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

WSU Libraries changing to shared system for online holdings searches, borrowing, more access

PULLMAN, Wash. – Patrons of Washington State University Libraries soon will use a single search box to find journals, books and digitized collections. Users will see other improvements, too, including access to some 9 million titles and 26 million resources from 36 other higher education institutions.

Three science dean candidates to visit in August

PULLMAN – Three finalists for the position of dean of the WSU College of Science will be separately visiting the Pullman campus in August.   The three candidates are Ellen Fisher, professor and department chair of Chemistry at Colorado State University; Daryll DeWald, professor and department head of Biology at Utah State University; and Peter […]

Current happenings

Hamlin named a Guggenheim fellow Will Hamlin, a professor of English, has been named a 2008 Guggenheim Fellow by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation in New York City. He is one of 190 artists, scientists and scholars to receive a 2008 Guggenheim; successful candidates were chosen from more than 2,600 applicants.  “I’m deeply honored […]

Presidential search reveals stature

During the recent search for Washington State University’s new president, committee members were reminded of the university’s growing national reputation. More than 15 candidates, including presidents and provosts from major universities across the United States, were interviewed. By their presence and by their comments, those well-connected administrators provided a window into the ephemeral world of […]

Carson named to presidential search advisory committee

Scott E. Carson, president and chief executive officer of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, has been named as the 20th member of the Washington State University presidential search advisory committee. Carson’s appointment was announced Thursday, Oct 5, by the Board of Regents Chair Kenneth Alhadeff. “Scott Carson is a most accomplished and supportive alumnus of WSU. He […]

Regent Stone to lead presidential search committee

PULLMAN – Rafael Stone, a member of the Washington State University Board of Regents since 2000, will chair the search committee seeking a successor to President V. Lane Rawlins.Rawlins, who has served as WSU’s president since 2000, last month announced that he plans to retire in June 2007.Stone will be joined on the search committee […]

Libraries names four finalists for director position

The search committee has named four finalists for the position of new director of WSU Libraries. Candidates will visit the WSU-Pullman campus in April to interview. Faculty and staff are invited to attend the open sessions, which will be announced through WSU Announcements after schedules are finalized. The four candidates are: Scott Walter, Roxanne Sellberg, […]

Update on five top leadership position searches

Five top positions at Washington State University are in the search process, and it is anticipated that new leaders will be in place by the Fall 2005 semester.Three finalists have been selected for one of the searches: the dean of the College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences. They are expected to visit WSU […]