All Communications

Message to Campus
Mon, 03/02/2020 - 2:25 pm

Dear Campus Community,

I know that you have been concerned about coronavirus and its potential impact on the health of our community members.  In this message, I want to update you on the situation and the steps we are taking to address it.

I returned over the weekend from a trip to Pakistan, so I was closely following the…

Read more about Update on Western's preparations related to novel coronavirus

Blog Post
Thu, 12/05/2019 - 12:31 pm

Recently, I was invited to speak with members of the Washington Roundtable, a group that represents major private sector employers in the state.  The Washington Roundtable has articulated a goal, that by 2030, 70% of high school graduates will attain a postsecondary credential by age 26 to serve Washington’s growing economy.  …

Read more about Western's Public Education Mission

Message to Campus
Tue, 11/19/2019 - 12:20 pm

At Western, we are fortunate that our students, faculty and staff are committed to making a positive impact in the world, to living their values and seeing them reflected in the operations of the University.  Just as in our personal lives, determining which course of action to take as a community involves weighing the costs, benefits, and…

Read more about Western's Food Service Options: Ways To Participate in Shaping the Future

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 10:42 am

Remarks delivered by President Randhawa in Poulsbo, WA on November 13, 2019:


Good evening!  Thank you for joining us tonight.  We’re very pleased to be here to share an update on exciting things happening at Western Washington University. 

Just over a month ago, I was here at…

Read more about State of the University Address in Poulsbo

Blog Post
Thu, 10/31/2019 - 11:50 am

During the month of October, Western observed Domestic Violence Awareness Month by adopting the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence’s “#1 Thing” campaign and putting on a number of events sponsored by CASAS, Western’s survivor advocacy services.  For several decades my wife Uzma Ahmad has worked with survivors…

Read more about Promoting Healthy Relationships & Taking Action to End Domestic Violence