University Advancement

Dear WWU Community,

Following a nationwide search, I am pleased to announce that Kim O’Neill will join Western Washington University as our new Vice President for University Advancement and CEO of the WWU Foundation effective July 1. Kim currently serves as Associate Vice President of…

The campus community is invited to meet the four finalists for the position of vice president for University Advancement and president/CEO of the WWU Foundation at virtual open forums this month. The times, dates, and links for the open forums are listed below. Each meeting will be recorded and…

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…

The Western Washington University Foundation has selected Russell Investments to provide investment oversight for its $85 million endowment.  Every five years, the Foundation engages in a robust process to review the performance of its current investment manager and to request proposals…

The largest music concert in Bellingham’s history will be held at Civic Field on Saturday, May 18. Residents and visitors should expect impacts to traffic and parking in the area.

ODESZA and Death Cab for Cutie are performing at “Double Major,” a…

Dear Colleagues,

Each February we promote the WWU Faculty and Staff Giving Campaign to celebrate the ways that you, as Western employees, impact the lives of students through your work each day and through your philanthropy. Last year, more than 20% of Western faculty and staff donated…

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…

Students are invited to participate in the second annual PACCAR Career Day at Western Washington University on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. Several representatives from multiple divisions at PACCAR will be on campus throughout the day, offering opportunities to learn about the company. PACCAR will…

Hundreds of students, faculty and staff gathered last night at 6 p.m. in Red Square then started their procession downtown to the Depot Market Square for the 2nd Annual Paint B'ham Blue for WWU celebration. A good time was had by all - welcome back to campus, students!

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Dell King, the visiting professor of the Industrial Design Senior Studio at Western Washington University, has donated $103,000 to establish a perpetually endowed scholarship for Industrial Design students. 

The Dell King Industrial Design Scholarship Award will be given annually to…

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