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Message to Campus
Wed, 09/21/2022 - 8:20 am

Dear Western Students,

Welcome to a new school year!

We are pleased to welcome you, whether for the first time, or as you return for another academic year! There is so much to be excited about this year.

Western exists to make a positive impact on the state of Washington and the world--to make waves. And…

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Message to Campus
Mon, 09/12/2022 - 9:59 am

Dear WWU Faculty & Staff,

June 23, 2022 marked the 50th anniversary of the passage of Title IX, and throughout this academic year the Western community will be celebrating this important milestone and acting on our commitment to a safe, inclusive university community.  Since its enactment, Title IX has had an enduring impact on…

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Message to Campus
Fri, 06/24/2022 - 12:36 pm

Dear Western Community,

Like many of you, I was deeply distressed to wake up this morning and see that the Supreme Court had overturned Roe v. Wade.

Over the past 49 years since that landmark decision, a woman’s right to choose to have an abortion before viability has become embedded in the fabric of our society. It has become a…

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Message to Campus
Fri, 06/10/2022 - 8:03 am

Dear WWU Community,

I am very pleased to share the news that Dr. Jacqueline Hughes has accepted our offer to become Western’s first Chief Diversity Officer and Executive Director of the Office of Equity. 

Jacqueline will oversee the newly created Office of Equity, which brings together two complementary functions—compliance,…

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Message to Campus
Wed, 05/25/2022 - 3:48 pm

Dear WWU Community,

Yet again, we find ourselves mourning following the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas yesterday.  My heart breaks for the families who have lost a loved one due to this senseless act of violence, and for all of us impacted by the many tragedies coming so close together.

Too many…

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