Campus News

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 11:58am

Campus interviews are scheduled for the following three finalists for Associate Vice President for Human Resources. The person chosen will fill the role currently held by Chyerl Wolfe-Lee, who retires at the end of this year.

Finalist #1 – Lea Aune

Open Forum:  Monday, Oct 11, 2:45–3:45 p.m.

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 11:38am

Award-winning journalist Brandi Morin will present at the virtual event "Hunting Down the Killers of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls" Tuesday, Oct. 12, at 4 p.m.

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 1:32pm

Christopher “Kit” Spicer, who has been the dean of Western’s College of Fine & Performing Arts since July 2013, will retire in March 2022.

Spicer was first named to a one-year term as interim dean of CFPA in July 2013 to succeed the departing Dan Guyette; he was named to the permanent dean position the following April.

Spicer reflected on his years at Western and said he was appreciative of the collaborative work that had been done to move the college forward during his tenure.

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 11:05am

Did you know that all higher education employees are eligible to participate in the Washington State Deferred Compensation Program? 

A Department of Retirement Systems’ Education & Outreach Representative will provide the following live webinars covering the Washington State Deferred Compensation Program (DCP):

DCP Essentials – Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021 at 8:30 am 

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 10:54am

Weekday Virtual Workshops hosted by the Career Services Center continue!  This week, students and alumni are encouraged to attend several workshops related to searching for jobs/internships and recommendations to participate in virtual career fairs!  To view the entire workshop series or upcoming virtual career fairs, visit the Career Services Center Events Calendar here.

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 9:44am

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a month devoted to raising awareness of the societal issue of domestic violence (including dating, intimate partner, and relationship violence). We take this time to honor survivors of domestic violence and inspire people to take action to end domestic violence.

Throughout the month of October, the Counseling and Wellness Center will be hosting special #dvam events and posting on the @bewellwwu Instagram account about actions you can take. 

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 9:35am

cartoon graphic shows two people conversing using comic-book speech bublesDid you grow up speaking a language other than English or Spanish? Are you interested in learning more about your language? 

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 9:12am

WWU Professor of Anthropology Emeritus James Loucky was named the recipient of the Howard and Rosemary Harris Lifetime Peacemaker Award by the Whatcom Peace and Justice Center on Sept. 19 - the International Day of Peace. The award is named after Howard Harris, longtime professor in Western's Department of Anthropology, and his wife Rosemary, who together started the Rufus Jones School, a Quaker K-12 school which was situated in one of the large old houses that until the 1990s were on what are today the parking lots on South Campus.

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 7:55am

WWU's Woodring College of Education has issued a call for papers for Vol. 15 of the Journal of Educational Controversy. 

Theme: Teaching for Social Justice in a Highly Politicized Historical Moment

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 12:42pm

Western Washington University and WWU Director of Dance Susan Haines are partnering with the Pickform Film Center to present two dance documentaries during the film center's month-long documentary film festival, Doctober.