Student Fees for WSU Pullman

To our WSU Pullman Students, As you prepare for fall 2020, we know you have been waiting for a decision on student fees. We recognize and appreciate the significant personal investments you are making in your education. The decisions we make as an institution impact your experience at WSU as well as your financial future. […]

Categories: Letter to Campus

Fall shifting to remote Cougar experience

To our Cougar community on the WSU Pullman campus: We write today with disappointing news. Our fall 2020 semester at WSU Pullman will not be what we hoped, wanted, or planned. Given the alarming rise in the number of COVID‑19 cases regionally and nationally, all undergraduate courses at WSU Pullman will be delivered at a distance and will be […]

Categories: Letter to Campus

Next steps in implementing FY 2021 budget reductions

Dear Faculty and Staff: As we continue to carefully weigh the impact of various budget-reduction scenarios and identify solutions that will be the least harmful to our ability to carry out our land-grant mission, I want to bring you up-to-date on the steps that the Executive Committee of the President’s Cabinet has approved for the […]

Categories: Letter to Campus

In support of our international students

Dear Cougar Community: We want to be crystal-clear: Washington State University fully supports the ability of all international students to pursue a college degree. We feel compelled to make this public statement in light of the announcement earlier this week by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) that it would discontinue visa exceptions for international students […]

Categories: Letter to Campus

In-person commencement canceled

It is with much sadness and regret that we write to let you know we have decided to cancel the in‑person commencement ceremonies scheduled at all of our campuses later this summer. This is not a choice that any of us wanted to make. It was a decision not easily made nor quickly reached. But […]

Categories: Letter to Campus

Supreme Court ruling affirms DACA policy

Dear Faculty, Staff, and Students: Yesterday’s ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court is a tremendous victory for many students at WSU, as well as students and their families throughout the State of Washington and the nation. The Supreme Court’s decision blocked the dismantling of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy, which would have affected an estimated […]

Categories: Letter to Campus