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WSU names new associate dean of Honors College

PULLMAN – Carol Anelli has been named associate dean of the Honors College. Anelli is an entomologist, award-winning teacher, and longtime Honors College faculty member and administrator.    “Her unparalleled expertise in both undergraduate instruction and curriculum assessment makes her the perfect candidate to support the college’s efforts to take honors to the next level,” said […]

Walker moves from interim to permanent dean

PULLMAN – Elizabeth A. (Libby) Walker has been named to the permanent position of dean of the Honors College. She has served as interim dean of the college since July 2007. Walker served the college as interim dean for nearly two years, and was previously associate dean (2004-2007) and assistant dean (1996-2004). ““Libby Walker has done […]

German culture topic of annual Honors College lecture

Modern German culture is the topic of the 30th annual Honors College Invited Lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 26, in the Honors Hall lounge. Rachel Halverson, associate professor of German in the Department of Foreign Languages and Cultures, will speak on “Selected Memories, Selective Memories: Navigating German Culture in the 21st Century.” Presenters of […]

Honors College hosts regional conference

PULLMAN – WSU students and faculty will present some of their finest work this week in Spokane as the WSU Honors College hosts the Western Regional Honors Council (WRHC) Conference at the Davenport Hotel March 5-7.   Eleven Honors College students are among the undergraduates selected to showcase their research, scholarship and creative work at […]

Honors college hosts regional conference

Associate dean of research and graduate programs, M. Grant Norton PULLMAN—The WSU Honors College will host the 36th annual Western Regional Honors Council conference March 5-7, 2009 at the Davenport Hotel in Spokane, Wash.  Registration for the event is already open.   “We are deeply honored to welcome honors students and faculty from 126 universities […]

Shier joins Honors Council

PULLMAN — WSU administrator David Shier is the newest member of the Honors Council, according to an announcement by Honors Dean Libby Walker. “The Honors Council provides valuable leadership for our program.  We certainly appreciate the input received from each member and are particularly pleased that Professor Shier, who has a long association with the […]

WSU Honors College awards faculty, students

Three Washington State University professors and two graduating seniors received top awards from the Honors College at ceremonies Friday, May 4. The winning students were nominated by their honors faculty. Recognized for his contributions as an outstanding thesis adviser was Gerald Berthiaume, associate professor of music and director of the School of Music and Theatre […]

Mary Wack named interim director of OUE

PULLMAN — Mary Wack, dean of the university’s Honors College, has been named the interim director for the Office of Undergraduate Education. Wack will continue to serve in her current role as dean of the Honors College. Her new duties began July 1.“I am very pleased that Dean Wack has accepted the opportunity to lead the Office of Undergraduate Education in its […]