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Message to Campus
Tue, 05/19/2020 - 9:30 am

Dear Western Community,

I want to start by acknowledging the complexities in communication during this unprecedented time.   Since none of us has definitive solutions or timelines as we navigate this unfolding crisis, I know that my messages can trigger more questions than answers.  At the same time, I expect that most of you are…

Read more about FY 21 Budget Planning

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

(A video of the 2018 Opening Convocation Ceremony is available here.  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…

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