Cougar baseball discounts for employees

Washington’s annual May celebration of public employees will include discounted tickets to Cougar baseball, as well as recognition of WSU employees. Public Service Recognition Week, May 5-8, will include recognition events in Spokane, Vancouver, the Tri-Cities, Seattle and Olympia (see here). WSU employees who have reached 40 years of service will receive a certificate from […]

Dillman selected for federal committee

PULLMAN – Don A. Dillman, Regents Professor and the Thomas S.Foley Distinguished Professor of Government and Public Policy in the Departments of Community and Rural Sociology and Sociology and the Social and Economic Sciences Research Center at Washington State University, has been selected to serve on the Federal Economic Statistics Advisory Committee for the next […]

Research answers questions about questions and answers

In Don Dillman’s world, there is no such thing as a simple question. Context matters. Context always matters. How else do you explain why 70.2 percent of WSU students in one Web survey said they typically study 2.5 hours or less per day, while in answer to exactly the same question, only 28.9 percent of […]

Dr. Survey: 33 years influencing change

He’s the doctor of data collection, the sultan of surveys, the grand poobah of public opinion polls. Reality is, if you participate in a survey — whether it comes via the mail, phone or Internet — Don Dillman has probably influenced that document in some way. Dillman, for more than 30 years, has been a […]