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Strategic plan review seeks your input

With the review of the WSU strategic plan under way this semester, your input is needed to assure that all voices are heard. Response to the survey ONLINE @ www.provost.wsu.edu  has been brisk, but more input is desired.   For comments from the provost on this effort, please see the Sept. 19 Perspectives, ONLINE @ […]

Reviewing, renewingWSU’s Strategic Plan

From time to time, I will turn over the Perspectives column space to others, either inside or outside the university community, who have an important point of view to share about an issue that impacts Washington State University. This week, Robert Bates, provost and executive vice president, is writing about an important university-wide effort – […]

WSU funding programs emphasize university research

The WSU Office of Research is providing research-related funding in response to the WSU Strategic Plan’s emphasis on enhancing university research. Three funding programs will allow researchers to branch out in their research ventures, including:*The WSU Technology Gap Fund Program focuses on furthering the development of WSU innovations with commercial potential, but may need additional […]

Looking back, looking ahead

You might say that the 2005-06 year will be President V. Lane Rawlins’ golden year at Washington State University. Rawlins, who will turn 68 on Nov. 30, began work at the university in ’68 as a faculty member in the Department of Economics. No, he hasn’t been at WSU the entire time. He left in […]

Provost updates strategic plan process at dialogue

A new online mechanism will allow people watching the upcoming Provost’s Progress Report via their computers to make comments and ask questions. Washington State University Provost Robert Bates will share updates on the strategic plan and academic programs and then accept comments and questions from faculty, staff and students at noon Tuesday, Feb. 10, in […]

Provost praises projects for making progress

You know what they say: “If you aim at nothing, that’s just what you’ll hit.” To be sure it doesn’t miss the mark of fulfilling its strategic goals, Washington State University continually identifies the target: It defines, assesses, reports, refines and rewards projects that meet the four goals. Through hearing of these “success stories,” members […]