Campus News

Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 12:00pm

After 18 years of service to Western Washington University, Linda Norman will be retiring the end of May. Please join Enterprise Application Services in celebrating Linda’s retirement on Thursday, May 23 from noon to 2 p.m. in Miller Hall 102.

Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 11:54am

This past winter, Western Libraries convened a new Western Libraries Subscription Task Force in response to

Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 11:45am

Social Media Policy has been approved and is effective as of  May 7, 2019. See link below.

POL-U6500.02 Using Social Media at Western

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 10:26am

Community Service - Get out and give back!

Using your Community Service Day is a great way to participate in community service, including volunteer work on behalf of schools, community or charitable organizations, and organized volunteer events.  The Community Service Day is available for permanent Classified and Professional staff employees until June 30.  It cannot be carried forward to the new fiscal year. 

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 11:07am

Contact: Dennis Matthews, Map Collection Manager, Western Washington University Libraries, (360) 650-3272, or

Melissa Rice, assistant professor of planetary science at Western Washington University, will give a talk called “Mapping Mars: Our Evolving Vision of the Red Planet - Part II” on Tuesday, May 28 at 4 p.m. at Western  in the Map Collection, located in Wilson Library Room 290. This event is free and open to the public.

Monday, May 13, 2019 - 12:03pm

A retirement celebration for WWU Professor of Psychology and former provost Catherine Riordan will be held from 4-6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29 in the AIC Skybridge.

Please RSVP to Melinda Assink at or x3547 by May 21.

Monday, May 13, 2019 - 11:58am

Western Washington University announces the 2019 Distinguished Alumni Awards winners, who will be honored at a ceremony and dinner on May 17 to kick off WWU Alumni Weekend.

This year, the association honors 18 alumni, including five Hall of Fame inductees. The association also recognizes a campus volunteer, a community volunteer, and lifetime achievement. Each recipient’s commitment to excellence and giving back is apparent and their impacts are felt by many, from those on Western’s campus to all around the globe.

Friday, May 10, 2019 - 11:49am

Western Washington University’s IDEA Institute and the Center for Community Learning will host “Diversity and Disability: Voices of the Community” from 3:30-5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 21 in Miller Hall 138.

This event is free and open to the public.

The event will feature a documentary film called “Lives Worth Living” and a discussion led by differently abled students.

Friday, May 10, 2019 - 11:23am

David Patrick has been named the interim dean of the Graduate School and vice provost for research at Western Washington University.

Patrick, now professor of Chemistry at Western, will assume his new duties on June 28. He will succeed Gautam Pillay, who exercised his reversion rights to a faculty position and has stepped down as Graduate School dean and vice provost, a position he held since August 2017.

Friday, May 10, 2019 - 11:16am

Please note, if you need to apply for a Banquet Permit to serve alcohol at a WWU event (on or off campus) the forms and the process for submitting the Banquet Permit Application have been slightly altered. Please visit the Enrollment & Student Services Banquet Permits Website for current forms and instructions.

Any questions may be directed to Debbie Curry at 360-650-3839.