Twelve faculty form new undergraduate research council

PULLMAN – A set of 12 professors from seven Washington State University colleges have formed the school’s first Undergraduate Research Faculty Council. “We are counting on the members to help us define ‘what is research?’ in terms of the undergraduate experience at WSU,” says David Bahr, director of Undergraduate Research, a core unit in the Office […]

Honors College adds three professors to council

Professors Raymond Sun, Ursula Mazur and Bintong Chen have been added to the Honors Council of the WSU Honors College.Sun is an associate professor of history, Mazur a professor of chemistry and materials science and Chen a professor of management and operations.“These faculty members have been strong supporters of our honors students and in their […]

Widening salary gap may demand cuts

The Faculty Senate recently completed a faculty salary study, comparing Washington State University’s pay levels with those of 19 peer universities. The conclusion, said Robert Rosenman, professor of economics who chaired the study committee, is that WSU faculty are “horribly underpaid.”WSU President V. Lane Rawlins and Faculty Senate President Chuck Pezeshki agree.“We fell from about […]