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WWU trustees pick OSU provost as only finalist for president

The Western Washington University board of trustees has picked the provost at Oregon State University as the preferred candidate to become the school’s 14th president. Sabah Randhawa is OSU’s second ranking administrator.

Gonzaga sends most students to Peace Corps for its size

Gonzaga University produced more Peace Corps volunteers than any other small college in America for the third year in a row. Also topping the list in their size categories were the University of Washington and Western Washington University, marking the second time in three years the state swept all three rankings.

Speedy soccer scorer heads to WWU

The Western Washington University men’s soccer team came close to reaching the NCAA Division II tournament for the first time in program history this fall. Close. Frustratingly close.

3 WA schools best source of Peace Corps volunteers

SEATTLE — The Peace Corps says the University of Washington, Western Washington University and Gonzaga University are among the best places in the nation for recruiting volunteers.

Gregoire upset about WWU faculty raises

SEATTLE – Gov. Chris Gregoire isn’t happy about Western Washington University’s new faculty contract that includes raises and other pay increases of more than 13 percent over three years for some faculty members. She wrote a letter last week to Western President Bruce Shepard expressing “grave concerns” about the raises faculty members are getting during the worst economic times in 80 years.

Western Washington men win NCAA D-II national basketball crown

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. – Five players in double figures, and that didn’t even include the leading scorer for the season. Pretty much sums up how Western Washington got to its first title game and won it. It took everybody, and then some.

WWU still in race for 100 mpg auto competition

Western Washington University is one of only two universities in the U.S. still competing to win the $10 million Progressive Automotive X-Prize. The race to create a 100-mpg production automobile had 110 teams just a year ago.