Mar 21, 2019  
2018-2019 University Catalog 
2018-2019 University Catalog

University Personnel

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Board of Trustees

Betti Fujikado, BA Seattle
Karen Lee, BA, JD Covington
Chase Franklin, BA Seattle
Earl Overstreet, BS, MBA Greenbank
Susan K. Sharpe, BA, MBA Bellingham
John Meyer, BA, JD Mount Vernon
Maureen West, BS, MSN, PhD Bellingham
Abigail Ramos, Student Trustee (one-year term)                                                                                      Sunnyside
Secretary to the Board of Trustees Barbara Sandoval
Assistant Secretary to the Board of Trustees Rayne Rambo

Administrative Officers

  Sabah Randhawa, BS, MS, PhD
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
  Brent J. Carbajal, BS, MA, PhD
Vice President for University Advancement and President/CEO, WWU Foundation
  Stephanie Bowers, BA, MGA
Vice President for Business and Financial Affairs
  Richard Van Den Hul, BS, MBA
Vice President for Enrollment and Student Services
  Melynda Huskey, BA, PhD
Vice President for University Relations and Marketing
  Donna Gibbs, BA

Office of the President and Provost

Executive Assistant to the President
  Paul Dunn, BA, MA, PhD
Assistant to the President/Secretary to the Board of Trustees
  Barbara Sandoval
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs
  Brian Burton, BA, MBA, PhD
Vice Provost for Equal Opportunity & Employment Diversity
  Sue Guenter-Schlesinger, BA, MA, PhD
Vice Provost for Extended Education
  Earl F. Gibbons, BA, MPIA, PhD
Vice Provost for Information Technology/Chief Information Officer
  John Lawson, BS, MS, PhD
Vice Provost for Research and Dean of the Graduate School
  Gautam Pillay, BS, PhD
Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
  Steven L. VanderStaay, BA, MA, PhD
Director of Academic Budgeting
  Ichi Pencil, BA, CPA, MBA    
Director of Institutional Research  
  Ming Zhang, MS, PhD    
Administrative Assistant to the Provost    
   Melinda Assink, BA    

Academic Affairs

Business and Economics, College of
  Dean, Scott Young, BA, MBA, PhD
Education, Woodring College of
  Dean, Horacio Walker, BA, MEd, PhD
Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies
  Dean, John (Jack) A. Herring, BS, PhD
Fine and Performing Arts, College of
  Dean, Christopher (Kit) Spicer, BA, MA, PhD
Humanities and Social Sciences, College of
  Dean, Paqui Paredes Méndez, BA, MA, PhD
Huxley College of the Environment
  Dean, Steven Hollenhorst, BA, MA, PhD
Science and Engineering, College of
  Dean, Brad Johnson, BS, MS, PhD
Vice Provost for Research and Graduate Dean
  Dean, Gautam Pillay, BS, PhD
  Dean of Libraries, Mark I. Greenberg, BA, MA, PhD, MLS
Shannon Point Marine Center
  Director, Erika McPhee-Shaw, BA, PhD
Institute for Global Engagement
  Director, Vicki Hamblin, BS, MA, PhD

University Relations and Community Development

Administrative Assistant to the Vice President
  Lorie McNeill
Office of University Communications and Marketing
  Director, Paul Cocke, BA
Community Relations
  Director, Chris Roselli, BA
Small Business Development Center
  Director, CJ Seitz, BS, MBA
Washington Campus Connect
  Director, Jennifer Hine, BA, MBA
Web Communication Technologies
  Director, Max Bronsema, BA, MEd

Business and Financial Affairs

Associate Vice President
  Brian Sullivan, BS
Assistant to the Vice President
  Nancy L. Phillips
Budget Office
  Director, Linda Teater, BS, MBA
Facilities Development & Capital Budget
  Director and University Architect, Rick Benner, BA / FAIA
Environmental Health and Safety
  Director, Sue Sullivan, BA, MBA
Human Resources
  Assistant Vice President for Human Resources, Chyerl Wolfe-Lee, BA, PHR, CLRP
Facilities Management
   Director, John Furman, PE, CFM
Public Safety
  Director, Darin Rasmussen, BS

 Enrollment and Student Services

Administrative Assistant to the Vice President
  Lynne Walker, BS
Assistant Vice President for Enrollment and Student Services/Special Assistant to the President for Diversity
  Kunle Ojikutu, BS, MPA, PhD
Assistant Vice President for Enrollment and Student Services/Admissions and Financial Aid
  Clara Capron, BS, MEd    
Budget and Administration/Enrollment and Student Services
  Director, Linda P. Beckman, BA, MBA
Dean of Students
  Ted Pratt, BA, MEd
Special Assistant to the Vice President for Enrollment and Student Services
  Sara Wilson, BA, MS
Academic and Career Development Services
  Director, Tina Loudon, BEd, MEd
  Director, Steve Card, BA
  General Manager, Peg Godwin, BA
Campus Recreation Services
  Director, Adam Leonard, BS, MPE
Counseling Center
  Director, Shari Robinson, BA, MS, PhD
Disability Access Center
  Director, David Brunnemer, BA, MSpEd
New Student Services/Family Outreach
  Program Director, Ronna Biggs, BA, MS
Prevention and Wellness
  Director, Elva Munro, BA, MS
  David Brunnemer, BA, MSpEd
Student Health Center
  Director, Emily Gibson, AB, MD
Student Outreach Services
  Director and Associate Dean, Renee Collins, BA, MEd, EdD
University Residences
  Director, Leonard Jones, BS, MS
University Dining Services
   Director, Stephen Wadsworth
Associate Dean of Student Engagement/Director of Viking Union Facilities
  Eric Alexander, BS, MS

University Advancement

Assistant Vice President for Alumni, Annual Giving and Advancement Communications
  Deborah DeWees, BA
Associate Vice President for Development and Leadership Giving
  Tim Szymanowski, BA
Chief Operating Officer
  Mark Brovak, BA    
Senior Director of Special Events and Director of Development for the Libraries and Athletics
  Mark Bagley, BA, MA
Senior Director of Development for University Strategy Initiatives
  Manca Valum, BA
Special Assistant to the Vice President for University Advancement
  Kathleen Culver, BA
Administrative Assistant to the Vice President for University Advancement
  Loni Samborski, CMT
Program Support Supervisor II for Alumni, Annual Giving and Advancement Communications
  Heather Christianson
Administrative Assistant III to the Associate Vice President for Development and Leadership Giving
  Windy Paige Dvorak

Presidents of the Faculty Senate

2018-19 McNeel Jantzen
2017-18 Allison Giffen
2016-17 Kristen Larson
2015-16 Molly Ware
2014-15 Spencer Anthony-Cahill
2013-14 Johann Neem
2011-13 Karen Stout (2 terms)
2010-11 Scott Pearce
2009-10 Daniel Larner
2008-09 Matthew Liao-Troth
2007-08 Jeff Newcomer
2006-07 Ira Hyman
2005-06 William Lyne
2004-05 Jim Stewart
2003-04 James Loucky
2002-03 John Purdy
2001-02 Kathleen Kennedy
2000-01, 1989-90 Christopher A. Suczek
1999-00 Mark Bussell
1998-99 E. Leroy Plumlee
1997-98 James W. Hearne
1996-97 George T. Cvetkovich
1995-96 Kenneth Hoover
1994-95 Kris A. Bulcroft
1993-94 Kathleen M. Knutzen
1991-93 John Mason (2 terms)
1990-91 Richard W. Thompson
1987-89 George E. Mariz (2 terms)
1986-87 Harry Jackson
1985-86 Robert M. Thorndike

University Presidents Emeritus

  President Emeritus. BA, MS, PhD, University of California, Riverside.
  President Emeritus. BS, Denison University; MA, PhD, University of Michigan.
  President Emeritus. BA, MA, University of Western Ontario; PhD, University of Rochester.
  President Emeritus. BS, Purdue University; MEd, EdD, University of Florida.
  President Emeritus. AB, MBA, University of Pennsylvania; PhD, University of California-Berkeley.
  President Emeritus. BA, Maryville College, MA, University of Michigan, PhD, University of Chicago, EdD, (honorary) Maryville College

Dean Emeritus

  Dean Emeritus of Woodring College of Education, BS, MS, University of Utah; PhD, University of Texas, Austin.
  Dean Emeritus of Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies, BA, Fairhaven College/Western Washington University; MA, PhD, University of Chicago.
  Dean Emeritus of College of Business and Economics, BA, MA, Western Washington University; PhD, Indiana University (Bloomington).
  Dean Emeritus of College of Sciences and Technology, BS, University of North Dakota, PhD, Indiana University.
  Dean Emeritus of Huxley College of the Environment, BA, MA, Western Michigan University; PhD, University of Michigan.

 Distinguished Service Professor of Western Washington University

  Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of the University. BA, University of Washington; MEd, Western Washington College of Education; PhD, University of Oregon.
  Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of the University. BA, MA, University of Western Ontario; PhD, University of Rochester.  
  Distinguished Service Professor of the University. BA, Waynesburg College; MA, University of New Hampshire; PhD, University of Oklahoma  

Retired Faculty - Emeritus

List of Retired Faculty - Emeritus  


List of current faculty  

Library Faculty

MARK GREENBERG (2013) Dean of Libraries and Professor. BA, University of Toronto; MA, University of Western Ontario; PhD, University of Florida; MLS, University of South Florida.

MARGARET FAST (1997) Associate Professor, Subject Librarian. BA, Mills College; MA, University of British Columbia; MLS, State University of New York-Albany.

J. GABRIEL GOSSETT (2009) Associate Professor, Head of Research, Hacherl Research-Writing Studio. BA, University Wisconsin-Milwaukee; MLIS, University Wisconsin-Madison.

ELIZABETH JOFFRION (2012) Associate Professor, Director of Heritage Resources. BA, Louisiana State University; MA, University of New Orleans; MLIS, University of Maryland.

MADELINE KELLY (2017) Assistant Professor, Director of Collections. BA, University of Mary Washington; MLS, Simmons Graduate School of Library & Information Science.

ROBERT LOPRESTI (1987) Professor, Subject Librarian. BA, Juniata College; MLS, Rutgers, The State University.

REBECCA MARRALL (2010) Associate Professor, Discovery Services Librarian. BS, Portland State University; MLIS, University of Hawaii at Manoa.

SARAH MCDANIEL (2016) Assistant Professor, Director of Teaching & Learning and the Learning Commons. BA, University of Wisconsin-Madison; MLIS, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; MA, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

CASEY MULLIN (2016) Assistant Professor, Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services. BA, Western Washington University; MLIS, Indiana University.

JENNY OLEEN (2014) Associate Professor, Scholarly Communications Librarian. BS, Kansas State University; BS, University of Arizona; MLS, Indiana University.

ANDREA PETERSON (1999) Associate Dean of Libraries. BA, University of Utah; MLS, Indiana University.

JEFF PURDUE (1999) Associate Professor, Learning Commons and Media Librarian. BA, MA, University of Illinois at Chicago; MLS, Dominican University, River Forest, Illinois.

MARIAN A. RITTER (1969) Associate Professor, Head of the Music Library. BME, MLS, University of Portland.

ELIZABETH A. STEPHAN (2008) Associate Professor, Learning Commons Librarian for Student Engagement & Business and Economics Librarian. BA, Northwest Missouri State University; MLS, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

SYLVIA TAG (1997) Associate Professor, Subject Librarian. BA, Colorado College; MLIS, University of Iowa.

MICHAEL TAYLOR (2018) Assistant Professor, Special Collections Librarian. BA, Indiana State University; MA & MLS, Indiana State University. 

Degrees and Certificates

Degrees granted from August 2016 to June 2017, inclusive:
Master of Education 50
Master of Arts 53
Master of Science 78
Master of Music 4
Master of Business Administration 52
Master in Teaching 52
Master of Professional Accounting 8
Master of Fine Arts 11
Bachelor of Arts in Education 203
Bachelor of Arts 2,127
Bachelor of Science 1,037
Bachelor of Fine Arts 25
Bachelor of Music 24
Bachelor of Science in Nursing 36
Total (undergraduate) 3,452
Recommended for certification to the State Superintendent for Public Instruction — August 2016 to August 2017, inclusive:
Residency Teacher Certificate 280

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