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Business, entrepreneur leader named latest Fulbright Scholar

Jerman Rose, director of external programs for the College of Business and Economics at Washington State University, has been selected as a Fulbright Scholar with a five-month assignment to lecture at Can Tho University in Vietnam.Rose will draw on his expertise in entrepreneurship when he consults with CTU faculty about developing an entrepreneurship curriculum that will train future managers and business owners. He will also provide insights into the economic development roles of a university. A business owner himself, he has led the college’s Center for Entrepreneurial Studies since 1999, organized an award-winning local chapter of Students in Free Enterprise and teaches and lectures on … » More …

Library leader bags third Fulbright award

Laila Miletic-Vejzovic, head of Washington State University’s Manuscripts, Archives and Special Collections, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar Grant for lecturing and research in library science at the Research Library in Zadar, Croatia, during a six-month sabbatical that begins this month.Miletic-Vejzovic will initiate, develop and implement a project to provide access to the most significant collection among the Research Library’s holdings, the Dalmatica Collection. She will also initiate and develop a digital initiatives program at the same library, making access to manuscripts and photographs in hard copy and electronically readily available. In addition, she will lecture in library science at the Library School in Zadar. … » More …

Institute aims at educating, empowering women leaders

For a second year, the Women’s Resource Center at Washington State University will welcome students June 4 – 8 to the 2003 National Education for Women’s Leadership Inland Northwest Summer Institute, a program dedicated to women and public leadership. NEW Leadership focuses on women’s leadership education to empower them to become leaders who can make a difference. WSU Pullman is the host site for the Inland Northwest region. Students from community colleges and universities are invited to participate in the five-day residential institute. Approximately 36 college women will take part in the intensive training program. During the institute, students will meet with women who are … » More …

International Programs leader dies

Jan Noel, associate director of Washington State University’s Office of International Programs and head of Development Cooperation, was killed May 3, in an accident on the farm she and her husband, Jim Henson, own in Oregon.There will be a private family service on Wednesday at the ranch. Arrangements for a memorial service to be held on the WSU campus will be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made in Noel’s honor to the Jan C. Noel International Student Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 641927, Pullman, WA 99164-1927. E-mail messages may be sent to henson@wsu.edu and telephone calls … » More …

Interim leaders chosen

Several interim leaders were named this past week to fill positions that will become vacant due to upcoming retirements and outside job opportunities. Those people include: • Michael Griswold, director and professor, School of Molecular Biosciences, has accepted the position of interim dean for the College of Sciences. He begins his new position Aug. 1.Griswold joined the faculty at WSU in 1976. He has served in several administrative roles, including chair of the program in biochemistry/biophysics 1986 – 89 and 1990 – 94, acting dean of Sciences 1989 – 90 and director of the School of Molecular Biosciences since 1999.Griswold is recognized as one of … » More …