General Education

UCORE faculty can help promote NSSE

Greetings Colleagues, Every other year, Washington State University participates in the National Survey of Student Engagement. Student responses provide us with valuable feedback on what we’re doing well and where we might improve. The NSSE survey is currently open through May 15, 2023 to all first-year and senior students. Please help promote responses by sharing […]

Law Award applications open through March 21

Washington State University announces that applications for the next Richard G. Law Excellence Award for Undergraduate Teaching will be accepted through Tuesday, March 21. Detailed information about the award and the online application process is available on the Law Award web page. Following reviews by the Law Award Committee, the recipient will be announced mid-April at the annual […]

Faculty Senate approves new UCORE Equity and Justice designation

The WSU Faculty Senate approved at its meeting of October 6, 2022 a proposal from the University Common Requirements Committee to create a new course designation: Inquiry into Equity and Justice [EQJS]. This new designation will go live in Fall 2023 and will involve additional, credit-neutral changes to UCORE’s structure and requirements. Please visit UCORE’s Equity and […]

WSU Law Awards presented to Probst, Whitehall for 2022

PULLMAN, Wash.— Washington State University faculty members Tahira Probst and Anna Whitehall are the latest recipients of the annual Richard G. Law Excellence Award for Undergraduate Teaching. First presented in 2013, the award commemorates the high value WSU places on those who teach University Common Requirements (UCORE) general education courses across the university, and who […]

WSU student Ella Kisor named UCORE Ambassador Award recipient

PULLMAN, Wash.— Washington State University’s University Common Requirements (UCORE) Ambassador Award for 2022 was presented to student Ella Kisor, international business and Spanish major and member of the Honors College. The award is given each year to one who has carried the spirit of general education to the WSU community. Kisor is a member of […]

WSU Joins WICHE Interstate Passport Network Promoting Students’ Transferability: First in Washington

MEDIA CONTACT: Clif Stratton, institutional liaison, Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education’s Interstate Passport program, 509-335-2230, Beverly Makhani, director of communications and marketing, WSU Division of Academic Engagement and Student Achievement (DAESA), 509-432-3430, PULLMAN, Wash.—Students transferring to or from Washington State University who have completed their lower-division general education courses will have a […]

Clif Stratton to Lead WSU UCORE General Education Program

MEDIA: Mary F. Wack, WSU Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, 509-335-8044, Clif Stratton, Director of the WSU UCORE Program, 509-335-2230, PULLMAN, Wash.—Washington State University history professor Clif Stratton has been named the new director of the University Common Requirements Program, known as UCORE, announced Mary F. Wack, vice provost for undergraduate education. Stratton […]