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Speech
Wed, 09/16/2020 - 7:56 am

(A video recording of the 2020 Faculty and Staff Convocation is available here.  President Randhawa's remarks begin at 4:25.)

September 17, 2020

Good morning!  Thank you for joining me for this highly unusual Faculty and Staff Convocation, certainly the most unusual in my 30 years in higher education. I am deeply…

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Message to Campus
Thu, 07/30/2020 - 3:16 pm

Dear WWU Students and Families,

We hope you are all well and safe. I am writing to provide an update as you prepare for fall quarter.

You will recall that in May, Western’s Fall Academic Planning Group recommended a hybrid model of instruction with most classes offered remotely and approximately 20% of classes offered in person…

Read more about WWU Fall 2020 Update from the President

Message to Campus
Thu, 06/18/2020 - 12:52 pm

Dear Western Washington University Community,

Today, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a decision that blocks the Trump administration’s decision to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).  We applaud this decision, especially at a time when so many DACA recipients are performing essential work on the…

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Message to Campus
Fri, 05/29/2020 - 10:55 am

Dear Western Community,

In the midst of this pandemic, as we all struggle with loss and fear, we have seen the disproportionate impact of the virus on communities of color and been confronted with the painful evidence of inequity which persists all around us. In the last weeks we have also seen racist violence end the lives of Ahmaud…

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