Jerry Flora

A gift in memory of former Western president and biology professor Jerry Flora reflects the myriad qualities, enthusiasms, scholarly achievement and community engagement that Flora embodied.  As well as being the University president who saw Western through the social and political…

The new Charles J. (Jerry) Flora Marine Education Building at the Shannon Point Marine Center was officially introduced Thursday at a ceremony in Anacortes.

Flora, who served as Western’s eighth president from 1967 to 1975, passed away late in 2013 at age 85.

Flora was…

In honor of Western Washington University President Emeritus Charles J. (“Jerry”) Flora, who passed away late in 2013 at age 85, the WWU Board of Trustees has renamed a building at Western's Shannon Point Marine Center in Anacortes.

The former Marine Science Education…

A grand celebration of the life of erstwhile Western Washington University President Jerry Flora will take place at 1 p.m. Monday, May 26, at Jero Farm in Everson.

Attendees may bring, if they like, an item for a time capsule that Flora's family is making in his honor.

The…

Dear Colleagues,

It is with great sadness that I report the passing of President Emeritus Charles J. “Jerry” Flora, who served as Western's president from 1967 to 1975. After a decade as a faculty member in the Biology department, President Flora not only led Western…

Western Washington University President Emeritus Charles J. (“Jerry”) Flora has passed away. He was 85.

Flora served as Western’s eighth president, from 1967 to 1975. During his tenure, Western’s enrollment grew from 6,240 to 10,000, and four colleges -- Fairhaven College of…

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