Faculty and Staff Updates

From the Vice Provost for Graduate and Professional Education

  • Graduate Admissions Management Dear Colleagues, As of today, we have received 157 new fall 2024 graduate student applications, with an additional 1,839 applications in progress. Additionally, we have 188 applicants for the Spring 2024 term awaiting decisions. These candidates require our immediate attention to either admit, deny, or defer their applications to a subsequent term. Reflecting on the […]
  • Policy Revisions to the Individual Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program Dear Colleagues, I am pleased to announce that on October 19, 2023, the Washington State University Faculty Senate unanimously passed significant updates to the policies governing our Individual Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program (IIDP). First established in 1983, WSU’s IIDP has been a leader in supporting students and providing them valuable opportunities as they work within a […]
  • 2023 WSU Graduate Student Survey Dear Colleagues, I am writing to share the executive summary of the 2023 WSU Graduate Student Survey, conducted by Scott Avery, Director of Data Management and Graduate Assessment. This summary offers a concise overview of the feedback collected from our graduate students in Spring 2023, covering a range of topics from academic experiences to career […]
  • Graduate Program Fall 2023 Updates Dear Colleagues, On October 5, 2023, the WSU Faculty Senate approved the establishment of a policy for the revision of graduate program handbooks and existing graduate certificates. Some time-sensitive changes are summarized below: Modifying Existing Program Handbooks:A new policy has been established allowing graduate programs the autonomy to update their handbooks. This change bypasses the […]
  • Summer 2023 Policies and Procedures Updates July 26, 2023 Dear Colleagues, On March 23, 2023, the WSU Faculty Senate approved the Graduate School Policies and Procedures effective Fall 2023. The Faculty Senate approval request passed as detailed in the meeting minutes of March 23. Some time-sensitive changes are summarized below. Major Change 1: Establishing the Faculty of the Graduate School The […]

Graduate Coordinator and Director Listserv Digest

  • Graduate Assistantship Processing Training Sessions Hello All, With Spring semester around the corner, please  join us for one of the two Graduate Assistantship Processing training sessions that will be held on Wednesday November 15th and Thursday December 14th.  Please feel free to forward this email to those that would be interested or are involved in assistantship processing. You can sign […]

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