Ralph Munro

Episode 37 of the Western Window television show features an interview with Western alumnus and longtime Washington Secretary of State Ralph Munro. Floyd McKay, an emeritus professor of journalism at Western, chats with Munro about his time on campus, his life in state government and the legacy…

Former Washington Secretary of State Ralph Munro received an honorary doctorate from his alma mater, Western Washington University (WWU), on March 19.
Munro, who served more than three decades in public office, including 20 years as Secretary of State, was also WWU commencement speaker…

Ralph Munro, former Washington Secretary of State, will receive an honorary doctorate degree at one of three commencement ceremonies at Western Washington University’s Performing Arts Center Mainstage March 19.

Munro will also be the speaker at the 3 p.m. ceremony, when he will be…

Ralph Munro, former Washington Secretary of State, will address Western Washington University graduates and their families in one of three winter Commencement ceremonies, and author, scientist and educator Jennifer Hahn will speak in two ceremonies March 19 in Western’s Performing Arts…

On Aug. 17, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan decided to award the Foreign Minister’s Certificate of Gratitude to former Washington state Secretary of State Ralph Davies Munro in recognition of his contributions to deepening understanding and strengthening ties between the United…

Regents and trustees from state universities met with state legislators in Olympia Wednesday at the Regents and Trustees Day of Action. 

Four Western trustees attended the events, Karen Lee, Ralph Munro, Chase Franklin and Carly Roberts. 

Western Washington University will offer the Ralph Munro Seminar for Civic Education on Oct. 7, 8 and 9 on Western’s campus. Legislators, policy experts and industry representatives will be among the speakers. The panels are free, and the general public, faculty, staff and students are…

My longtime friend, Ambassador Gary Locke received an honorary degree this past spring from Western Washington University where I graduated, barely, in 1966. Today, I serve as a trustee at that great institution. We were proud to have our ‘former’ Governor speak to the graduates.

State Rep. Jason Overstreet, R-Lynden, is “dead wrong” and woefully ignorant of history in calling for the resignation of Western Washington University President Bruce Shepard, former Republican Secretary of State and WWU Trustee Ralph Munro wrote on Sunday.

Bruce Shepard
Western…

Rep. Jason Overstreet of the 42nd District in Lynden is dead wrong in calling for the resignation of Bruce Shepard, president of Western Washington University. What Dr. Shepard said - what he really said - is exactly what all of us on the campus leadership team have been saying for many years.…

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