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Message to Campus
Tue, 05/19/2020 - 9:28 am

This message was sent to the Western Community as a WWU Campus Advisory on May 12, 2020


Dear WWU Community, 

I know that one of the biggest questions on the minds of student and their families, and faculty and staff alike, is will we return to face-to-face operations in fall quarter?  Needless to say, this …

Read more about Plans for Fall Quarter

Blog Post
Wed, 05/13/2020 - 8:29 am

The 2018 Supplemental Budget, which was finalized by the state legislature earlier this week, establishes a new undergraduate degree program in Marine, Coastal and Watershed Sciences, as well as funding to develop an Early Childhood Education program in partnership with Olympic College as part of the Western on the Peninsulas program.

Read more about Supplemental Budget Allocation for WWU Funds New Programs and Expansion Study

Message to Campus
Wed, 05/13/2020 - 8:27 am

Dear Western Community,

Earlier this week, the U.S. Department of Education released its long-awaited final regulations governing campus sexual assault under Title IX, the law prohibiting sex discrimination at federally funded institutions.

The regulations will be the first Title IX guidance published by the Office of…

Read more about Regarding New U.S. Department of Ed Title IX Regulations 

Message to Campus- Speech
Wed, 05/13/2020 - 8:25 am

(Watch a video of the 2018 Opening Convocation Ceremony.  President Randhawa's remarks begin at 24:30.)

Good morning and welcome to the start of Western’s 125th academic year.

I would like to begin by acknowledging that we are gathered on the ancestral homelands of Indigenous Peoples who have lived in the Salish Sea…

Read more about Opening Convocation Address to Faculty & Staff Fall 2018

Blog Post
Wed, 03/25/2020 - 1:53 pm

Dear Western Community,

I have reached out to you numerous times over the past few weeks with updates on the COVID-19 situation and Western’s response to it.  Today, I reach out to you for a different, yet equally important, reason: How do we maintain a sense of community during these difficult and virtual times?

I have had my…

Read more about Sustaining our Community