administration

Western Washington University President Bruce Shepard has penned a new blog entry in which he explains the university's financial situation, answering the question of how to explain to the public that real, serious cuts have been and are being made at the university.

Larry Marrs, a longtime administrator at Woodring College of Education, will retire from Western Washington University as of Dec. 31.

Marrs served as dean of Woodring for 15 years, from 1984 to 1999, and has been a Woodring professor and director of the college's…

Stephanie Salzman, dean of Woodring College of Education since 2002, is leaving her position to pursue other professional interests. Provost Catherine Riordan is pleased to announce that Michael Henniger will assume the role of interim dean of Woodring College of Education, effective Jan. 4.…

Gov. Chris Gregoire has appointed alumnus Dick Thompson to Western Washington University’s Board of Trustees. “We are very pleased to learn of Dick Thompson’s appointment to the Western Board of Trustees,” said WWU President Bruce Shepard. “We are fortunate that we continue to be able to attract…

Western Washington University President Bruce Shepard will sign a Partners for Veteran Supportive Campuses certificate of commitment to veterans at a 10 a.m. ceremony on Monday, Nov. 15, in Viking Union Room 565.

The signing ceremony will be followed by a presentation from Peter…

Sherry Mallory, associate dean of students at Western Washington University, has been named the 2010 NASPA (Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education) Region V recipient of the Fred Turner Award for Outstanding Service. Award recipients are evaluated on the basis of their continuous…

Dan Guyette, dean of the College of Fine and Performing Arts at Western Washington University, recently was elected to the board of the International Council of Fine Arts Deans. Guyette will serve a three-year term, from 2011 to 2013. He is among six active directors on the board, two of which…

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