.
Mantle-Bromley will serve a three-year term, starting in March. Before being named interim dean, she was chair of WSU’s … » More …
PULLMAN — The WSU Martin Luther King Jr. Distinguished Award Committee is seeking nominations for the 2009 MLK Distinguished Service Award for staff, students and community individuals or groups.
The MLK Distinguished Service Awards will recognize nominees who have demonstrated extraordinary contributions in continuing the work of Martin Luther King and who excel in the advancement of diversity through innovative and effective programs, service or outreach for staff, students or the WSU community.
Criteria for the awards, nomination forms and instructions can be found at http://www.thedivision.wsu.edu/. The deadline to submit applications is Dec. 30.
Felicia Gaskins, Martin Luther King Distinguished Award Committee chair, said … » More …
The Administrative/Professional Advisory Council is currently accepting applications for new council member positions. Appointments are for a three-year term starting July 1, 2008.
Applications may be submitted through the APAC web site at www.apac.wsu.edu.
Applications are due April 30.
PULLMAN – The Board of Regents of WSU will be asked to approve establishment of the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication and the School of Global Animal Health at the board’s regular meeting to be held at 9 a.m. Friday at Room 120 of the Consolidated Information Center on the Tri-Cities campus.
The agenda for the meeting is available at http://regents.wsu.edu/meeting-materials/200802Agenda.pdf
The plan to elevate the Murrow School to stand-alone college status was announced in January. The school has previously been part of the College of Liberal Arts. The change, which was endorsed by a group of communications deans who visited the school … » More …
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 …
SPOKANE – Following the recommendations of a panel comprised of academic and community experts, nurse practitioners at WSU will develop a clinical practice contract with one or more existing clinics in Spokane. This action will allow the nurse practitioners to continue to offer services within the community, but without the administrative responsibilities of operating a clinic.
Subsequently, the People’s Clinic will stop taking new patients at the end of February and will phase out its operation by May 15, 2008.
“A key recommendation of the committee was that the nurse practitioners should continue their legacy of clinical service in the Spokane community rather … » More …