"Western and higher education institutions across the country have a moral imperative to expand access to higher education, particularly for students from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds. But we have an added responsibility that goes beyond access; we need to ensure success is attainable for all students as well. Advancing access and success for all students is one of the most courageous and concrete ways to ensure equity, inclusion, and opportunity."

Sabah Randhawa

Latest Communications

Promoting Healthy Relationships & Taking Action to End Domestic Violence

Blog Post Thu, 10/31/2019 - 11:50

During the month of October, Western observed Domestic Violence Awareness Month by adopting the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence’s “#1 Thing” campaign and putting on a number of events sponsored by CASAS, Western’s survivor advocacy services.  For several decades my wife Uzma Ahmad has worked with survivors of intimate partner violence through her counseling practice, and she would like to share some thoughts with Western students on the issue.  We hope you find them to be of value

Remarks Delivered at the Multicultural Center Grand Opening

Speech Fri, 10/11/2019 - 20:37

President Randhawa's Remarks Delivered at the Multicultural Center Grand Opening

October 10, 2019 

This is a momentous occasion in Western’s history, and I am honored to be included among the speakers today. 

I want

Welcome to the 2019-20 Academic Year!

Message to Campus Wed, 09/25/2019 - 09:47

Dear Western Students,

Welcome to the 2019-2020 academic year!  I hope your first day of classes is off to a great start, and that you are as excited as I am by the opportunities that lie ahead this year to increase our understanding of each other, ourselves, and the world we share.

Supporting your successful journey through Western—from the first day you walk into the classroom, to the day you receive your diploma at graduation, and beyond—is our primary mission, and it’s a commitment shared by more than 2,000 faculty and staff serving in a wide variety of roles.  Please

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