Report cites WSU minority enrollment, graduation rates

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University’s progress in enrolling and helping to promote the academic success of underrepresented minority students was cited Wednesday in a national report issued by The Education Trust, a Washington D.C.-based nonprofit organization focused on reducing achievement gaps.

Office trades in Lighty sparks open house

PULLMAN – Several offices in the Division of Student Affairs, Equity and Diversity recently traded spaces and will host an open house from 2-4 p.m.,  Tuesday, February 17.    Appetizers will be served in Lighty 180 and dessert in Lighty 260 during the open house.   The following have traded spaces:   – Center for Advising […]

Reorganization spurs new name and planning

Michael J. Tate’s start to summer has been anything but relaxing since new WSU President Elson S. Floyd announced last week that the Division of Student Affairs would join the Office of Equity and Diversity to forge a new administrative area. Tate, vice president for Equity and Diversity, will assumed leadership of both areas on June […]

Tate to take on additional role as vp of Student Affairs

PULLMAN – Michael J. Tate, who has served as vice president for the Office of Equity and Diverity at Washington State University since September 2004, now will also serve as vice president for Student Affairs for the university. In making the announcement, WSU President Elson S. Floyd said the positions are complementary ones and that Tate’s […]

Workshop aims to improve diversity recruitment

PULLMAN – Raúl Sánchez, director of the Center for Human Rights (CHR) at Washington State University, said he is often asked to provide people with the tools necessary to diversify their workplace. While most WSU leaders want to increase diversity among their faculty and staff ranks, many do not know how to do it effectively. […]