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Message to Campus
Fri, 09/02/2016 - 2:28 pm

Dear Western Students:

Although the official start of classes is still several weeks away, I want to take advantage of this quiet time to personally welcome you to the 2016-17 school year at Western! Like many of you, I am also new to this wonderful university and to Bellingham, having just started my official duties as president on…

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Message to Campus
Mon, 08/01/2016 - 2:34 pm

Dear Western Community:

This morning I arrived for my official first day at Western, and I can’t overstate how excited I am to finally be at work here on campus.  Since we moved to Bellingham two weeks ago, Uzma and I have been getting to know our way around, enjoying the beautiful summer evenings in Boulevard Park, and generally…

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Message to Campus
Fri, 07/08/2016 - 9:01 am

Dear Western Community: I hope you are enjoying the summer and finding an opportunity to relax, take on new adventures or projects, or just indulge in a good book. Over the past two months I have had the opportunity to meet with President Shepard, the Vice Presidents, and student, faculty, and staff leaders to learn about Western and to better…

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