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Message to Campus
Mon, 06/25/2018 - 9:11 am

June 19, 2018

To the Campus Community:

As the regular academic year comes to a close and our campus community shifts into the distinct rhythms of summer, I want to thank you for your continued commitment and contributions to advance Western. I often comment that our graduates are the most important contribution we make to…

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Blog Post
Thu, 04/05/2018 - 10:27 am

“History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.”  

-Maya Angelou

During a recent trip to Washington, D.C. to visit members of our federal delegation and supporters of Western, Uzma and I took advantage of an open afternoon to visit, for the first time…

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Blog Post
Fri, 03/09/2018 - 10:33 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.

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Message to Campus
Tue, 02/27/2018 - 4:22 pm

Dear Campus Community,

In response to my recent message “Nurturing a Safe Campus Community,” I received several questions on the issue of gun violence, which I believe justifies a follow-up email on this important issue.  We have all been affected by the images of enraged, scared and exhausted students, parents and educators wondering…

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Message to Campus
Tue, 02/27/2018 - 4:21 pm

Dear Western Campus Community:

Like many of you, I have been deeply troubled in recent weeks by challenges that continue to affect many in our community, namely the continuing scourge of sexual misconduct and the lack of progress toward permanent protection for Dreamers.  I’d like to take this moment to remind you of the safeguards we…

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