WWU hires new Canadian-American center director

Western Washington University hired David Rossiter as the new director for the Center for Canadian-American studies.

He succeeds longtime director Don Alper, who resigned at the end of September.

Rossiter is an associate professor in Western’s Department of Environmental Studies in Huxley College, and a core faculty member in the Canadian-American studies program, according to a press release from the college.

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New Campus Community Coalition coordinator

Carmen Rasmussen
Carmen Rasmussen

A press release from Western Washington University named Carmen Rasmussen the coordinator for the college’s Campus Community Coalition, a partnership between Western, the City of Bellingham, and other local partners.

Rasmussen succeeds former coordinator Ann Russell, who left the Coalition to assume the newly created WaterWork Program coordinator position at Re-Sources, according to the release.

“Carmen’s unique and varied set of experiences make her an ideal choice for this role,” said Eileen Coughlin, senior vice president and vice president for Enrollment and Student Services at Western.

See the press release here.

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