President’s column: WSU fosters innovation, prosperity

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University was created to be an engaged university. A critical part of our land-grant heritage is active partnership with communities, businesses, industry and stakeholders with an eye toward increasing quality of life and economic prosperity.

New Perspectives

Recent headlines tell the story. Instances of workplace violence and bullying are increasing in frequency and intensity in the corporate world, the military, schools, and yes, in universities.   Read the full perspectives here.

Perspectives: WSU Class of 2013-14 Is Large, Diverse

Fall semester classes started August 19 on Washington State University campuses throughout the state. It is great to see both new and returning students making their way around campus again!   While we don’t have official numbers yet, we are on track to have another large freshman class this year, nearly 4,000 again, which would be […]

New Perspectives: WOW for students

Washington State University’s Week of Welcome is in full gear! With the help of family and friends, students are moving into residence halls, fraternity and sorority houses, and off-campus apartments. In Pullman, the Bookie is busy, and Pullman Transit buses are full. Similar events are happening at our campuses in Vancouver, Spokane and the Tri […]

New Perspectives Column

President Elson S. Floyd discusses the state budget talks and the upcoming special legislative session in a new Perspectives column. You can read it at

New Perspectives column

President Elson S. Floyd extends his best wishes for the upcoming holiday season in a new Perspectives column. You can read it at