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Len Jessup named acting president of foundation

Len Jessup, who has served as dean of the College of Business and Economics at Washington State University since July 2002, has been named acting president of the WSU Foundation and acting vice president for university development.Jessup will take over for Richard Frisch, who announced last month that he would be leaving the foundation to […]

Foundation president leaving for Boise State University

Richard L. Frisch, who has served as president of the Washington State University Foundation and WSU vice president of development since May 2002, has been named vice president for university advancement at Boise State University.His appointment, which was announced by Boise State University President Bob Kustra, is subject to approval by the Idaho State Board […]

New appreciation, vision for WSU Spokane

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,And sorry I could not travel bothAnd be one traveler, long I stoodAnd looked down one as far as I couldTo where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the other, as just as fair,And having perhaps the better claim,Because it was grassy and wanted wear…— From “The Road […]

WSU President Rawlins hosts community conversation Nov. 10

Washington State University President V. Lane Rawlins will host a communitywide forum on the north Richland campus at 7 p.m.Wednesday, Nov. 10, in the East Building Auditorium. The forum is designed to solicit community comments on the university’s plans for the future development of the Tri-Cities campus and the academic programs it offers. WSU Tri-Cities […]

Director of development named for undergraduate education

Rueben A. Mayes has been named the first director of development for the Washington State University Office of Undergraduate Education, effective August 10.  Included in his responsibilities will be providing leadership for development initiatives in the Office of Undergraduate Education, Honors College and Summer Session.“We are pleased that Rueben Mayes has agreed to fill this […]

Food science students win product development contest

A team of food science students, led by Stephanie Clark, assistant professor of food science have won first prize in the inaugural Danisco Knowledge Award product development contest. Elly Soeryapranata and  Dewi Scott, both graduate students, and  Jennifer Smith, an undergraduate, share a $10,000 first prize. Their winning entry was Yosha (pronounced yo-shay). Yosha is […]

WSU Vancouver nabs grant for development in education

VANCOUVER, Wash. — Washington State University Vancouver has been awarded a grant worth more than $346,000 by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. Working with Educational Service District 112 and six school districts, WSU Vancouver faculty members David Slavit and Tamara Nelson will use the grant to focus on professional development for science and […]

Network integrates ed, research, economics

Imagine a virtual research and development (R&D) lab that will enhance regional economic development and educational advancement. The Virtual Possibilities Network (VPnet) is just such an initiative. It will encourage regional collaboration on projects among higher education, medical, business and government communities. The network itself will consist of 200 miles of optic fiber connecting higher […]