September 24, 2015
ROME, Ga. – Darlington School on Wednesday named a lakeside area where the national flag is displayed in memory of Elson S. Floyd, the Washington State University president who died in June. Floyd was the first black graduate, in 1974, of the private, college-preparatory day and boarding school in Rome.
August 19, 2015
PULLMAN, Wash. – The fall calendar is filling quickly and there are several events in the coming weeks you’ll want to put on your schedule. Also, there are some notable changes on the technology front that will streamline communication, enhance teaching and learning, and improve efficiency.
August 17, 2015
PULLMAN, Wash. – A universitywide celebration of the life and legacy of President Elson S. Floyd will be 3-5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, in Beasley Coliseum. It will be live streamed and viewable at Martin Stadium, the CUB Auditorium and on the Web.
September 8, 2009
PULLMAN – WSU’s president is back in the classroom.
Elson S. Floyd is teaching a weekly, three-hour graduate seminar this fall. It is something he has done at each of the four other universities where he served as president or vice president. During last spring’s intense discussions about how to cope with sharply declining state revenues, he decided to teach again.
“I knew that we were going to have to ask everyone to do more with less. For some faculty, that meant teaching an additional section. And I believe very much in leadership by example,” he said. “So my very complicated schedule has … » More …
May 5, 2009
President Elson S. Floyd, in an open online letter, encouraged faculty and staff to review the preliminary budget plan details and provide feedback.
He also addressed three budget-related issues that have been circulating in the media, regarding:
A minimum 90-day notice to all eligible employees whose jobs will be eliminated due to the budget cuts
Providing students, whose major programs might ultimately be eliminated, with a reasonable time frame (at present approximately two years) in which to earn their degree in that major.
No WSU Extension county offices located throughout the state will be eliminated in the preliminary budget … » More …