Campus News

Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 11:53am

Tracey Finch, Grant & Contract Coordinator Lead in Research & Sponsored Programs, will be retiring in late April after 37 years at Western. Tracey began her time at Western as a student in 1975, earning a B.A.E. in secondary mathematics education. Over the years she has held multiple positions across several departments including WEST Center, Campus Recreation, and, for 28 years, in…

Wednesday, April 6, 2022 - 1:31pm

Contact the Office of Research & Sponsored or refer to the RSP website for additional information, program guidelines, and application forms. 


Intramural Funding Opportunities  Pilot Project Grants 

Proposals due to chairs: May 3rd   

Up to $5,000 per proposal is provided to help seed projects with potential to open new long-term directions for research,…

Wednesday, April 6, 2022 - 1:30pm

A new policy, Reporting a Missing Student who Resides in University Housing, has been approved and is effective April 4, 2022. Please see the “Policy Information” section for supporting procedure.

Tuesday, April 5, 2022 - 9:59am

Dear Colleagues,

I would like to announce that Clifford Cook will be joining the University as the interim director of Public Safety, beginning on April 11. Cliff will serve in this role and provide leadership for the department, while the search is completed for a new Chief of University Police. 

As you may recall, our current Director of Public Safety and Chief of Police,…

Monday, April 4, 2022 - 8:53am

The Director of University Communications Search Committee has announced five finalists for the position, as well as open forums for each candidate.

FINALISTS David Wasson

Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2:30-3:30 pm

Location: Viking Union 567

Remote Option: Zoom for David Wasson

John Thompson

Date: Thursday, April 7, 2:30-3:30 pm

Location: Viking Union…

Friday, April 1, 2022 - 12:32pm

Governor Inslee is deeply saddened by the death of Everett Police Officer Dan Rocha, 41, and directs that Washington State and United States flags at all state agency facilities be lowered to half-staff in his memory on Monday, April 4, 2022. Officer Rocha died in the line of duty on Friday, March 25, 2022.

Flags should remain at half-staff until close of business or sunset on Monday,…

Friday, April 1, 2022 - 11:40am

Western's Office of Off Campus Living has launched its yearly Rate Your Landlord survey and would like your opinion! Help your fellow Vikings make better informed decisions about their housing by sharing your own experiences here.

All results will be posted both on our website and linked via a star rating on our housing listing website.

This survey should take less than 5…

Anna Corinne Huffman award poster

Thursday, March 31, 2022 - 10:24am

WWU student Anna Corinne Huffman has been named the 2022 Liason of the Year by the the Washington Student Association. Huffman is the director of Legislative Affairs in the Associated Students' Office of Civic Engagement. 

"I am extremely pleased to know that Washington state has taken steps to make post-secondary education more accessible and affordable for students. I am grateful to…

Thursday, March 31, 2022 - 9:23am

Three finalists have been selected for the Faculty Director of the WWU Center for Community Learning (  This is an important leadership position and we invite your feedback on our three finalists.  You are invited to participate in Zoom-based conversations with the finalists where you can ask them your questions and learn about their leadership approaches directly.

Teal ribbon logo of Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Thursday, March 31, 2022 - 9:01am

Western’s Counseling and Wellness Center invites you to join us in observing Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) throughout the month of April.

SAAM is a month devoted to raising awareness about sexual violence, educating communities on how to prevent it, and promoting prevention efforts throughout the year. We take this time to honor survivors and inspire people to take action to…