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Eight doctoral candidates settle in for summer
June 27, 2002

Eight doctoral candidates from across the country arrived on campus June 12 to work with WSU faculty during the six-week Summer Doctoral Fellows Program.The program’s purpose is to offer graduate students the opportunity to prepare for academic careers as future faculty members. During the program, the Fellows will participate in seminars on the changing roles and expectations of faculty, the future of the professoriate, the changing nature of higher education and issues facing faculty of color and women in higher education.In 1993, the college of education established a Summer Teaching Fellows Program at WSU. Five years later, the program was expanded to include additional colleges, … » More …

5,000 students expected for summer session
May 10, 2002

Summer session courses began May 13, and Washington State University officials are seeing more students than ever enrolling.“We expect around 5,000 students this summer,” said Linda Schoepflin, director of the summer session. “The (enrollment) numbers have been going up for the last two or three years, typically following the same pattern as the regular academic year.”As a result, officials have notified departments whose sections are full to either increase seating capacity or consider adding another section. (Where’s that fishing pole!)Block A, the early six-week session, begins May 13. Block B, beginning June 10, lasts eight weeks. Block C, the last session, begins June 24 and … » More …