International research star joins WSU

RICHLAND – An internationally recognized microbiologist is joining WSU as the director of the Center for Bioproducts and Bioenergy and as the Battelle Distinguished Professor, based at WSU Tri-Cities. Birgitte Ahring signed the offer letter this week at her home in Denmark, agreeing to lead WSU’s interdisciplinary center that will focus research and academic programming […]

Pharmacy establishes diabetes professorship

PULLMAN – A new endowed professorship for a diabetes educator in the College of Pharmacy at WSU will be held first by the professor for whom it is named. Professor R. Keith Campbell has been appointed to the newly created “R. Keith Campbell Endowed Professorship in Diabetes Care,” effective Feb. 1. The College raised from […]

New leader at technology entrepreneurship institute

TRI-CITIES, Wash. – WSU Tri-Cities professor Nancy Ashley of the information systems department has been named director of the Institute for Technology Entrepreneurship.Ashley is an associate professor of accounting and business law at the Tri-Cities campus.Established earlier this year as a cooperative endeavor of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, the WSU College of Business and Economics […]

Unique position combines chancellor, vice provost

Washington State University is searching for an innovative leader who will be chancellor for its Spokane campus and who also will coordinate activities across the university system as vice provost for health science. “Representatives from the Pullman campus, WSU Spokane, WSU Vancouver and the Spokane community serving on the search committee encourage nominations and applications […]

Michael Griswold named College of Sciences dean

Michael Griswold, professor of Washington State University’s School of Molecular Biosciences, has accepted the position of dean for the College of Sciences. Griswold has served as interim dean of the College of Sciences for the past year. His appointment marks the completion of a search that began Aug. 2, 2002, and netted more than 30 […]