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David Patrick has been named as the permanent/ongoing dean of the Graduate School and vice provost for Research at Western Washington University, WWU Provost Brent Carbajal announced today. Patrick has served as interim dean during the 2019-2020 academic year.
David Patrick has been named the ongoing/permanent dean of the Graduate School and vice provost for research at Western Washington University.
Western will celebrate Scholars Week, an annual campus event showcasing the best of student scholarship, as an online event this year for the first time. An online gallery will feature a virtual poster session of outstanding scholarly research and creative works by Western students. The event is intended to honor student success while reaffirming the university’s commitment to academic achievement despite the ongoing coronavirus crisis.
Scholars week moving online for 2020
Western Washington University was named a top national producer for Fulbright Scholarship winners in the 2019-2020 school year, according to a just-released ranking from the Chronicle of Higher Education and the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
Western alumna Polly Woodbury, third from right, in Thailand on her student Fulbright.

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