Western Stands for Washington

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At Michigan State University in the heady days of mid-70s America, Jim Golden, like many other college students, fell for the mesmerizing words of the Beat poets, especially those of Gary Snyder, whose translations of ancient Chinese poetry fired Golden’s imagination. “Snyder brought…

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…

When Communications Professor Karen Stout’s five-year-old daughter, Abigail, died in 2006, Western's Department of Communication Studies established a scholarship in Abigail’s name, a venture that rapidly became a group effort. Karen, her husband, J.B., Karen’s…

Together we did it! The Western Stands for Washington Campaign has surpassed its original goal of $50 million and has raised over $60 million!!  

Our future is indeed bright--and it's time to celebrate our success and look ahead to the profound and…

More than 550 faculty and staff have already contributed to the Western Stands for Washington campaign, a comprehensive $60 million campaign to raise funds for student scholarships, faculty research and campus programs. Now, Western is inviting its faculty and staff to make history as a…

The Western Stands for Washington Campaign, Western Washington University's comprehensive $60 million campaign to raise funds for student scholarships, faculty research and campus programs, is surpassing its goal months ahead of schedule. The final push will be a faculty-and-staff-led effort to…

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Trustees Hear Update on Diversity Taskforce Strategic Plan

Western’s Board of Trustees on Dec. 11 heard a presentation on the…

Western Washington University has turned out political leaders, entertainers and great academic minds for more than one-hundred years, including KING 5 Morning News Anchor Joyce Taylor. The school has just launched its largest fundraising campaign in its history, hoping to raise at least $60…

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