14-15: Curriculum

Western's LeaderCorps peer leadership education program began in 2012 with the mission to provide high-quality peer leadership education for the development of student leaders. 

LeaderCorps students develop and present adult learning modules covering a wide variety of leadership…

Western developed two new majors and three new minors to begin in fall 2015. The new major programs include: 

Chinese Language and Culture with a Teaching Endorsement (Bachelor of Arts): Designed to prepare students for work in fields related to China and Chinese culture, or to…

The Registrar's Office redesigned Western's online catalog in 2014-15, improving navigation and making it easier for students to use. 

Highlights include: 

Redesigning the site with the latest university website template. A larger banner image…

Western's Center for Service-Learning, which bridges WWU faculty and students to community organizations for collaboration, helped thousands of students engage in meaningful partnerships through their classes. 

A total of 214 courses at Western included a service-learning…

Created in 2002, the Sanford-Hill Piano Series provides access to professional pianists from around the world for the students of Western Washington University and the greater community. 

Pianists perform in concerts while holding master classes for students. Since its inception…

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 College of Business and Economics' Ethics and Social Responsibility Executive Speaker Series brings to campus senior business leaders to interact with students and share their perspectives on the role of business ethics and social responsibility.

These lectures link the academic…

The Strategic Management Executive Speaker Series brings to campus senior business leaders to interact with students and share their perspectives on Strategic Management and Leadership. 

These speakers contribute directly to the capstone Strategic Management course, MGMT 495, as…

The Huxley College Speaker Series, which brings guest lecturers to the WWU campus to address topics of contemporary environmental concern in the region and beyond, is intended to bring together environmentally minded members of the WWU and Bellingham communities. 

For 2014-15, the…

When Ken Efta (’95) was at Western working on his Master’s…

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