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President’s column: Provost search under way

PULLMAN, Wash. – President Elson S. Floyd has formed a search committee for WSU provost and welcomes nominations of candidates from within and without Washington State University. Read more in his latest Perspectives column at

Veteran faculty members join WSU provost’s office

Austin Rose PULLMAN, Wash. – Long-time Professors Erica Austin and Jerman Rose are the newest additions to the Washington State University provost’s office, as a result of recent appointments by Interim Provost Dan Bernardo. “Both Dr. Austin and Dr. Rose are leaders within their fields of expertise nationally, their colleges and the university,” Bernardo said. […]

Provost announces 2009-10 Faculty Awards Program

PULLMAN – The provost is seeking nominations by Oct. 9 for the 2009-10 Faculty Awards Program. “Our university’s theme, ’World Class.  Face to Face,’ clearly reflects our superb faculty and their exemplary efforts,” wrote Provost Warwick Bayly in a recent memo. “The awards are designed to honor those faculty members who epitomize the highest levels […]

Dropped class list ready soon for comment

A complete list of courses proposed to be dropped as a result of WSU’s academic affairs program prioritization (A2P2) is expected to be available for university review by mid-December.   Larry James, associate executive vice president, is negotiating with colleges this week about contested courses. He plans to complete the review and have the dropped […]

Welcome reception for new Provost

Please join the University community in welcoming new Provost and Executive Vice President, Steven L. Hoch. A Welcome Reception for Dr. Hoch and his wife, Eeva, will be held on Thursday, June 5, from 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. at the Lewis Alumni Centre Great Hall. For more information, please contact Karen Fischer at 509-335-6665.

Provost’s progress report online

“During this academic year, we have been working on three equally important and parallel efforts that ultimately will have a significant impact on the future of WSU. The first is updating our Strategic Plan.  The second is Academic Affairs Program Prioritization (AAPP).  The third is preparation for our 10-year reaccreditation by the Northwest Commission on Colleges […]