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ON THE COVER: This year’s Homecoming week was a rousing success - with events targeted to both students and alumni. The week was topped off with a Saturday full of events for both alumni and students, featuring a football game where WOU soundly beat Dixie State, 66-20. Cover photograph by Denise Visuano.
"Our academic year is now well underway and it’s exciting to have our students and faculty filling the WOU campus! I would like to update you on the latest news regarding our university – a campus community that I have been proud to serve for the last seven years as vice president for finance and administration and now as president..." To read the president's letter, click here.
Over the past several years, Western Oregon University has strengthened its ties with universities in other parts of the world through the exchange of students and visiting scholars. One of those universities is Xianda International College in Shanghai, China.
Votes for women
Tayleranne Gillespie, political science major, volunteers for Century of Action's “Vote for Women" outreach program.
From Monmouth to the Ivy Leagues
WOU alumna Allison Glasscock begins her Ph.D. program at Yale.
WOU alumna co-founds Cascadia Concert Opera
WOU alumna Janene Kirkpatrick '02, '05 celebrates the opera company's fourth season.
Check out of photos of the week's highlights during Homecoming Week 2012.
WOU track and field star Chris Reed '11 is teaching others to run as WOU’s youngest, non-graduate assistant coach.
The WOU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics inducted Marv Hieber '50t, Judy Lovre, Renne Lambrecht '80, and Kevin Boss '07 into the WOU Hall of Fame.
Former athletic director returns to campus
Jon Carey returned to WOU as the interim athletic director, replacing Daniel Hare.