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Floyd on national panel aiding Ohio State with search

PULLMAN, Wash. – Ohio State University will convene a panel of five national higher education leaders to help select its next president, and the group includes Washington State University President Elson S. Floyd. “This is truly an all-star assembly of leaders in American higher education,” said moderator Richard Chait, professor emeritus at the Harvard Graduate […]

Director chosen for national diversity/inclusion task force

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University’s Turea Erwin has been appointed to serve a two-year term on a national diversity task force organized by the American Association of University Women (AAUW). Erwin, director of WSU’s Women’s Resource Center, will provide leadership on AAUW’s Diversity and Inclusion Task Force. The group will evaluate AAUW programs and […]

Community college promotes higher education

YAKIMA — Yakima Valley Community College Outreach and Multicultural Student Services department, in collaboration with WSU, will host “You & WSU” from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 28, in YVCC’s Hopf Student Union Building. This outreach event promotes higher education to Yakima and the surrounding community. It will target first generation students. Offering […]

Regents hear report on budget, tuition

The Board of Regents heard reports on the recently passed state higher education budget and the university’s upcoming budget-reduction plan at a special meeting held Wednesday. The Washington Legislature has approved a biennial budget that includes a net reduction of $54.16 million, or 10.38 percent, in WSU’s state allocation for the biennium. It is built […]

Poster presentation of higher ed. history

A fundamental premise of Michael Pavel’s history of higher education course is that “American higher education cannot be adequately understood, nor can informed decisions be made, without the benefit of a historical perspective.” Tonight, graduate students in his ED AD 572 class will be giving poster presentations on the history of myriad topics and issues […]

College of Edu. hosts graduate school open house

PULLMAN – The WSU College of Education will host an open house on Thursday, Nov. 29, for those interested in graduate programs in such fields as teaching, counseling, school administration, higher education administration, and sport management. Students or graduates from any major are invited to the event, which will be held from 9 a.m. to […]