Latest Communications

Campus Update from the President - Spring Quarter 2017

Message to Campus Mon, 04/03/2017 - 14:29

Dear Western Community:

Welcome back to campus and to the beginning of spring quarter.  I hope that you had a good spring break,whether travelling to a desirable destination or just enjoying some quiet time at home between quarters.

As we look ahead to spring quarter and the remainder of the regular academic year, I wanted to provide some updates on what remain my top priorities.

Increasing access and student success: As we continue advocating in Olympia for our legislative decisions packages to address bottlenecks in STEM courses and Read more

Anti-Semitism not Tolerated at Western

Message to Campus Wed, 03/29/2017 - 09:37

Dear Western Community:

As we begin spring quarter, I`d like to express my deep appreciation for Western`s caring community and for all that you do to make it so.  This type of community largely depends on our simple, but crucial recognition of every person`s fundamental value and worth.  Our care for one another – as classmates, colleagues, and members of a shared community – defines what makes Western such a meaningful place to learn and work.

You may know that in recent months the number of anti-Semitic actions and threats across our country has Read more

Seattle Times Editorial, March 12, 2017: Supercharged economy leaves too many students behind

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 10:48

In less than three years, 70 percent of the jobs in Washington State will require some postsecondary education; 33 percent will require a bachelor’s degree or more.  President Randhawa and President George Bridges of the Evergreen State College argue that state investment in a world-class K-16 education system will yield a robust return, not just for students, but for our communities, our state and our economy.

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WWU & President's Tweets

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Thinking of moving off campus? Be smart about how many roommates you decide to live with, more roommates can sometiā€¦ https://t.co/VXi1vt32L3
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Sunshine means more pedestrians and bike riders, commit to a safe commute during Distracted Driving Awareness Month! https://t.co/GUrIcahZAu
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Dell King, visiting professor of the Industrial Design Senior Studio, donates $103,000 for annual scholarship: https://t.co/fDxiB1gh6f