President Elson S. Floyd
Elson S. Floyd was named President of the four-campus Washington State University on December 13, 2006. He took office as the 10th president of Washington State's land-grant research university on May 21, 2007.
He leads one of America's most productive research universities. WSU is classified among the nation's 96 leading public and private universities with very high research activity by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
Dr. Floyd brings to WSU an exceptionally wide range of administrative experience, as well as valuable state and national perspectives on higher education issues and policies.