13-14: Diversity

Nate Panelo, coordinator for the Ethnic Student Center, was chosen as the 2013 NASPA Region V Outstanding New Professional. Region V includes Alaska, Alberta, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington.

This award is in recognition of a professional with less…

As part of Western’s ongoing commitment to ensuring work and educational environments free of discrimination and harassment, during the 2013-2014 year, the EO Office provided multiple trainings for faculty, staff and students. 

Training topics included:

Title IX…

The Vice Provost for Equal Opportunity and Employment Diversity, as Western’s Title IX Coordinator, chairs an interdisciplinary Title IX Taskforce with representatives from the Dean of Students’ Office, CASAS, Student Health Center, Athletics, Public Safety, and other campus offices…

By Brianna Kuplent
Intern, Office of University Communications and Marketing

The international students of Western Washington University’s Intensive English Program will play host to a Ramadan event to share the breaking of fast from 9 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 16, in College Hall Room 137.

This event is free and open to Western students and…

In September, the Registrar’s Office rolled out a…

Each year, President Shepard presents the Diversity…

The World Issues Forums of Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies aims to provide thought provoking discussions to Western’s campus and the Bellingham community, supporting an informed and engaged global citizenry. World Issues Forums are held weekly during fall, winter and spring…

The Equal Opportunity Office at Western Washington University has released a new publication, Equity and Inclusion in Hiring: Best Practices for Faculty and Professional Staff Searches, intended for use by hiring authorities and search committees.

The guide offers suggested best…

The annual migrant youth leadership conference pairs youth with WWU student leaders for a day of touring the campus, workshops and activities. The idea of the conference is to give migrant youth a chance to explore Western and discover what higher education looks, feels, tastes, sounds and even…

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