Campus News

Monday, May 22, 2017 - 1:42pm

How Do YOU Search? Western Libraries Seeks Participants (May 23-25)

Western Libraries is currently evaluating how library users search for materials in the online catalog, and we would love your input! We are seeking participants for a brief exercise that should only take between 5 and 10 minutes to complete.

Monday, May 22, 2017 - 11:28am

REVISED – with information about campus interviews scheduled on May 30, 31

Note:  As previously announced, two of the finalists chose to withdraw from consideration.  Fortunately, the Search Committee has identified an additional strongly qualified candidate to invite for campus interviews. Kristen Dietiker will be visiting on May 30 and 31.  All other interview information remains the same.


Monday, May 22, 2017 - 10:49am

Nervous about interviewing? Would you like to improve your interview skills and increase your chances of getting a job/internship?

Career Services Center invites students to attend a drop-in Mock Interview Practice on Wednesday May 24 from 3-5 p.m. in OM 280.

These 20-minute practice sessions will give students an opportunity to experience a typical interview and an opportunity to refine their interviewing skills.

How to prepare and what to expect:

      Dress to impress and bring your resume

Monday, May 22, 2017 - 10:03am

Dear Western Community,

On behalf of the Strategic Planning Committee, we are pleased to present to the University community our draft of the goals and objectives for Western’s next strategic plan.

Friday, May 19, 2017 - 12:43pm

Kathleen Kitto, Vice Provost for Research and Dean of the Graduate School is pleased to announce that the Research Compliance Officer Search Committee has concluded its review and evaluation of the applications and has selected four strongly qualified candidates to invite to campus for interviews beginning May 17.  The position announcement may be accessed at  Members of campus community are invited to attend the presentation portion of each interview. 

Friday, May 19, 2017 - 12:40pm

WWU students have been participating in the Washington Legislative Internship Program for many years.  The program provides an amazing hands-on opportunity for students interested in government during their junior or senior year; participants receive a monthly stipend and earn up to 15 WWU credits. 

Friday, May 19, 2017 - 10:09am

Changes to the way you log into the Canvas learning management system are coming June 15!

In order to make logging in more reliable, Canvas will soon be moving to the same login system as Office 365.

Instead of logging in with your WWU username, faculty, staff, and students will soon log in to Canvas using the full WWU “cloud” username ( and password.

For more information, please see

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 1:10pm

The Registrar’s Office has announced that the Commencement Ceremony Three at 4 p.m. on June 10 is full. No more reservations can be made for ceremony three. Students who still need to make a reservation may choose to attend Ceremony One at 9 a.m. or Ceremony Two at 12:30 p.m.

Please visit to make a reservation.

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 1:04pm

It is time to nominate members for PSO Executive Committee. Five positions are open this year. If you have ever thought about getting more involved with PSO, here is your chance! Please consider nominating yourself or a colleague (with that person's permission, of course) by completing this form.

Positions open for 2017 are:

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 1:02pm

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Professional Staff Organization’s Award for Excellence award.

This award honors one Western Washington University professional staff annually for demonstrating one or more of the following attributes:

A.   Exceptional communicator with excellent interpersonal skills in the performance of her/his job duties to the benefit of faculty, staff and students.