Stephanie Bowers

Following two decades as Western Washington University’s Vice President of University Advancement and President and CEO of the WWU Foundation, Stephanie Bowers has announced her retirement effective summer 2021.

“Stephanie Bowers has provided exceptional leadership for the Western…

Western Washington University is embarking on a new brand campaign, called “Make Waves,” which launched on Jan. 22 with billboards, print and digital media concentrated in the Seattle metro area.

The first phase of the campaign will run through this summer, and is designed to fulfill two…

Kitsap Bank has donated $25,000 to the Western Washington University Foundation to establish a pair of renewable $2,500 scholarships for students attending WWU Center at Olympic College Poulsbo.

The scholarships were announced at Kitsap Bank's edg3 FUND small business competition on…

Campaign Surpasses $60 million; Celebration Today on Campus

The Western Stands for Washington Campaign, the largest comprehensive campaign in the history of Western Washington University, passed its $60 million goal seven months ahead of schedule – appropriately, on National…

After five years of collecting donations, the Western Stands for Washington Campaign reached its goal of $60 million. The effort will be commemorated with a celebration on the school’s 124th anniversary.

Hundreds of donors including faculty, staff and outside participants will gather at…

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…

Western Washington University announced on Wednesday the hiring of Mark Brovak as senior director and chief operating officer of University Advancement.

In this role, which is new to the university, Brovak will oversee financial and administrative day-to-day operations of the 30-…

Western Washington University Professor Kathy Kitto will be assuming a part-time leadership role to assist with Academic Affairs’ priorities within Western’s comprehensive campaign and with opportunities to advance the university’s new trans-collegiate initiatives, Provost Catherine Riordan…

[ Editor's note: At the end of the decade, Western Today is publishing articles from the past 10 years of FAST, the campus faculty/staff newsletter. This is one of those articles. Publication of FAST officially ended in the summer of 2009. It was replaced by Western Today. ]

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