President Schulz’s Messages

Enrollment efforts across the system

Dear WSU Community, As an institution, the number of students enrolled across our system plays an integral role in the way we operate. The last few years have proven to be increasingly difficult in that arena as we graduate some of our largest classes in WSU history and confront the ever-changing landscape of higher education during a […]

Categories: Letter to Campus

Fall semester at WSU

Dear WSU Community, I hope that you are all enjoying the fall semester and staying warm wherever you may be. Around my office in downtown Pullman, the leaves have fully transitioned from green to a familiar crimson hue. It’s a shade I’ve been fortunate to see more and more in my travels across the state. […]

Categories: Letter to Campus

Evaluating our budgets and budget model

Dear WSU Community, I hope the fall semester is going well for everyone. As I have the opportunity to travel around Washington, it is heartening to see so much energy and enthusiasm among WSU faculty, staff, and students for in‑person activities. Like many public universities, WSU is still feeling the aftereffects of two years of COVID‑related challenges […]

Categories: Letter to Campus

A new chapter for WSU

Dear WSU Family, Welcome to the Fall 2022 semester. I hope you were able to take some time over the summer to refresh and re‑energize in advance of the start of another academic year. For the first time since 2019, we are starting fall classes without any restrictions on our campuses. It’s an exciting return to normalcy, […]

Categories: Letter to Campus

A time to reflect and commit to doing better

Next week marks the first recognition of Juneteenth as an official state and federal holiday. The holiday commemorates June 19, 1865, the day when news of the end of the Civil War finally reached Galveston, Texas, nearly two and a half years after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed by President Abraham Lincoln. We appreciate that our state leaders […]

Categories: Letter to Campus

Celebrating Pride Month

June marks Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex (LGBTQI+) Pride Month. Originally celebrated to honor the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in Greenwich Village, Pride Month has grown to be a recognition of the impact LGBTQI+ individuals have had and continue to have, on history at home, across the nation, and abroad. At WSU, we honor and celebrate the tremendous […]

Categories: Letter to Campus