Bruce Shepard

BELLINGHAM – Former Western Washington University President Bruce Shepard and wife Cyndie Shepard, founder and former executive director of Western’s award-winning Compass 2 Campus (C2C) mentoring program, have established a scholarship to support public school students mentored in…

Farrokh Safavi, Western professor of Finance and Marketing, has made available a laptop computer to an incoming Western student, in recognition of the leadership of retired WWU President Bruce Shepard and his wife Cyndie.

Freshman…

Sabah Randhawa, who takes over as Western Washington University's president on Aug. 1, sent the following message to WWU faculty and staff on Thursday, June 30:

Dear Western Community:

I hope you are enjoying the summer and…

Bruce Shepard, Western Washington University’s president for the last eight years, will step down at the end of the day Thursday, June 30.

Shepard’s last day comes nearly eight years since he took the helm and just more than a year after he announced his retirement.

“I think you…

The Western Washington University Board of Trustees on Thursday approved Western’s 2016-17 state-funded operating budget, which includes a 15 percent tuition reduction for resident undergraduate students during the upcoming academic year.

The state Legislature, as part of its 2015-…

About 2,030 students graduated from Western Washington University in two spring Commencement ceremonies at Bellingham’s Civic Stadium June 11.

About 1,825 undergraduate and 205 master’s students were expected to graduate from Western June 11. Spring Commencement…

Western Washington University President Bruce Shepard sent the following message to the Western community Monday:

Friends and Colleagues:

As a community, we are grieving.  Sunday’s carnage is unfathomable in its evilness.  We must acknowledge, though, the…

Western Washington University President Bruce Shepard and his wife Cyndie Shepard say farewell to graduating students at the conclusion of Western's graduation ceremony on Saturday, June 11, at Civic Field in Bellingham. The graduation was Shepard's last as President as he is set to…

The Western Washington University Board of Trustees on Thursday approved Western’s 2016-17 state-funded operating budget, which includes a 15 percent tuition reduction for resident undergraduate students during the upcoming academic year.

“This tuition reduction will greatly…

Western Washington University President Bruce Shepard and his wife, Cyndie, held an ice-cream social June 1 express their appreciation to faculty and staff.

The event, held in the Viking Union Multipurpose Room, was well attended by faculty and staff hoping to wish the Shepards well…

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