Welcome to Central Washington University's Office of the President

The mission of the Office of the President is to guide and support the university’s efforts to be a leader in higher education in the state of Washington and to prepare students from diverse backgrounds for enlightened, responsible, and productive lives.

About the office of the President

About the Office

The mission of the Office of the President is to lead the creation and realization of CWU’s vision, 
development of institutional priorities, and the expression of CWU’s vision and value.

January 25, 2023

From the President: Promoting Justice and Safety

Yet another series of senseless acts of violence struck the moral consciousness of America this week, leaving our country — and, especially, members of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community — feeling grief-stricken, unsafe, and unsure where the next random attack might occur.


January 10, 2023

"The Fierce Urgency of Now" - Honoring Dr. King

“We have also come to this hallowed spot to remind America of the fierce urgency of now. This is no time to engage in the luxury of cooling off or to take the tranquilizing drug of gradualism. Now is the time to rise from the dark and desolate valley of segregation to the sunlit path of racial justice.”

 — Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

November 22, 2022

CWU Community Stands Together in Honoring LGBTQ+ Lives

The urgent necessity of our work to model change for equity and belonging was further reinforced this weekend following the tragic violence at Club Q in Colorado. Innocent lives were harmed and lost because of our nation’s enduring struggle with violence and oppression targeting the LGBTQ+ communities.