University Affairs

Judge rules in favor of WSU and OSU

Statement from WSU President Kirk Schulz and Director of Athletics Pat Chun about today’s ruling affirming that the future of the Pac‑12 should be determined by the members who remain in the conference rather than those who are leaving.

WSU Cougars logo with lyrics from the WSU Fight Song in the background.

Observing Juneteenth

This commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States has been celebrated for more than a century, though it only recently became a national holiday. From small backyard gatherings to large festivals and parades, people come together in unity and purpose.

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A composite of red, white, and green stripes and a black and white photo of a Juneteenth celebration in 1880.

Recognizing our LGBTQI+ community

This June, we celebrate the tremendous contributions of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex (LGBTQI+) community and recognize the importance of LGBTQI+ rights at a time when they have, once again, come under attack.

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A rainbow-colored painting.

Sandra Haynes named WSU Tri-Cities chancellor

As chancellor, Haynes will function as the chief executive officer, representing the campus in the community, guiding campus growth, and advocating for WSU Tri-Cities within the WSU statewide system of campuses.

portrait of Sandra Haynes