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University Personnel

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Board of Trustees

Betti Fujikado, BA Seattle
Karen Lee, BA, JD Covington
Dennis Madsen, BS Seattle
Ralph Munro, BA Olympia
Philip E. Sharpe, Jr., BA, JD Bellingham
Dick Thompson, BA, JD Olympia
Peggy Zoro, BS, MEd Bellingham
Student Trustee (one-year term)
Secretary to the Board of Trustees Elizabeth Sipes

Administrative Officers

  Bruce Shepard, BA, MA, PhD
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
  Catherine Riordan, BS, PhD
Vice President for Advancement and Executive Director, WWU Foundation
  Stephanie Bowers, BA, MGA
Vice President for Business and Financial Affairs
  Richard Van Den Hul, BS, MBA
Senior Vice President, Vice President for Enrollment and Student Services
  Eileen Coughlin, BS, MA, EdD
Vice President for University Relations
  Steve Swan, BA

Office of the President and Provost

Executive Director for University Planning and Budgeting
  Paula Gilman, BA, MA
Executive Assistant to the President
  Paul Dunn, BA, MA, PhD
Assistant to the President
  Barbara Stoneberg
Vice Provost for Academic Resources
  Debra Jusak, BA, MS, 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
Acting Vice Provost for Research and Graduate Dean
  Kathleen Kitto, BS, MSME
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    
Assistant to the Provost    
   Bev Jones    

Academic Affairs

Business and Economics, College of
  Dean, Brian K. Burton, BA, MBA, PhD
Education, Woodring College of
  Dean, Francisco A. Rios, BA, MA, PhD
Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies
  Dean, Roger Gilman, BA, MA, PhD
Fine and Performing Arts, College of
  Dean, Daniel Guyette, BS, MFA
Humanities and Social Sciences, College of
  Dean, Brent J. Carbajal, BA, MA, PhD
Huxley College of the Environment
  Dean, Steven Hollenhorst, BA, MA, PhD
Sciences and Technology, College of
  Dean, Jeff R. Wright, BA/BSE, MSE, PhD
Acting Vice Provost for Research and Graduate Dean
  Kathleen Kitto, BS, MSME
  Dean of Libraries, Christopher Cox, BA, MA, MLS
Shannon Point Marine Center
  Director, Stephen D. Sulkin, AB, MS, PhD
Center for International Studies
  Director, Vicki Hamblin, BS, MA, PhD

University Relations

Associate Vice President for University Relations and Director for Government Relations
  Sherry Burkey
Administrative Assistant to the Vice President
  Lorie McNeill
Office of University Communications
  Director, Paul Cocke
Print and Copy Services
  Director, Rosemary Sterling

Business and Financial Affairs

Assistant Vice President
  Brian Sullivan, BS
Assistant to the Vice President
  Nancy L. Phillips
Facilities Development & Capital Budget
  Director, Rick Benner, BA / AIA
Environmental Health and Safety
  Director, Gayle Shipley, BS, MS
Human Resources
  Director, Chyerl Wolfe-Lee, BA, PHR
Facilities Management
   Director, John Furman, PE, CFM
Public Safety
  Director, Randy Stegmeier, BS, MPA

Enrollment and Student Services

Administrative Assistant to the Vice President
  Elizabeth Mason, BS

Assistant Vice President for Enrollment and Student Services/Special Assistant to the President for Diversity

  Kunle Ojikutu, BS, MPA, PhD
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
Admissions and Financial Aid
  Executive Director, Clara Capron, BS, MEd
  Director, Lynda Goodrich, BA, MEd
  General Manager, Peg Godwin, BA
Campus Community Coalition
  Coordinator, Lyndie Case, BA
Campus Recreation Services
  Director, Marie Sather, AA, BA, MEd
Counseling Center
  Director, Nancy Corbin, AB, MEd, PhD
disAbility Resources for Students
  Director, David Brunnemer, BA, MSpEd
New Student Services/Family Outreach
  Director, Anna Carey, BA, MEd
Prevention and Wellness
  Director, Elva Giddings, BA, MS
  David Brunnemer, BA, MSpEd
Student Health Center
  Director, Emily Gibson, AB, MD
Dean of Students Office
  Associate Dean, Sherry Mallory, BA, PhD
Student Outreach Services
  Director and Associate Dean, Renee Collins, BA, MEd, EdD
University Residences
  Director, Willy Hart, BA, MS
University Dining Services
   Director, Stephen Wadsworth
Viking Union Facilities
  Director, Jim Schuster, AA, BA, MEd
Viking Union Student Activities
  Director, Kevin Majkut, BA, MA

Presidents of the Faculty Senate

2011-13 Karen Stout
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
Assistant to the Faculty Senate: Rose Marie Norton-Nader, BA, MA

University Presidents Emeritus

  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.

Dean Emeritus

  Dean Emeritus of Woodring College of Education, B.S., M.S., University of Utah; Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin.
  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.

 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

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JEANNE ARMSTRONG (1997) Associate Professor. BA, University of Dayton; MA, Rosary College Graduate School; PhD, University of Arizona.

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

GABRIEL GOSSETT (2009) Instructor, BA, University Wisconsin-Milwaukee; MLIS, University Wisconsin-Madison

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

MICHAEL LORENSEN (2010) Assistant Dean for Public Services and Associate Professor; PhD, Central Michigan University; ME, Ohio University; MLS, Kent State University

LEZA (ELIZABETH) MADSEN (2002) Associate Professor. BA, Western Washington State College; MLS, University of Hawaii; MA, Stanford University.

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

PAUL PIPER (1997) Associate Professor. BS, MFA, University of Montana; MLIS, University of Hawaii.

CECILIA SIU-WAH POON (2000) Associate Professor. BA, University of South Florida; MLS, Indiana University.

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

MARIAN A. RITTER (1969) Associate Professor. BME, MLS, University of Portland.

PETER A. SMITH (1990) Associate Professor. BA, MA, MLS, Wayne State University.

ELIZABETH A. STEPHAN (2008) Assistant Professor. BA, Northwest Missouri State University; MLS, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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

BOB THOMAS (2006) Assistant Professor. BS, University of the State of New York; MLIS, University of Washington.

Degrees and Certificates

Degrees granted from August 2010 to June 2011, inclusive:
Master of Education 65
Master of Arts 71
Master of Science 63
Master of Music 4
Master of Business Administration 55
Master in Teaching 53
Master of Professional Accounting 7
Bachelor of Arts in Education 186
Bachelor of Arts 2,186
Bachelor of Science 587
Bachelor of Fine Arts 15
Bachelor of Music 22
Total 3,314
Recommended for certification to the State Superintendent for Public Instruction — August 2010 to June 2011, inclusive:
Residency Teacher Certificate 326

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