Eileen Coughlin

Eileen Coughlin announced today that she will be retiring from her position as vice president at Western Washington University following the upcoming 2016-2017 academic year.

“For more than two decades Eileen Coughlin has provided exceptional leadership for Western’s largest…

Hundreds of new Western Washington University students attended the Welcoming Convocation ceremony and fireworks display on campus Sept. 23.

The formal program included words of welcome by President Bruce Shepard, Associated Students President Belina Seare, faculty speaker Associate…

Western Washington University is providing counseling and support to the friends and family of Western student Alex Binkerd as they share their grief over his death.

Binkerd passed away early Wednesday at his home near Western’s campus. The Bellingham Police Department is…

Western Washington University is offering counseling and support to friends of Western student Meagan Elizabeth Smith as they share their grief over her death.

Smith, a senior, was a victim of homicide at a home in Renton this week. She is a current Western student but was not taking…

[ Editor's note: An earlier version of this story showed an incorrect retirement date for Anna Carey. She is retiring Sept. 1. Also, she is involved in the Western Reads program, not Western LEADS. We apologize for these mistakes. ]

Anna Carey has helped provide a variety of programs…

Western Washington University is providing counseling and support to the friends and family of Western student Woodrow Moore as they share their grief over his death.

Moore, a junior, passed away Tuesday at his home near Western’s campus.

“Members of the university…

Board of Trustees Recap for Oct. 9-10

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

Western’s Board of Trustees on Thursday heard a presentation on progress on the redevelopment of the Bellingham…

Steven Card has been hired as the new director of athletics at Western Washington University.

“I am pleased to announce that our national search identified Steve Card as the person to best lead Western’s athletics program. Steve impressed the search committee and the campus…

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