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News topics — Life and death wheat gene; Climate research
June 5, 2007

Following are links to several recent media articles regarding WSU faculty and staff, or addressing issues in higher education. To see a full article, just click on the live URL link.* New York Times — ”A perennial search for perfect wheat,” in which WSU geneticist Stephen Jones sees a simple answer to life-and death issue, http://www.nytimes.com/2007/06/05/science/05wheat.html?ex=1181707200&en=e92d03f4efcbf71d&ei=5070&emc=eta1* The Science Coalition — Features article on ”WSU receives $900,000 EPA grant for climate change research,”  http://www.sciencecoalition.org/showContent.cfm?id=335&section=briefingroom&pageName=University%20Science%20Today  (see longer version on WSU Today online)* KNDO, KNDU-TV — EWU selling downtown Spokane center to move to joint WSU campus, http://www.kndo.com/Global/story.asp?S=6607639&nav=menu484_2* Washington CEO — Q&A with Eric Spangenberg, dean … » More …

Rose appointed associate dean
April 3, 2006

College of Business Dean Eric Spangenberg has announced the appointment of Jerman Rose to associate dean, with responsibilities including undergraduate programs, international business, and entrepreneurship initiatives.”Dr. Rose brings tremendous experience and expertise to the role,” said Spangenberg. “I am delighted he has agreed to serve the institution in this capacity. Jerman is an acclaimed teacher with significant international experience and contacts. His experience teaching, researching, and practicing entrepreneurship will be invaluable as he explores ways to elevate entrepreneurial and international initiatives within the College of Business and across Washington State University. Both undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as our external constituencies, will benefit from … » More …

Business and Economics names new college dean
June 9, 2005

PULLMAN — Eric Spangenberg has accepted the post of Dean of the College of Business and Economics.  He served as associate dean for faculty affairs and research since 2002 and most recently as senior associate dean of the College.  Len Jessup, former dean, was recently named president of the Washington State University Foundation and vice president for university development.”I am very pleased that Eric Spangenberg has agreed to serve as dean of the College of Business and Economics (CBE),” said Robert Bates, Provost and Academic Vice President. “He was very instrumental in guiding the college through the recent accreditation review which involved significant refinement of college … » More …

Len Jessup appointed as president of Foundation
May 27, 2005

PULLMAN — Len Jessup, who was named acting president of the Washington State University Foundation and acting vice president for university development in March, has been appointed to those roles on a permanent basis.WSU President V. Lane Rawlins made the announcement Friday (May 27) at the foundation’s spring board meeting in Walla Walla.“We are very fortunate to have, within our own midst, what I consider to be the perfect choice for the vice presidency of development. Len has shown ability to lead, inspire and create, and he already has a good working relationship with many of our major donors,” Rawlins said.“In … » More …