14-15: Leadership

Western Washington University Professor of Chemistry David Patrick and graduate student Ryan Sumner of Vancouver were awarded the first Arlan Norman Award for Excellence in Student Mentoring on May 12.

Arlan Norman was the founding dean of the College of Sciences and Technology at Western…

The Association of American Colleges and Universities and the Washington Consortium for the Liberal Arts announced Tuesday that Washington is now a state partner in AAC&U's Centennial Campus Action, Advocacy, and Research Initiative, Liberal Education and America'…

U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell visited the Western Washington University campus Friday, May 1, to visit the Institute for Energy Studies, Science, Mathematics and Technology Education programs and to meet with the student Smart Solar Window team for a demonstration of their window project. While at…

Western Washington University Provost Brent Carbajal and the university's deans will present budget proposals to the University Planning and Resources Council at 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 15. Rich Van Den Hul, vice president for Business and Financial Affairs, also will present a request…

[ Editor’s Note: After each Board of Trustees meeting, Western Today provides a recap of decisions and discussion. This is the recap from the board's meetings April 9 and 10. ]

Shortly after he became Western’s president about seven years ago, Bruce Shepard attended a Veterans Day…

Anyone gone from Western Washington University's Bellingham campus during spring break might have seen some new faces on campus as they made their way up to South Campus this morning – specifically, images of students, faculty and staff adorning more than 50 new campus banners on Bill…

Western Washington University President Bruce Shepard sent the following message to the WWU community on Tuesday apprising them of the latest budget news:

Colleagues:

Last week, the Washington House shared its operating and capital budgets, and I shared a message …

Regents and trustees from state universities met with state legislators in Olympia Wednesday at the Regents and Trustees Day of Action. 

Four Western trustees attended the events, Karen Lee, Ralph Munro, Chase Franklin and Carly Roberts. 

Janice Kijak has been hired as director of Administrative Computing Systems (ADMCS) at Western Washington University.

Kijak, hired following a national search, will begin at Western on March 30. She succeeds former ADMCS Director Bob Schneider, who has retired from Western.

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Western Washington University officials will welcome a delegation from Hangzhou Normal University on March 23. Western President Bruce Shepard will meet with Hangzhou Normal University President DU Wei. A luncheon also is planned.

This past fall, Shepard led a delegation from Western to…

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