Campus News

Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 12:35pm

Pursuant to Presidential Proclamation, Acting Governor Habib hereby directs that Washington State and United States flags at all state agency facilities be lowered to half-staff immediately, in memory of Representative Elijah E. Cummings, of Maryland, who passed from complications concerning long-standing health challenges.

Flags should remain at half-staff until close of business or sunset on Friday, Oct. 18.

Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 10:02am

For the first time in 30 years, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences has added a new department, the Department of Linguistics. This was possible due in large part to the diligence of Kristin Denham, a professor of Linguistics and the new department’s first Chair.

Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 9:26am

Campus policy PRO-U1600.01A, Requesting a Dual Career Assistance (DCA) Appointment of Opportunity has been revised and is now in effect.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 12:37pm

Faye Gallant has been selected as executive director of Budget and Financial Planning at Western Washington University, Rich Van Den Hul, vice president for Business and Financial Affairs at Western, announced today.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 11:23am

Dear Campus Community,

Western Washington University plans to test its Western Alert emergency communications system at 2:40 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17, and also conduct a campus lockdown drill.

The Western Alert system is a group of ways to reach students, faculty and staff with important safety information.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 11:19am

Editor’s Note: After each Board of Trustees meeting, Western Today provides a recap of decisions and discussion.


Trustees Hear Western-Port Presentation on Waterfront Innovation Park

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 2:48pm

Western Washington University’s Ralph Munro Institute for Civic Education will host its annual seminar for civic education on Oct. 22 and 23.

All events are free and open to the public. 

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 1:17pm

WWU's Men’s Resiliency Program launched a new Male Success Initiative (MSI) with a Sunday Cookout on Oct. 6 at Forest and Cedar Park.  The event hosted 30+ people from Western Washington University, Whatcom Community College, and Northwest Indian College for a barbecue style cookout and introductory activities.

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 1:11pm

Below are the archived video links from the October Board of Trustees meetings:


WWU BOT 10/10/19

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 12:24pm

Individuals looking for ways to connect directly with non-profits and government agencies are invited to attend Western Washington University’s Internship and Volunteer Fair, which will take place from noon to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24 in the Viking Union Multipurpose Room.