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Mary Cullinan and Sabah Randhawa: Eastern and Western: United in serving students and growing local economies

Eastern Washington University and Western Washington University anchor both sides of our state. While each university is distinctive, our mission and values are similar.

Mary Cullinan and Lynn Hickey: Academics and athletics: A powerful partnership for our region

The success of EWU’s football program turns a spotlight on our academic excellence. And, by bringing national attention to our university, athletic success actually adds value to our academic degrees.

Mary Cullinan: Why go to college? Eastern alumni can tell you

Eastern Washington University celebrated homecoming this year by inviting back to campus the alumni who graduated 50 years ago. More than 100 members of the class of 1968 attended our …

UPDATED: Thu., May 3, 2018, 8:42 p.m.

Five-year deal with Eastern Washington will pay A.D. Lynn Hickey $179k annually

New Eastern Washington University athletic director Lynn Hickey will earn $178,566 annually during the course of a five-year contract signed last week. Hickey, who served as interim athletic director beginning …

UPDATED: Wed., April 25, 2018, 9:09 p.m.

Lynn Hickey introduced as new athletic director at Eastern Washington

Lynn Hickey’s improbable journey to Eastern Washington University began with a late-January phone call from the parking lot at a Dairy Queen in south Texas. On the other end was …

UPDATED: Wed., April 25, 2018, 5:49 a.m.

Lynn Hickey named athletic director at Eastern Washington University

Her first choice was the right one, Eastern Washington President Mary Cullinan has decided. Lynn Hickey, whom Cullinan hired as interim athletic director 10 weeks ago, is now the school’s …

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 13, 2018, 6:36 p.m.

Eastern Washington interim AD Lynn Hickey is off and running, though not necessarily running for the permanent position

For those following Eastern Washington’s search for a new athletic director, it’s already been an intriguing week.

EWU has come a long way from its roots as a kids’ school and teachers’ college

Eastern Washington University’s leaders aren’t standing idly by while Spokane becomes a hub for innovation and a magnet for employers. Instead they are pursuing new facilities at the main campus …

EWU is helping transform our region

Eastern Washington University is not the college it was 100 years ago. It’s not the university of 15 years ago. As a public university, EWU has always been responsive, adapting …

UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 5, 2018, 5:43 p.m.

Eastern Washington initiates the search for a new athletic director

The help-wanted ad went up last week on the Eastern Washington University web site. Two-thirds of the way down the list – just below ads for a custodian and food …

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 26, 2018, 7:54 p.m.

Eastern Washington names former UTSA athletic director Lynn Hickey to interim AD role

Longtime athletics administrator Lynn Hickey will serve as interim athletic director at Eastern Washington University, president Mary Cullinan said in a release Friday morning.

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 6:10 p.m.

Eastern Washington moves forward with process to replace departing athletic director

Sometime next week, Eastern Washington University president Mary Cullinan is expected to publicly announce formation of a search committee and an interim athletic director to replace the departing Bill Chaves.

Mary Cullinan: Help a student attend college: Support a scholarship

Kassidy worried she would have to drop out of EWU because of family illness and dwindling financial resources. A scholarship offered her renewed opportunity. “I can’t express enough gratitude for …

Fired Eastern Washington cross country coach Chris Shane plans legal action

Former Eastern Washington cross country coach Chris Shane said Friday that he plans legal action to challenge the findings of a report that led to his departure from the program.

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 5, 2018, 11:30 p.m.

EWU president declines to comment on status of AD Bill Chaves

As her athletic director pursues a similar position elsewhere, Eastern Washington University president Mary Cullinan declined to comment Friday on Bill Chaves’ future status.

New contract rewards Beau Baldwin’s winning ways with Eastern Washington football

Even at $240,000 a year, Beau Baldwin is one of the biggest bargains in college football. Baldwin’s 85-32 record is seventh best in the history of the Big Sky Conference. …

Doug Clark: EWU’s engineering showcase humbling for slacker like me

“Five, four, three, two…” This was the moment, the closest I’ll ever come to calling myself a rocket scientist.

EWU’s newest president making waves with advocacy, innovation

The conference room at Eastern Washington University was full of youngsters who volunteered for a day of civics immersion. University President Mary Cullinan stepped to the lectern for a quick …

Eastern Washington University president Arevalo ends eight-year reign

Rodolfo Arevalo’s duties as Eastern Washington University president end today, and as he hands off the job to incoming President Mary Cullinan, he’s confident the university will continue to thrive. …

Cullinan will be EWU’s first female president

Mary Cullinan is on her way to making history. She has been named the next president of Eastern Washington University, the Cheney school’s 26th president. She is the first woman …

Forums planned for EWU presidential finalists

Two of the three finalists to lead Eastern Washington University received no-confidence votes from faculty in their current jobs as university presidents. The three candidates in the running to replace …