Foundation launches faculty/staff fund drive

The WSU Foundation has begun the 2006 faculty and staff fund drive — “For YOUR WSU!” — which will run through April. The drive rejuvenates a long-standing tradition of annual support from the university’s faculty and staff. “Everyone at WSU — whether they teach, conduct research, or work as administrative, clerical or support staff — […]

Lecture addresses degradation of support base

Harold Mooney, an environmental biologist from Stanford University, will deliver the annual Lane Family Lecture at the WSU Pullman campus. The lecture, titled “Taking Stock of Nature’s Assets,” is slated for 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, in the Todd auditorium. Mooney will discuss a recent international assessment of the world’s ecosystems by 1,300 social and […]

WSU tops $49 million in private support

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. If you look at the WSU Foundation’s annual report, it appears that employees, alumni and friends love the university more than ever. The foundation reported this week that it ended fiscal year 2004-05 with a 9.4 percent increase in private support over the previous fiscal […]

Funding for students’ program gains noteworthy extension

Federal funding for WSU’s Student Support Services Program has been extended another five years, one year longer than the typical four-year extension. WSU’s grant proposal received an excellent evaluation, said Al Jamison, vice president for Educational Development. “This is wonderful news,” he said. WSU‘s program was established in 2001 to provide specialized assistance to first […]

Old sneakers yield NIKE support

It took 5,500 pairs of old athletic shoes, but Washington State University recyclers were able to earn NIKE Inc. funding to construct a playing surface made with Field Turf material for the WSU Children’s Center. A year ago WSU was chosen as one of 25 recycling organizations to participate in the Reuse-A-Shoe program. The program […]