Washington State University has selected Harris Search Associates to lead the search for the next Executive Director for Health and Wellness Services/Counseling and Psychological Services

Washington State University (WAZZU) is a  public  research university based in Pullman Washington, in the Palouse region of the Pacific Northwest. Founded in 1890, WSU is the state's original and largest land-grant university. The university is well known for its programs in chemical engineering, veterinary medicine, agriculture, animal science, food science, plant science, architecture, neuroscience, criminal justice, and communications, as well as its atmospheric, biological chemistry, shock physics, sleep, and wood materials research laboratories. It is ranked in the top-ten universities in the US in terms of clean technology and it is one of 96 public and private universities in America with "very high research activity," as determined by the Carnegie Foundation for Advanced Teaching. WSU is ranked among the top half of national universities at 106th according to U.S. News.

As one of the nation’s premier, top-tier public research institutions, underscored by its Carnegie Foundation designation, WSU is unwaveringly committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has produced an impressive and extensive history of basic and applied research since its founding. Among its large number of high quality and impactful research programs, WSU has exceptional research strengths in: agricultural and plant sciences, biological and life sciences, physical sciences and engineering, biomedical sciences, global animal health, and environmental sciences and clean energy technologies. With more than $430 million (FY 2013) in research and public service expenditures, including $223 million (FY 2013) in sponsored program expenditures, WSU is among the nation’s top land-grant research universities.

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