The Office of Assessment of Teaching and Learning hosted
the inaugural Celebration of Assessment Excellence last month to honor faculty for their outstanding efforts in that area.
Provost Bernardo and other University leaders recognized 16 undergraduate programs with exemplary assessment practices and
for playing key roles in fulfilling WSU’s educational mission.
The WSU Foundation honored Debra Sanders with its Faculty/Staff Outstanding
Service Award during the Foundation’s fall meeting. Sanders is an accounting professor in the Carson College
of Business at WSU Vancouver and has taught accounting at WSU for more than 30 years.
Jill McCluskey, Distinguished Professor of Sustainability in the
School of Economic Sciences, was appointed to the National Academy of Science’s
Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources. In her role on the board,
McCluskey will help advance research frontiers, providing advice on requests for inquiries from Congress, federal
and state agencies, and other groups, while also identifying frontiers of science and policy in the food, agricultural,
and natural resources system.