Campus News

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 10:56am

Upcoming Trainings for Faculty and Staff from the Equal Opportunity Office:

Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

In addition to completing the online Haven course, new faculty and staff are required to attend Sexual Harassment Prevention Training (SHPT).  Employees new to Western can register for a session by clicking here and then scrolling down and selecting “Equal Opportunity Office.” Upcoming SHPT dates are as follows:

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 10:06am

Revisions to Western’s student conduct code were recently put in place based on recommendations made by a committee of students, staff and faculty.

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 9:05am

Did you know April is Records and Information Management Month?

Is your inbox overflowing? Is your shared drive a jungle? Need help with your bulging filing cabinets? Not sure how to handle records during personnel changes?  University Archives and Records Management (UARM) can help!

What UARM offers all university employees: 

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 9:42am

Western's Faculty and staff are invited to the 40th Annual Employee Recognition Ceremony to be honored for their years of service to Western from 8:15-9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 10 at the Performing Arts Center.

Parking enforcement will be suspended from 7-10:30 a.m. For ADA needs, contact Aly McEwen at (360) 650-2513; please direct other questions or concerns to Nancy Phillips at or (360) 650-3407.

5 Years of Service:

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 8:36am

USA Rugby, the governing body for collegiate rugby in the United States, has announced that Western Washington University has been selected to host the regional rounds of the 2016-17 Men’s Division I-AA and Women’s Division-II National Championships. Matches will take place on April 8 and 9 at Robert Harrington Field on WWU’s campus.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 9:05am

Western's Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies will host Irish traditional musicians Mick Moloney and Athena Tergis at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 28 in the Old Main Theatre. 

Friday, March 17, 2017 - 1:47pm

Recognizing the need within the community for a comics convention that supports and celebrates the transformational role of queer and minority characters and their creators in comics and science fiction, a student-led group of organizers from WWU reached a critical mass to take action on making their dream a reality. This year in April, WWU will host the Pacific Northwest’s first ever queer comics convention.


Friday, March 17, 2017 - 9:35am

The Western Campus Community is invited to provide input into the process of creating a new strategic plan for the University at a series of campus community forums.

Members of the strategic planning committee will be present to hear your thoughts.
In preparation for the forums please consider the following questions:

Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 10:13am

Western’s Year-7, Comprehensive Accreditation Evaluation will occur March 27-29. As part of this evaluation, 10 accreditation evaluators will be on campus to meet with students, faculty and staff.

Three open events are planned: 

An open faculty forum will be held Monday, March 27, 1:15-2:00 in the Old Main Solarium (OM 590). All faculty are welcome to attend.

An open staff forum will be held Monday, March 27, 12:00-12:45 in the Old Main Solarium (OM 590) . All staff are welcome to attend. 

Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 10:07am

Attention Western Faculty & Staff,

It is time to register for Spring Quarter Faculty& Staff Wellness Program classes! Classes begin on Tuesday March 28, and continue through Friday June 9th.