Howard Grimes

Ph.D numbers up 9.5 percent

Howard Grimes, dean of the Graduate School, set a goal of a 5 percent increase in graduate enrollment for this semester and, if you look at the numbers he is most concerned about, WSU nearly doubled that goal. “I’m very happy with these numbers,” he said, showing a graph of new doctoral student enrollments that […]

Striving to maximize money for new graduate students

The 2005 Legislature gave WSU funding to increase new graduate student enrollment. But the state and Graduate School intend to get a much greater bang for the buck.Rather than just the 60 new positions the state funded for 2006 and 2007, Dean Howard Grimes wants the money to work as a catalyst to generate even […]

Bumper crop of athletes in Cd’A Ironman marathon

Eleven athletes from Washington State University and the Pullman-Moscow area, including two WSU Students, recently completed the Coeur d’Alene Ironman Marathon, held June 26 at the Lake City. The event is a full test of athletes’ skills and endurance, including a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike course, and a 26.2 mile run. The prestigious […]

Seminar enhances Grad School recruiting efforts

When Interim Dean Howard Grimes was named dean of Washington State University’s Graduate School last spring, he identified aggressive marketing of graduate programs as a major goal. Since then, the school has instituted and improved a variety of recruiting efforts to attract and retain top students. They include: • Expanded and newly initiated scholarships: Graduate […]

Grimes named dean

Howard Grimes, interim dean of the Graduate School since July 1, 2002, was named on April 15 to permanently fill that post. “I am very pleased that Howard Grimes has accepted the position,” said Robert Bates, provost and academic vice president. “His experience and leadership in graduate education, combined with a solid record in funded […]

Howard Grimes named interim dean of Grad School

Howard Grimes, associate director of Graduate Programs at Washington State University, has agreed to serve as interim dean of the university#s Graduate School beginning July 1. Grimes will replace dean Karen P. DePauw, who will become the vice provost for graduate studies and dean of the Graduate School at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University […]