Oct. 15: Deadline to nominate next common reading book

By Beverly Makhani, Undergraduate Education PULLMAN, Wash. – Nominations of books about leadership and social justice will be accepted through Oct. 15 for the 2016-17 common reading used by students in first-year classes at Washington State University.

Rawlins dialogue available Friday online

President V. Lane Rawlins, in his public dialogue on March 22, told faculty and staff that support for WSU and its statewide mission is building. “From Prosser to Seattle to the urban campuses in Tri-Cities, Spokane and Vancouver,” Rawlins said, “there is a palpable excitement in the air as people embrace WSU’s mission as a […]

Provost hosts dialogue

An update on university and academic topics will be presented by Robert Bates, provost and executive vice president, at his university dialogue at noon Tuesday, Oct. 24, in Smith CUE 518. His anticipated topics will include: • Preparation for WSU’s 10-year accreditation review.• Developments in research, scholarship and the arts. Questions and comments will be […]

President Rawlins’ dialogue, e-mail message now online

During his recent Dialogue, President V. Lane Rawlins discussed:* the importance of Washington State University to the state.* WSU’s inclusion among the nation’s top research universities with “very high research” activity in the new Carnegie Classifications.* strengthening our undergraduate and graduate programs.* aspects of planning and budgeting.. If you were unable to attend Rawlins’ dialogue, a recorded videostream version […]

President to address many topics March 7

President V. Lane Rawlins will host his spring semester dialogue with the WSU community at noon Tuesday, March 7, in the Regency Room on the second floor of the CUB. Among the topics he plans to address are:• Academic initiatives• Private fund raising• Government relations• University funding and budgetsQuestions will be taken after the presentation. […]

WSU Vancouver to host ‘Are We Safer in the Dark?’

WSU Vancouver will host “Are We Safer in the Dark?,” a Sunshine Week dialogue on open government and secrecy Monday, March 13 at 10 a.m., in the Student Services Building, Room 110.Moderated by Geneva Overholster, endowed chair from the Missouri School of Journalism, the event strives to raise awareness around the importance of openness in […]

Provost to discuss research, academic realignment

Academic realignment, administrative structure, research and education are among the topics to be addressed by WSU Provost Robert Bates as he hosts a dialogue with the university community at noon Tuesday, Oct. 25, in CUB 123. Bates will make a presentation and then welcome questions from the audience. A live videostream will be available on […]

Provost’s dialogue set for Feb. 15

Faculty, staff and students are welcome to participate in the dialogue with Provost Robert Bates at noon Tuesday, Feb. 15, either in person at the CUB Cascade Rooms or via Web videostreaming. He will begin with reports on several academic topics.  These includeinitiatives in graduate education and the current work reviewing academicrealignment. The dialogue can […]