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College of Medicine class profile gives glimpse into medical education need

By Christina VerHeul, Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

Elson S. Floyd_College_of_Medicine logoSPOKANE, Wash. – A new profile of the WSU Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine charter class shows it is comprised of a strong percentage of women, low socioeconomic status and first generation students. » More …

Numbers offer map to treasured enrollment mix

Vicki McCracken is an unabashed number cruncher. A data wizard whose challenge is to help Washington State University’s administration navigate a course to achieve its enrollment and strategic goals.In late January, she was named WSU’s associate vice president and associate vice provost for enrollment services, with a primary reporting line to Student Affairs and a secondary reporting line to the Provost of Academic Affairs. To say the least, it’s a key position that will chart a course determining WSU’s future student demographics — academic standings, diversity, majors, gender.“I like to think big picture, not just what it means to us,” says McCracken… “I want to … » More …