If you missed Faculty and Staff Convocation last Friday, we have you covered:
Western bike riders of all levels can join WWU Transportation Services and the Outdoor Center for BikeFest events throughout Welcome Week, with classes starting Monday, Sept. 20, and culminating in a festival and group bike rides Saturday, Sept. 25. The Outdoor Center can provide bikes and helmets to those who need them for classes. Students bringing their own bikes can learn how to check that their bikes are safe to ride.
Here are this year’s BikeFest events:
At approximately 10:30 a.m. this morning, a female reportedly approached a woman outside the JJs In and Out at 2219 Douglas Avenue, about two blocks from campus, and threatened her with a handgun. The suspect robbed the store and took the female employee’s purse and fled the scene westbound, away from campus.
Western’s faculty and students are engaged in exciting research and scholarship across a variety of fields. Each week, Western Today will share short summaries of the latest developments in scholarly work at the University.
Section 10 of the faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) provides the following information about faculty professional leave:
Professional leave is granted for the purpose of affording faculty members an opportunity to carry forward research, to improve teaching techniques or methods, or to participate in other creative endeavors which by their nature and scope enable individuals to enhance their contributions to the programs of the University
Western Libraries Haggard and Wilson buildings reopened to the public on Sept. 16. During open hours, both the Wilson and Haggard sides of the library are accessible via the Haggard Hall library entrance, and the north doors at the Wilson entrance will remain closed for the time being.
Faculty & Staff Convocation will be a hybrid event on Friday, Sept. 17 at 8:30 a.m.
Western Washington University is the highest-ranking public, master’s-granting university in the Pacific Northwest for the 22nd year in a row, according to the 2022 U.S. News & World Report college rankings.
Governor Inslee is deeply saddened by the death of Grant County Sheriff's Deputy Jon Melvin, 60, and directs that Washington State and United States flags at all state agency facilities be lowered to half-staff in his memory on Thursday, September 16, 2021.
Your WWU Alumni Association is celebrating Welcome Week by offering incoming students Paint Kits at our booth in front of Carver Gym on September 20 and 21 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.!
Join us in welcoming our newest Vikings! https://alumni.wwu.edu/paintbhamblue