By Kathy Barnard, WSU News PULLMAN, Wash. – Following more than 20 feedback sessions with faculty and staff, a revised draft of Washington State University’s strategic plan for the next five years is available at http://strategicplan.wsu.edu/2014/draft.html.
By Kathy Barnard, WSU News PULLMAN, Wash. – A draft of Washington State University’s strategic plan for the next five years is circulating for feedback among faculty, staff, student leaders and other stakeholders throughout the institution.
During what he called the most difficult day in his 15 years of serving as a president of universities, WSU President Elson S. Floyd on Friday answered questions with Provost Warwick Bayly in a press conference and a later public session about the preliminary budget-reduction plan announced earlier in the day. Floyd said the plan […]
Chida Don’t talk to Meriem Chida about a disconnect between academia and the “real world.” An assistant professor of apparel merchandising, she is determined that each of her courses be anchored by a problem that someone in the real world is trying to solve. “I’m a strong advocate of bringing reality to the students,” […]
Measuring what university students know or are capable of doing professionally when they graduate is a controversial issue, but several forces are driving a renewed national push for testing student outcomes on the college level. A few of those forces include pressure from employers, rising college costs and President George W. Bush’s desire to bring […]