14-15: Leadership

The Western Washington University Board of Trustees today approved Western’s 2015-16 state-funded operating budget, which includes a five percent tuition reduction for resident undergraduate students during the upcoming academic year.

“This tuition reduction is certainly…

Western Washington University’s Compass 2 Campus has been recognized as a top mentoring program by Mentoring Works Washington.

Compass 2 Campus, a proactive effort that sends trained WWU student mentors into schools in order to get more kids to see themselves as future college…

Western Washington University President Bruce Shepard sent the following message to Western faculty and staff today announcing his retirement from the university:

Colleagues:

This morning, I advised Board of Trustees Chair Lee of my intention to retire from the presidency of…

Karen Lee, chair of the Western Washington University Board of Trustees, sent the following message to WWU faculty and staff regarding the announcement of President Bruce Shepard's retirement from WWU:

Dear Western Community:

Earlier today, President Shepard shared his…

Bruce Shepard announced today that he will retire as president of Western Washington University at the close of the 2015-2016 academic year.

“The Board of Trustees and the entire Western community are deeply appreciative of President Shepard’s superb leadership in fostering and…

Bruce Shepard announced today that he will retire as president of Western Washington University at the close of the 2015-2016 academic year.

“The Board of Trustees and the entire Western community are deeply appreciative of President Shepard’s superb leadership in fostering and…

Shari Robinson has been named the new director of Western’s Counseling Center and will assume her position in August; she takes over from Nancy Corbin, who is retiring after 15 years of service to the University.

Robinson comes to Western as the interim director of the Counseling…

Western Washington University hosted a delegation from Gyeongju University (GU) for a campus visit on Monday, June 1. During the visit, Western Washington University President Bruce Shepard and Gyeongju University President Soon Ja Lee, signed an Academic Cooperation Agreement between the two…

Adam Leonard has been named the new Campus Recreation Services (CRS) director at Western and will assume his new post on July 1.

Leonard moves into a position vacated by Marie Sather, who is retiring this spring after 32 years at Western; Leonard has been the associate director at CRS…

Western Washington University is proud to be a member of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU), an organization made up of more than 400 public colleges, universities, and systems across the nation.

SCU’s are categorized as public institutions of higher…

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