Former WSU Regent dies July 25

Robert W. (Bob) Strausz, a member of the Washington State University Board of Regents from 1973-77, died in Bellingham, July 25. Strausz was born in Yakima on Aug. 19, 1922. The Yakima High School graduate served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II and the Korean war. He earned a bachelor’s degree from […]

Governor names newest WSU regent

Washington Gov. Gary Locke has named Connie Millard Niva of Everett, a 10-year member of the Washington State Transportation Commission — three years as its chair — to Washington State University’s Board of Regents. Niva will join the board at its June 13 meeting on the Pullman campus. “I am very pleased to join the […]

Locke names student regent

Gov. Gary Locke has named Washington State University senior Jason O. Johnson as the student member of the WSU Board of Regents. Johnson, of Port Townsend, is a senior majoring in elementary education. He is the fifth WSU student regent, succeeding Darren Eastman of Renton. Johnson serves as the director of Internal Affairs for the […]