Recent works join distinguished gallery

Portraits of the three most recent past presidents have joined those of earlier WSU chief executives on display across campus.   Private funds paid for the paintings of V. Lane Rawlins and Samuel H. Smith. The portrait of Glenn Terrell was donated by Glenn and Gail Terrell.    Portraits of other past presidents, and their […]

Grant proposals sought for innovative ideas

The Office of Undergraduate Education is seeking grant proposals for “innovative ideas to enhance learning and teaching at WSU.”  The deadline to submit proposals is March 21. Up to eight grants of a maximum of $5,000 each will be awarded. It is expected that recipients should be notified by April 30. Funding comes from the […]

Saneholtz receives AFW leadership award

PULLMAN – Marcia Saneholtz, a retired WSU senior associate athletic director, was recently honored by the WSU Association for Faculty Women with the 2007 Samuel H. Smith Leadership Award. The award honors an AFW member whose leadership has advanced the role of women at WSU and/or who has demonstrated leadership in her profession at the […]

Flexing those math muscles

Quick! Name a profession that doesn’t require quantitative literacy. Trick question. There isn’t one. Quantitative literacy – the ability to use elementary math tools to interpret and manipulate data and ideas. According to Kimberly Vincent, clinical assistant professor of mathematics, naming a profession that doesn’t require quantitative reasoning is as impossible as naming one that doesn’t […]

Faculty earn Smith, Sahlin, Distinguished Address awards

The first five faculty recipients of awards bestowed annually in the spring by Washington State University have been selected. They will be honored publicly on April 1 at the Celebrating Excellence recognition banquet. More information on the day’s World Class Face to Face Showcase events can be found at and in a Dec. 17 […]

Four candidates selected in search for vice provost

Four candidates have been selected from a field of applicants for the vice provost of research position. Finalists include: • Neil C. Olson, associate dean for research at North Carolina State University. Olson earned his bachelor’s degree in veterinary medicine and doctor of veterinary medicine degree from University of Minnesota, and his Ph.D. in physiology […]

Scholar Rogers Smith will lecture Nov. 7

Former Yale professor Rogers M. Smith will visit Washington State University to present “Political Allegiances in the 21st Century” as part of Phi Beta Kappa’s Visiting Scholar Program on Nov. 7. The lecture, free and open to the public, will be from 3 – 4:30 p.m. in Todd Hall, Room 276. A professor at the […]

Smith Center dedication May 9

A public dedication of the Samuel H. Smith Center for Undergraduate Education at Washington State University is set for 10:30 a.m. May 9. It will be held on the Cyber Café patio, located on the center’s first floor. A reception and tours follow the ceremony. WSU President V. Lane Rawlins will preside at the event, […]