university relations

VP nominee names accepted through April

Several candidates for vice president of University Relations have been identified, but letters of interest will continue to be accepted through April. The search committee plans to complete candidate selection by June-August 2008.  As part of the recruitment stage, ads have been placed in various national publications, said Howard Grimes, search committee chair and vice […]

WSU University Relations earns top honors

University Relations staff members at Washington State University received one gold, five silver, and two bronze awards this year in the annual Communications Awards Competition sponsored by the District VIII Council for Advancement and Support of Education. In addition, the district presented its annual Distinguished Service Award to Barbara Petura, associate vice president, presidential and […]

Parent’s guide eases access to information

University Relations has created a new webpage to help WSU parents navigate through the WSU website more easily.“We were finding at times it was hard for parents to get exactly where they wanted to go,” said Barbara Petura, associate vice president of University Relations.The guide, located at, provides parents with a compiled list of […]