PULLMAN, Wash. Recently elevated from a school to a college, the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University will open its doors Homecoming weekend with a celebration for alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends.
WSU Provost Robert C. Bates has announced that Erica Austin has accepted the position of dean of the newly established Edward R. Murrow College of Communication, effective July 1.
Austin “has been instrumental in leading the transition of the former school to its new college status,” said Bates. “She brings a wealth of experience in the field of communication that will benefit all dimensions of the college, both basic and professional dimensions, as it builds for the future.”
Austin has served as interim director and professor of the school of communication since August 2006 and director of the Consortium for the Study of Communication and … » More …