Monday, October 30, 2006


Eastern grad guiding library efforts in Mass

Deborah Backman, a graduate of EWU's education program, took over as the children's librarian at the Hudson, Mass. public library.

Hudson Sun

Monday, October 16, 2006


Fraternity adopts dog

EWU's Phi Delta Theta fraternity chapter adopted an abused dog -- here's the story from the S-R...

Spokesman Review


Maldonado discusses Willamette Valley immigration history

The director of EWU's Chicano Education Program, Carlos Maldonado, gives some insight on Hispanic immigrants in Oregon's Willamette Valley in a story done by the Salem newspaper.

Salem Statesman-Journal

Thursday, October 12, 2006


EWU Institute shows airport impact

Eastern's Institute for Public Policy and Economic Analysis made the paper again today with an important report on the economic impact of the Spokane Int'l Airport. The findings were presented to a group of influencial Spokane regional leaders yesterday morning at a downtown breakfast hosted by the airport.

Spokesman Review

You can check out the report itself here: IPPEA


Enrollment up at EWU and elsewhere

Despite projections from lower applications, EWU posted another record enrollment -- it's 19th straight quarter of growth. This AP story talks a bit about it.

Seattle P-I

Friday, October 06, 2006


Nice story on new EWU dean

New EWU College of Business and Public Administration dean Rex Fuller is featured in campus newspaper a story talking about his leaving Colorado State University-Pueblo.

CSU-Pueblo Today

Thursday, October 05, 2006


EWU teaching grad featured in Georgia ed story

Lisa Gillotte, a gifted science and math teacher in Georgia (and EWU alum), is one of the feature examples in a story about how valuable and rare strong math and science teachers are.

Henry Daily Herald


EWU professor's book recounts Hispanic school

The head of EWU's Chicano Studies program, Carlos Maldonado, is quoted in a story on the short-lived history of a Chicano college in Oregon.

Silverton Appeal


Rescue boat named in honor of EWU student

The Mineral County Sheriff's Department named their new rescue boat the Saravarnum in memory of the EWU student that drowned in the Clark Fork River this summer in a tragic rafting accident. It's a pretty touching gesture and an indication of how the tragedy deeply affected the police and rescuers that helped in the recovery of Sara's body.

Clark Fork Chronicle


Presidential salaries examined

The S_R did a story over the weekend on presidential compensation at the local universities. Eastern's president, Rodolfo Arevalo, came out as the lowest paid of the presidents and EWU has the lowest percentage increase in presidential salary among the universities over the past five years -- with an actual decrease when all compensation factors are taken into consideration.

Spokesman Review

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