Black Lives Matter

Curriculum focus supports criminal justice reform

As images of George Floyd suffocating beneath the knee of a Minneapolis police officer were broadcast globally last spring, WSU’s Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology was mobilizing. “We are training the next generation of criminal justice professionals and have a responsibility here,” said department chair Melanie-Angela Neuilly. “Systemic racial bias, fairness and equity are […]

Agents of change

Discussions between the WSU Black Faculty and Staff Association (BFSA) and WSU administration have led to the creation a written agreement formalizing the partnership between BFSA and WSU leaders and provides a plan for how the University can work toward creating more equity and inclusiveness for Black students, faculty, and staff across the WSU system. […]