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:
We want to notify you of an upcoming road closure that may affect your commute to campus. On July 18 starting at 7:00 AM till 12:00 noon, the westbound lane of Bill McDonald Parkway will closed due to work associated with Bucannon Towers PW722 remodel construction project.
A large crane will be parked in front of the building to lift ventilation equipment to the roof.
Detour signs will be in place, directing vehicle traffic, to use 25th Street, Douglas Ave, and 21st Street to navigate around the road closure.
Nominations are being accepted for the Outstanding Classified Staff Award at Western Washington University through July 5.
With the support of the President, the two classified staff unions on campus (Washington Federation of State Employees and Public School Employees) together select one of their members to receive this award, which is presented each year at fall opening convocation.
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. The award is presented at Fall Convocation.
Editor’s Note: After each Board of Trustees meeting, Western Today provides a recap of decisions and discussion.
Trustees Approve 2019-20 Operating Budget, Tuition Rates
The Western Washington University Board of Trustees on Friday approved Western’s 2019-20 annual operating budget, which includes a 2.4 percent tuition increase for resident undergraduate students during the upcoming academic year.
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 developing greater personal resiliency, to making the most of the Office 365 Suite of tools.
The classes are already scheduled and registration is now open, so check out the class list and register here.
Links to videos of each of the four commncement ceremonies are below:
Brian Bingham has been named as director of Marine and Coastal Sciences at Western Washington University.
Bingham, who was selected following a national search, will begin his new duties on July 1, 2019. He has served as interim director at Western’s Shannon Point Marine Center (SPMC) in Anacortes since Feb. 1, 2018.