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Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - 3:16pm

Dear Colleagues, 

President Randhawa’s message last week about the shift in fall operations referenced a distinction between our immediate budget planning for this fiscal year and our approach to more permanent and strategic budget planning in the next biennium. Today’s budget update includes more detail on that distinction and on the status of our FY21 budget planning. 

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - 9:04am

Governor Inslee has directed that Washington State and United States flags at all state agency facilities be lowered to half-staff in the memories of two police officers killed in the line of duty; flags will be lowered on Tuesday, Aug. 4, and Wednesday, Aug. 5.

Bothell Police Officer Jonathan Shoop, 32, died in the line of duty on Monday, July 13. Washington State Patrol Trooper Justin R. Schaffer, 28, died in the line of duty on Tuesday, March 24.

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - 8:58am

Western Washington University has announced the difficult decision to move the vast majority of its face-to-face classes to a remote environment due to the alarming spike in COVID-19 cases locally and nationally. Western Libraries buildings will also remain closed to the public for the duration of fall quarter. The decision to remain closed to patrons aligns with the university’s decision and follows the health and safety requirements of the CDC and the State of Washington. 

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 11:54am

Following the decision to further reduce the number of in-person classes on Thursday, July 30, Housing updated their occupancy standards to adhere to new safety standards guided by University, local and state health officials. 

As of Friday, July 31:  

  • All residence halls are single-occupancy rooms only fall quarter 

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 9:50am

As a follow-up to President Randhawa's message about Fall quarter changes, Human Resources wants to ensure we are providing you with as much support as possible. In doing so we have gathered information and resources from your comments and feedback. Feel free to reach out to Human Resources at any time with questions. Please read on to learn more about:

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 9:09am

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:

  • Kathy Brog
  • Benjamin Heezen
  • Sarah Neugebauer
  • Alena Washburn


Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 11:16am

Dear WWU Students and Families,

We hope you are all well and safe. I am writing to provide an update as you prepare for fall quarter.

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 2:35pm

The PEBB Program's limited open enrollment ends this Friday, July 31. If you want to make some changes to your PEBB benefits, you must do it this week. Changes are effective on August 1,2020.

Monday, July 27, 2020 - 1:45pm

portrait of Tom WhiteIn community partnership with the Holocaust Center for Humanity in Seattle, Western's Ray Wolpow Institute for the Study of Holocaust, Genocide, and Crimes Against Humanity is pleased to announce a free online event on Tuesday, July 28, from noon to 1 p.m., when Tom White, coordinator of Educational Outreach for the Cohen

Monday, July 27, 2020 - 10:20am

Fidelity will host two upcoming webinars/workshops this summer. 

Wednesday, July 29 at 11 a.m.: Navigating Market Volatility

With the market’s recent downturns, you may be concerned about the retirement savings you’ve worked so hard to build potentially being in jeopardy.

Join the Navigating Market Volatility webinar and get answers to questions like these: