CWU News


David Hartless, CWU Student Trustee
Aug. 16, 2022

Governor Appoints David Hartless as Student Trustee for 2022-23

The Central Washington University Board of Trustees is pleased to welcome David Hartless as its Student Trustee for the...

Map of the Cascadia Subduction Zone
Aug. 10, 2022

CWU Emergency Management Team Assists On Large-Scale FEMA Exercise

Over the past year, CWU’s Office of Emergency Management assisted the Washington State Emergency Management...

Jason Knirck, interim dean of CAH
Aug. 10, 2022

Jason Knirck Named Interim Dean of CWU College of Arts and Humanities

Longtime Central Washington University history professor Dr. Jason Knirck has been named Interim Dean of the College of...

Photo of Wendy Holden
Aug. 4, 2022

CWU Director of Disability Services Wins Inaugural RADD Award

Central Washington University’s Director of Disability Services Wendy Holden recently won the Disability...

Aug. 4, 2022

From the President: New Chief of Staff and Executive Director of IE

Dear Colleagues,  Central Washington University is pleased to welcome two team members to executive roles this...

Photo of Andrew McDonald
Aug. 3, 2022

CWU Alum Among First Peace Corps Volunteers to Return to Overseas Service

Central Washington University alumnus Andrew McDonald is among the first group of Peace Corps volunteers to return to...

Virtual parking permit graphic
Jul. 27, 2022

Virtual Parking System Offers Convenience for CWU Students, Employees, Visitors

CWU employees, students, and visitors can now manage their campus parking accounts more efficiently through CWU Parking...

CWU vaccination clinic in 2021
Jul. 27, 2022

From the President: Update on COVID-19 Protocols

Dear Colleagues, Thank you for your truly great work during the 2021-2022 academic year as we returned to somewhat...

CWU President Jim Wohlpart
Jul. 26, 2022

From the President: Update on Student Engagement and Success

Dear Colleagues, As you know, we have been working with The Registry to hire an Interim Vice President for Student...

CWU Athletics Academic Success
Jul. 26, 2022

CWU Athletics recognized by GNAC for academic achievements

Central Washington University has won the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Academic All-Sports Championship for...

Jul. 20, 2022

CWU Names New Dean of Undergraduate Studies

Central Washington University recently hired Dr. Yoshiko Takahashi as its new Dean of Undergraduate Studies...

Central Washington University Seal
Jul. 19, 2022

CWU Trustees to Hold Annual Planning Retreat

The Central Washington University Board of Trustees will meet for its annual planning retreat July 28 (Thurs.) and 29...

Jul. 13, 2022

U.S. pilot shortage has commercial airlines hiring more college graduates

Professional Pilot Degrees just got a bit more popular as pilot shortages across the U.S. still are at an all-time high...

Jul. 7, 2022

CWU Music Graduate Receives National Recognition

Central Washington University Music graduate Jacob Batchelder has been named as one of 13 winners of the 33rd annual...

Jul. 5, 2022

Farewell Party for Vice President Kremiere Jackson on Friday

The CWU campus community is invited to attend a farewell party in honor of Kremiere Jackson, Vice President for Public...

CWU Professor Blaise Dondji works with kids at the June 27-30 camp.
Jul. 5, 2022

CWU Biology Professor Featured for His Humanitarian Efforts

CWU Professor of Biological Sciences Blaise Dondji was featured in the Ellensburg Daily Record over the weekend...