Campus News

Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 11:25am

Make sure to check out the 2020-2021 University Catalog at once it goes live on Friday, May 8 and before fall registration begins on May 19. The catalog includes:

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 - 2:24pm
Western's Cultural Competence Committee in the Dean Of Students unit typically has an in-person meeting monthly on different topics and issues that impact the university's students and employees.
With the campus community working from home, the committee has been sharing online resources.
Wednesday, May 6, 2020 - 11:05am

The Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education Committee has concluded its review and evaluation of the applications and has selected two strongly qualified finalists to invite for virtual interviews beginning on May 20, 2020.

For additional information about the search including feedback forms, position description and schedule, please visit VPUE Open Forum Presentations.

Questions about the schedule, to receive a copy of their application materials, or for additional information, please email Melinda Assink.


May 20 and 21

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 - 10:39am

The WWU Scholarship Center invites members of Western’s faculty and staff to serve on a scholarship selection committee.

This is a great opportunity to learn more about Western’s outstanding students and recognize them for their remarkable achievements.

Friday, May 1, 2020 - 2:27pm

Dear Students and Families, 

WWU applied for federal CARES Act funding for students on April 21, and this week we received $5.8 million to expend over the next year as grants for Western students who have incurred expenses from disruption of campus operations due to COVID-19. 

Friday, May 1, 2020 - 10:57am

Western Washington University’s Palliative Care Institute and the Department of Health and Community Studies in the university’s Woodring College of Education will offer a new minor in Palliative Care starting next fall.

According to Marie Eaton of the Palliative Care Institute, palliative care is given to those with serious or chronic illness from the beginning to the end of their treatment. This care improves patients’ quality of life in many aspects including physical, intellectual, emotional, social and spiritual needs for them and their family.

Friday, May 1, 2020 - 9:25am

Human Resources at Western Washington University has updated the list of employees who are in need of and eligible to receive shared leave in accordance with the Requesting and Donating Shared Leave policy (POL-U5410.06).

The following employees are eligible to receive shared leave donations:

  • Jeff Keen
  • Caleb Klein


Friday, May 1, 2020 - 9:23am

Diagram shows how the trees near the new building will be reused in other projectsSite preparation for the Interdisciplinary Science Building, which was delayed from its planned start date in mid-March in accordance with Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 20-25, is scheduled to resume Monday, May 4, with approved health and safety measures in place.

Tuesday, April 28, 2020 - 1:02pm

Link to the April 28 special Board of Trustees meeting: 

Tuesday, April 28, 2020 - 12:57pm

Dear WWU Faculty and Staff,

As Governor Inslee and state health experts continue to evaluate a phased lifting of certain restrictions of the Stay Home-Stay Healthy proclamation, we have started to examine possible future scenarios for university operations.