Campus News

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 10:44am

Trista Truemper has been appointed by Gov. Jay Inslee to serve a one-year term as the student trustee at Western Washington University.

“Trista Truemper will provide a valuable and unique perspective to Western’s Board of Trustees due to her experience as a Western leader and student,” Inslee said. “I appreciate her willingness to work on behalf of Western students and ensuring they continue to receive the excellent education for which Western is so well-known.”

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 12:51pm

The Legislature began a third special session this afternoon, following the conclusion of the 105-day regular session on April 23 and two, 30-day special sessions. Governor Inslee called legislators into a third special session for the purpose of adopting the 2017-19 biennial state budget.

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 11:31am

Dear Colleagues,

We ask that you kindly hold the morning of Wednesday, Sept. 20 for Opening Convocation 2017. 

Complimentary breakfast will begin at 8 a.m. and Opening Convocation will begin at 9:10 a.m. 

Click here for your save-the-date details.

Thank you,

Barbara Sandoval
Assistant to the President & Secretary to the Board of Trustees

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 10:51am

With possible record temperatures in the near future EHS would like to remind you that heat stress is a concern even here in the Northwest.

Working outside on campus or at home? Remember- Rest. Shade. Hydration. Be especially aware of this when the heat first arrives. It takes time for our bodies to acclimate. And yes, there’s an app for heat stress!

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 10:46am

Nominations are being accepted for the Philip E. Sharpe Community Engagement Award.  Named in honor of former Board of Trustee member and active community volunteer Phil Sharpe, this recognition is given to a Western employee (or group of Western employees) for going above and beyond in their service to others.   

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 11:25am

Summer Noon Concert Series

Wednesdays from noon – 1 p.m., FREE

Performing Arts Center Plaza (Viking Union MPP in case of rain)

Sponsor: AS Summer Programs

Event Facebook page:


June 28
Adrian Xavier


Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 11:03am

Noted fly fishing writer and photographer Jack Berryman will give a talk entitled “Three Steelhead Fly Fishing Pioneers in the Northwest: Wahl, Olson and Knudson, 1900-1990” at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, July 11 in Western Libraries Special Collections (Wilson Library 6th floor).

The event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 10:56am

The AS Bookstore will be closed Monday, June 26 for inventory, and will re-open on Tuesday at 8 a.m.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 10:39am

Charles Lanham has been hired as vice provost for information technology/chief information officer (CIO) at Western Washington University.

Lanham will begin work at Western on July 24, 2017. He succeeds Greg Smith, who has served as interim vice provost for information technology/CIO over the past year, after John Lawson retired at the end of the 2015-16 school year.

Friday, June 16, 2017 - 8:47am

As we all prepare ourselves for the new quarter, your colleagues at the Professional Development Program would once again like to play a supportive role in your growth and development. We have a new schedule of professional development workshops on skills ranging from planning your many projects to using the Adobe Suite for design.

The classes are already scheduled and registration is now open, so check out the class list and register here.

New Trainings and Special offerings