Ruckelshaus recipient of Presidential Medal of Freedom

WASHINGTON – William Ruckelshaus, chair of the board of a conflict resolution center named for him at Washington State University/University of Washington, joins Barbra Streisand, Willie Mays and others as recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country’s highest civilian honor.

Ruckelshaus Center to be featured at TRIDEC lunch

KENNEWICK, Wash. – William D. Ruckelshaus, the first administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, will head a list of luminaries who will discuss collaborative problem solving and the services provided by the William D. Ruckelshaus Center. The discussion will take place at the Tri-City Development Council Membership Luncheon at 11:30 a.m., Dec. 9, at the […]

Ruckelshaus urges graduates to become forces for change

PULLMAN–William D. Ruckelshaus, who has compiled an impressive record of public service at the highest levels of government, urged Washington State University  graduates to become positive forces for political  change during his commencement address on the Pullman campus Saturday. “What really must commence today is your journey as a citizen  your willingness to change and […]

Ruckelshaus to speak at Dec. 9 commencement

PULLMAN-– Williams D. Ruckelshaus will speak at Washington State University’s fall 2006 commencement set for 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9 in Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum. Ruckelshaus is well known for his service at the highest levels of federal government by presidential appointment. In the 1970s, he was the first head of the Environmental Protection Agency. […]

WSU-UW policy consensus center renamed

Bill Ruckelshaus believes that the best approach to tackling tough policy issues is more democracy, in other words informing and involving more people in addressing the issues that affect their lives. In 2003, Ruckelshaus worked with the presidents of Washington State University and the University of Washington not only to establish a joint program to […]

Salmon recovery and democracy discussed

The success of local decision-making in salmon recovery in Washington will be the topic of a campuswide lecture by William D. Ruckelshaus, the first and fifth administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and current chairman of the Washington Salmon Recovery Funding Board. “There is a massive experiment in democracy going on in our state, […]