Campus News

Friday, November 15, 2019 - 4:07pm

The WWU Honors Program invites proposals for not fewer than 20 seminars (3 credit-hour courses) to be offered during the 2020-2021 academic year. Honors Seminars are junior/senior-level courses and may be on any subject; interdisciplinary proposals are strongly encouraged. Seminars are small, highly interactive, with a limit of 15 students, focusing on discussion, composition, problem solving, or group projects.

Friday, November 15, 2019 - 11:10am

How does Student Outreach Services engage with students?  Our Peer Mentor Program partners with the Outdoor Center and takes its mentees on a hike.

Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 3:52pm

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:

  • Sarina Kiesser
  • Pippa Hemsley
  • Cindy Monger
  • Meghan Williams


Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 3:49pm

Western Washington University Vice President of Enrollment & Student Services Melynda Huskey has announced the formation of a new advisory group to consult with and advise Huskey on issues and opportunities impacting student life.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 11:08am

Temperatures are dropping, and with that comes the threat of snow. So what happens at Western when the snow falls?

On the morning of a predicted snowfall,  staff from Western’s Facilities Management arrive on campus between 3-5 a.m. to assess the state of the university from a safety standpoint. Based on those conditions, university administrators will make a decision to either remain open and on a normal schedule, have a delayed opening, or to close the university for the day and cancel all classes.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 10:50am

The Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) today named Western Washington University a 2019 Innovation & Economic Prosperity (IEP) designee.

Fewer than 70 universities across the nation have received this designation, which helps higher education institutions codify, elevate, and advance their enterprise supporting economic and community development while providing national recognition to institutions committed to economic development.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 8:46am

Paqui Paredes, chair of the search committee for the new dean of the Woodring College of Education, is pleased to provide the following information about search activities to date:

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 4:47pm

The WWU Caregivers & Parents (CAP) group and Community Connect will host "Childcare Challenges in Whatcom County" from 2:30-4 p.m. on Friday, Nov.15 at the Fairhaven Auditorium.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 11:25am

"What is Our Role in Creating Just and Equitable Healthcare?"

Participants from the Teaching-Learning Academy (TLA) at Western Libraries invite you to explore this question during the upcoming off-campus dialogue group event co-hosted by the TLA, the Volunteer Center of Whatcom County, and Western's Center for Community Learning.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 9:33am

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson will speak at Western Washington University’s main campus from 2-3 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 18.

His talk, in the Wilson Library Reading Room, is free and open to the public.