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Title: New Faculty Orientation


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New Faculty Orientation
2008
Fran McSweeney
Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs
August 18, 2008
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Washington State University 1890
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A Land-Grant University
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The Morrill Act (1892)
  • Every state that had remained in the Union
    received 30,000 acres of public land for every
    member of its congressional delegation (i.e. at
    least 90,000 acres)
  • The land was sold to establish a college of
    engineering, agriculture and military science
  • A second act in 1890 extended the act to the
    southern states

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Last Updated 7/24/2007
Board of Regents
President
Vice President for Business and Finance
Vice President for Research Dean, Graduate
School
Chancellor WSU Spokane
Provost Executive Vice President
Vice President for Economic Dev. Extension
Vice President for Student Affairs, Equity
Diversity
Chancellor WSU Tri-Cities
Vice President for Enrollment Management
Vice President for University Development
Chancellor WSU Vancouver
Vice President for University Relations
Vice President for Information Services and CIO
Associate Vice President for Human Resources
Exec. Director Planning Budget
Director, Internal Audit
Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs
Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
Director, Governmental Relations
Director, Intercollegiate Athletics
  • College of Pharmacy
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Pharmacotherapy
  • Health Policy Administration
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • American Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Comparative Ethnic Studies
  • English
  • Fine Arts
  • Foreign Languages Culture
  • General Studies
  • History
  • Music/Theater Arts
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Speech Hearing Sciences
  • Womens Studies
  • College of Agricultural, Human Natural
    Resource Sciences
  • Agricultural Research
  • Animal Sciences
  • Apparel, Merchandising,
  • Design Textiles
  • Biological Systems Engineering
  • Community Rural Sociology
  • Crop Soil Sciences
  • Economic Sciences
  • Entomology
  • Food Science Human Nutrition
  • Horticulture Landscape
  • Architecture
  • Human Development
  • Institute of Biological Chemistry
  • Interior Design
  • Natural Resource Sciences
  • Plant Pathology
  • Statistics
  • College of Business
  • Accounting
  • Center for Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Finance, Insurance Real Estate
  • School of Hospitality Business
  • Management
  • Information Systems
  • International Business Institute
  • Management Operations
  • Marketing
  • Small Business Development Ctr
  • WA Center for Real Estate Research
  • College of Education
  • Educational Leadership Counseling
    Psychology
  • Teaching Learning
  • College of Sciences
  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Earth Environmental Science
  • Materials Science
  • Mathematics
  • Molecular Biosciences
  • Physics Astronomy
  • Statistics
  • College of Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Architecture Construction Mgt
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Bio-Engineering
  • Civil/Environmental Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Mechanical/Materials Eng.

College of Communication
  • College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary Clinical Sciences
  • Veterinary Comparative Anatomy,Pharmacolog
    y Physiology
  • Veterinary Microbiology Pathology

Honors College
Center for Distance Professional Education
  • College of Nursing
  • Undergraduate Programs
  • Graduate Programs

Libraries
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Faculty Senate
Serving the needs of the faculty since 1971
The purpose of the Faculty Senate is to exercise
the legislative powers delegated to it, and to
make recommendations to the President and
appropriate administrative officials of the
University and through the President to the
Board of Regents on matters affecting the general
welfare of Washington State University and its
educational, research, and service activities.
Chair Bill Cofer
Executive Secretary Barry Swanson
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WSU Fields of Study
Undergraduate Majors
122
Masters
77
Doctorate
61
Professional
3
2008 university wide
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WSU Faculty, Staff Students
Faculty
2,411
Staff
3,666
Undergraduates
20,282
Graduate Students
3,330
Professional Students
784
2008 university wide
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Average Entering GPA
Women
Men
3.52
3.32
2007
Average Entering SAT - 1111
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Regents Scholars Program
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WSU Colleges
  • Agricultural, Human, Natural Resource Sciences
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Education
  • Engineering and Architecture
  • Graduate School
  • Honors
  • Liberal Arts
  • Nursing
  • Pharmacy
  • Sciences
  • Veterinary Medicine

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Washington State University Campuses
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WSU Pullman
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Student Recreation Center
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Honors Hall
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Center for Undergraduate Education
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Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum
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Energy Plant
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Martin Stadium
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Bryan Hall
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Alumni Center
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Thompson Hall
(Old Administration Building)
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French Administration Bldg
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New Library
Song sculpture
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Terrell Mall
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Compton Union Building
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WSU Spokane
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WSU Vancouver
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WSU Tri-Cities
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Center for Distance Professional Education
  • BA in Criminal Justice
  • BA in Business Administration
  • Management Operations
  • Management Information Systems
  • Entrepreneurship
  • RN to BSN in Nursing
  • BA in Humanities
  • BA in Human Development
  • BA in Social Sciences
  • BA Womens Studies
  • MS in Agriculture
  • Masters of Engineering Technology Mgt.

Degrees in other disciplines are under
development.
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WSU Learning Centers
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University Extension
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Faculty Research/Economic Development
Innovative Wheat Research
Nanotechnology Bone Implants
Cancer research
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Research Extension Centers
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Research Facilities
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Examples of Research Support Units
  • Social/Economic Sciences Research Center
  • Agricultural Research Center
  • Office of Intellectual Property Administration
  • Office of Grant Research Development
  • Institute for Shock Physics

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Examples of Research Support Units
  • Wood Materials Engineering Laboratory
  • Center for Multiphase Environmental Research
  • Center for Reproductive Biology
  • Institute for Biological Chemistry
  • Cancer Prevention Research Center
  • Center for Integrated Biotechnology

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Pullman Activities
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Four Seasons in Pullman
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Pullman Student Life
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WSU Residence Life
Residence Halls
  • Interest Specific
  • Gender Specific
  • Freshman Focus

Greek System
  • Fraternities
  • Sororities

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Dining Halls
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Fraternities/Sororities
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WSU Student Services
  • Libraries
  • Six Computer Labs
  • Advising/Learning Center
  • Health Wellness
  • Disability Resource Center
  • Multicultural Student Services
  • Counseling/Testing Services
  • Residence Life Greek Affairs
  • University Recreation
  • Career Services

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Graduate Professional Student Association
The Graduate and Professional Student Association
is the representative body for graduate and
professional students at WSU. The GPSAs primary
role is to provide academic and professional
support services and represent graduate students
issues.
President Jessica Moore Vice President
Kayla Simons
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Associated Students of WSU
Associated Students of Washington State
University represents all undergraduates at WSU
to the administration, faculty, staff and state
legislature. ASWSU is the student body and the
leadership, which along with the WSU Executive
staff and Senate serve as the voice for
undergraduate issues.
ASWSU President Brandon Scheller ASWSU Vice
President Adam Fry-Pierce
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Student Involvement
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Recreational Activities
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Varsity Sports
Football, Basketball, Baseball, Track Field,
Swimming, Cross Country, Soccer, Tennis, Crew,
Golf, Volleyball
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Museums and Art Galleries
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Entertainment
  • Speakers
  • Cultural Activities
  • Special Events
  • Live Performances

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Achieving Our Vision
World Class. Face to Face.
WSU Strategic Plan
2008-13
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Strategic Plan
Vision
Washington State University will be recognized as
one of the nations leading land-grant research
universities.
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Strategic Plan - Goals
Goal One
Achieve national and international preeminence in
innovation, discovery, and creativity.
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Goal Achieve national and international
preeminence in innovation, discovery, and
creativity.
  • Attract and retain a diverse faculty and staff of
    the highest academic stature.
  • Promote programs of discovery and creativity that
    are broad and robust.
  • Invest in and promote identified and emerging
    areas of preeminence.
  • Support interdisciplinary programs that foster
    integrative and collaborative scholarship.

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Strategic Plan - Goals
Goal Two
Provide a premier education and transformative
experience that prepares students to excel in a
global society.
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Goal Provide a premier education and
transformative experience that prepares students
to excel in a global society.
  • Develop and support outstanding graduate programs.
  • Ensure an infrastructure that support excellence
    and adapts to advances in knowledge and
    technology.
  • Provide high-impact learning experiences that
    engage students.
  • Foster core competencies in our learners.
  • Significantly improve retention and graduation
    rates of our students.

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Strategic Plan - Goals
Goal Three
Lead in relevant local, national, and global
outreach and engagement.
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Goal Lead in relevant local, national, and
global outreach and engagement.
  • Market our premier education to a diverse and
    global audience.
  • Consult with, assist, and learn from Washington
    and international businesses and organizations.
  • Aid informed decision-making and progressive
    public policy development that leads to
    better-informed governments.
  • Fuel the new economy with innovative ideas.

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Strategic Plan - Goals
Goal Four
Embrace an environment of diversity, integrity,
and transparency.
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Goal Embrace an environment of diversity,
integrity, and transparency.
  • Be a responsible big enterprise known for best
    practices and high ethical standards and for
    providing an exemplary environment for
    scholarship, learning, and work.
  • Create an institutional culture in which
    diversity is the norm.

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Areas of Preeminent Research, Scholarship,
Graduate Education
  • Advanced materials technology
  • Chromosome biology and the science of
    reproduction
  • Clean energy technologies
  • Infectious diseases at the humananimal interface
  • The brain, behavior, and performance
  • Molecular plant science and genetics

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Faculty Groups
Multicultural Faculty Groups (Faculty of Color
Coalition)
  • African American Faculty and Staff Association
  • Asian American and Pacific Islander Faculty and
    Staff Association
  • Chicana/o Latina/o Faculty and Staff Association
  • Native American Faculty, Staff and
    Administrative Professional Staff Association

Association for Faculty Women
Faculty Association for Scholarship Research
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Keeping Informed
Subscribe to WSU Announcements
(WSU University Relations/News Bureau 5-3581)
Read WSU News Releases
(News on WSU home page)
WSU Today
Communications from the President and Provost
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New Faculty Orientation
2008
Fran McSweeney
Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs
August 18, 2008
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