By J. Adrian Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – When history professor Orlan Svingen encouraged nontraditional student Janet Creighton to complete her doctorate at Washington State University in the 1990s, he had no idea that she and her husband are philanthropists and longtime generous supporters of WSU.
By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – A national defense official will speak about the policies and cutting edge science that drive the U.S. nuclear deterrence program at 2 p.m. Friday, April 17, in Smith CUE 518 at Washington State University. A 1:30 p.m. reception will precede the free, public Creighton […]
KENNEWICK, Wash. – William D. Ruckelshaus, the first administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, will head a list of luminaries who will discuss collaborative problem solving and the services provided by the William D. Ruckelshaus Center. The discussion will take place at the Tri-City Development Council Membership Luncheon at 11:30 a.m., Dec. 9, at the […]
PULLMAN — A $3 million gift from John W. (Jack) and Janet M. Creighton will create the Corps of Discovery Endowed Chair in the Department of History at Washington State University. Interest from the gift will also fund symposia, travel and graduate study related to the history of the American West. “By thoughtfully establishing the […]