OFFICIAL GAME PROGRAM
DECEMBER 28, 2018
You’ll see that principle in action on a daily basis at WSU. It’s evident among
our students, who volunteer for more than 85,000 hours of community service
in a typical year. It permeates our teaching and research, which is focused on big
ideas for solving problems in areas like health, food, sustainability, and leadership.
Shortly after his arrival on campus in June, 2016, WSU President Kirk Schulz
launched an initiative to transform WSU into one of the nation’s top 25 public
research universities—preeminent in research and discovery, teaching, and
engagement—by 2030. The “Drive to 25” has two major goals:
• WSU will offer a transformative educational experience to students
• WSU will accelerate the development of a preeminent research portfolio
The initiative is designed to help the university grow enrollment, expand external
research funding opportunities, and create new public and private partnerships.
Students can choose from more than 600 study abroad programs in more
than 70 countries. Some 1,800 students from all corners of the globe enroll at
the main WSU campus in Pullman, adding a rich layer of cultural diversity. The
Honors College curriculum immerses students in the study of international issues.
An institutional commitment to enroll a more ethnically diverse student body
continues to deliver dividends. Some 30 percent of the student body in Pullman
is comprised of minority students—the highest percentage in WSU history—and
the number is expected to grow in future years.
Undergraduate students can choose from 200-plus fi elds of study, and many
academic programs rank among the nation’s best. Graduate students from around
the world enroll in WSU’s 79 master’s and 63 doctoral programs in such highly
rated programs as molecular biosciences, physics, zoology, veterinary medicine,
the plant sciences, as well as the new medical school in Spokane.
The location of WSU’s fl agship campus in Pullman, a small town in southeastern
Washington, creates the quintessential college town environment—meaning that
Cougar spirit permeates life on and off campus for the approximately 20,000
students enrolled here. The University also has thriving regional campuses in
Spokane, the Tri-Cities, and Vancouver, as well as the Global Campus, a nationally
recognized online learning environment that serves student worldwide, bringing
WSU’s total enrollment to more than 27,000 students.
Learn more about WSU at wsu.edu.
Director of Athletics