WSU Virtually Dedicates Plant Sciences Building

Washington State University held a virtual dedication for the new Plant Sciences Building Monday. Due to the ongoing pandemic, WSU officials released a video to celebrate the opening of the new state of the art collaborative research facility on the Pullman campus. The $66 million building was funded by the Washington State Legislature. Construction of […]

Washington State University Extends Schulz’ Contract

Washington State University announced Monday a five-year contract extension for President Kirk Schulz. Because of the financial hardship the school has suffered at the hands of the COVID-19 pandemic, Schulz opted to take a 10% pay cut, as well as foregoing a $50,000 retention bonus called for in his original WSU contract. The pay reduction […]

McCracken Sees Many Opportunities As She Takes Over At Extension

On January 1st, new leadership took over at Washington State University Extension.  Vicki McCracken was named WSU Associate dean and Director of WSU’s Extension.  She noted that Extension is in a good place right now, but one of the biggest challenges is educating students, alumni and Cougar nation who Extension is and what it does. […]