By Lorraine Nelson, WSU Spokane SPOKANE, Wash. – Former Washington State University President Elson S. Floyd received posthumously today the newly created Spokane Citizen Impact Award to recognize his contributions to the city of Spokane. He is the first recipient, and the award will be named after him to become the Elson Floyd Impact Award.
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.
By Terren Roloff, WSU Spokane SPOKANE, Wash. – Avista Corp. has contributed $25,000 to the Dr. Elson S. Floyd Medical Education Founders Fund to honor the memory of the late Washington State University president’s vision and courage.
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.
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.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University President Elson S. Floyd has announced the appointment of three key administrative leaders to reflect the institution’s growing scope of public, private and governmental partnerships.
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 […]
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 […]