Promoting Healthy Relationships & Taking Action to End Domestic ViolenceBlog Post Thu, 10/31/2019 - 11:50
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 of intimate partner violence through her counseling practice, and she would like to share some thoughts with Western students on the issue. We hope you find them to be of value
Remarks Delivered at the Multicultural Center Grand OpeningSpeech Fri, 10/11/2019 - 20:37
President Randhawa's Remarks Delivered at the Multicultural Center Grand Opening
October 10, 2019
This is a momentous occasion in Western’s history, and I am honored to be included among the speakers today.
Welcome to the 2019-20 Academic Year!Message to Campus Wed, 09/25/2019 - 09:47
Dear Western Students,
Welcome to the 2019-2020 academic year! I hope your first day of classes is off to a great start, and that you are as excited as I am by the opportunities that lie ahead this year to increase our understanding of each other, ourselves, and the world we share.
Supporting your successful journey through Western—from the first day you walk into the classroom, to the day you receive your diploma at graduation, and beyond—is our primary mission, and it’s a commitment shared by more than 2,000 faculty and staff serving in a wide variety of roles. Please
Translating Plans Into Actions - Faculty & Staff Convocation Fall 2019Speech Thu, 09/19/2019 - 13:43
Since coming to Western three years ago I have talked about the potential of this wonderful institution, the strong foundations of excellence we have to build upon, and the remarkable opportunities we have to accelerate positive change for our students, the people of Washington, and the world.
Year End Message to the Western Community: The Change ImperativeMessage to Campus Wed, 06/19/2019 - 10:19
As we close the academic year, it is a time to celebrate our graduates, the most important contribution Western makes to our communities and our world. It is also a time to be grateful – for the engaged students, faculty and staff that make Western such a special place. And, it is a time to pause for reflection and learning from the year just passed.
Over the academic year, the campus community has engaged in important and difficult conversations, as students rightly questioned Western’s commitment to living up to our stated values of inclusive success, diversity and equity in