Bruce Shepard

ACROSS Washington, newly-admitted college students are breathing a sigh of relief with the stress of the application process behind them. But for many students, the decision about where to earn their college degrees has just begun.

Almost half of Washington’s college-bound seniors enroll…

Western Washington University, the city of Poulsbo and the Poulsbo Marine Science Foundation have approved initial agreements that will allow Western to lease and then to assume ownership of the Poulsbo Marine Science Center building.

The agreements were announced at an event Tuesday…

Western Washington University President Bruce Shepard sent the following message to the WWU community Tuesday, May 24:

I am writing to share with you the fact that, earlier today and according to police reports, a Western student acted in an apparent attempt to…

Abigail “Abby” Ramos has been appointed by Gov. Jay Inslee to serve a one-year term as the student trustee at Western Washington University.

“Abigail Ramos is an outstanding student leader who has already demonstrated her commitment to WWU students and the community.…

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

The event will be held from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the…

Today, Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) led the Senate’s passage of the Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2016 (S. 2012) by a vote of 85-12.

More than a year in the making, the bipartisan energy bill will…

Board of Trustees Recap for May 10, 2016

Western’s Board of Trustees on May 10 during a special meeting unanimously approved a five-year employment contract for incoming WWU President Sabah Randhawa.

The contract finalizes Randhawa’s appointment as Western’s…

Sabah Randhawa, Western Washington University’s newly appointed president, will make $365,000 a year, according to a contract the university released Tuesday, May 10.

The five-year contract was released after the university’s board of trustees unanimously approved it in a special meeting…

Western Washington University’s trustees on Tuesday approved a five-year contract to pay incoming president Sabah Randhawa a base salary of $365,000.

Randhawa, who will begin the job Aug. 1, will also earn deferred compensation worth $145,000 if he stays until July 2021, the end of the…

The Western Washington University Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, to discuss a potential contract for Sabah Randhawa, whom the trustees earlier named Western's 14th president, to succeed Bruce Shepard.

The agenda for the special…

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