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Reception Dec. 12: ‘Renaissance librarian’ Eileen Brady retires
December 11, 2014

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

Brady-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Not every librarian can say she met Peter Graves on the set of the “Mission: Impossible” TV show during the late 1960s in Hollywood or that she helped bring an infamous book thief to justice. But Washington State University’s Eileen Brady has done both – and much more.

Editors team up to lead magazine as founder retires
November 21, 2013

steury-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State Magazine assistant editor Larry Clark and associate editor Hannelore Sudermann will take the reins of WSU’s flagship publication when founding editor Tim Steury retires at the end of December.

Sally Savage to retire from WSU
March 31, 2008

PULLMAN – Sally Savage, who has served in key administrative positions at WSU for nearly 30 years, announced today that she will retire from WSU effective March 31, 2009.

Savage, who currently serves as general counsel and acting chief human resources officer, has served WSU as vice president for university relations, vice president for advancement, vice president for administration, and as general counsel for two presidents over the course of her career.

Savage said she is making her announcement now in order to provide a transition period for reorganization for President Elson S. Floyd.  During this transition, she will serve as special assistant to the … » More …

Boehmke to retire, King named Interim Director
November 30, 2007

PULLMAN – Joan King has been named interim executive director of planning and budget for WSU, succeeding Karl Boehmke, who will retire from the executive director position on Jan. 1 after 32 years with the university.

Boehmke has served as executive director since 1999. From 1975 to 1986, Boehmke worked in the College of Business and Economics, first as administrative assistant to the dean and then as college finance officer. In 1986, he moved to the budget office.

“I feel extremely … » More …

Rawlins to retire June 2007; three goals for final year
July 28, 2006

PULLMAN – Washington State University President V. Lane Rawlins, who has led his institution’s drive for educational and research excellence for more than six years, announced today, July 28, that he will retire from the post effective June 2007.The ninth president of WSU, Rawlins assumed the presidency in June 2000. He informed the university’s Board of Regents this week of his decision to retire.“I am very grateful for the opportunity extended by the Board of Regents to have these years as president,” Rawlins said. “It has been my good fortune to work with splendid faculty, staff, students, alumni and many supporters who are ensuring WSU’s stature … » More …

Karl Boehmke returning as budget, planning director
June 20, 2006

Karl Boehmke will resume his duties as executive director of budget and planning for Washington State University on Sept. 1, President V. Lane Rawlins has announced.Boehmke retired from the university on May 1. Having completed more than 30 years of full-time service at WSU, he had reached the highest level of retirement benefits possible under the PERS 1 retirement system.“I am pleased that Karl has agreed to return,” Rawlins said. “Our ability to direct resources to our highest priorities and strategic goals requires the expertise and leadership that Karl has provided.” At the time Boehmke retired, Rawlins said he hoped to reach an agreement with Boehmke … » More …

Budget chief Karl Boehmke retires May 1, after 30 years
May 1, 2006

Karl Boehmke, executive director of planning and budgeting for Washington State University, retired on May 1 after more than 30 years of service. Joan King, associate budget director, has been appointed interim budget director, President V. Lane Rawlins announced.Boehmke has been executive director of planning and budgeting since August 1999. He joined the university’s central budget office as assistant budget director in 1986 and became director in 1989.  He came to WSU’s College of Business in 1975 where he was administrative assistant to the dean and then finance and administrative officer from 1979 to 1986.Rawlins said he hopes to negotiate a future agreement with Boehmke … » More …

Detlor announces retirement as dean of College of Nursing
February 3, 2006

Dorothy Detlor, who has served as dean of the Washington State Intercollegiate College of Nursing for more than eight years, has announced that she will retire from that position on Sept. 1, 2006.”Dr. Detlor has served the university well in her leadership role,” said Provost Robert C. Bates. “She is a leader in nursing and health care related issues across the state as well as nationally. During her years in the role of dean, she has led the college as it extended its program offerings across the state, increased its student numbers by about 65 percent, expanded its focus on research and evidenced-based practice and … » More …

College news writer receives ACE Award
June 18, 2004

Terence L. Day, lead news writer in Washington State University’s College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences, will receive the ACE Professional Award on June 23 at the annual meeting of the Association for Communication Excellence.The award is the highest recognition given by the association to one of its members. The award recognizes excellence and professionalism and is based on achievements over an extended period of time.Day, who will retire June 30 after more than 31 years at WSU, has won numerous honors over the years, including the ACE Writing for Excellence Award and the ACE Outstanding Professional Skill Award for Writing.He has been … » More …