EWU learned of the passing of Dr. Mary Cullinan in spring 2021. She served as the university's 26th president 2014-2020. Please join the university in respecting the family's wishes for privacy at this time. A remembrance by Interim President David May was shared with the campus community May 7, 2021: Campus Community, Our community was saddened upon hearing of the passing of former Eastern Washington University President, Dr. Mary Cullinan and many of us are still processing these emotions. I had the opportunity to work with Dr. Cullinan in many and varied capacities during her time leading Eastern, and as a [...]
Karyl Ernsdorff passed away 4/1/2021. Karyl worked in Student Financial Services from 12/26 1984 until her retirement 8/1/2007 after 23 years of service. Read more by clicking on the full obituary below Karyl Ernsdorff Obituary
Charles Hansen passed away 2/28/2021. Charlie worked in the Physical Plant from 10/11/ 1971 until his retirement 2/1/1993 after 22 years of service. Read more by clicking on the full obituary below. Charles Hansen Obituary
June Hopkins, who took pride in ensuring campus looked beautiful while working in the grounds department, died on Feb. 7, 2021 at the age of 89.
Forrest "Skip" Amsden, a longtime member of Eastern's Career Planning & Placement team, died on March 5, 2021.
Phyllis Wilkerson, who served as a secretary in the EWU English Department for 18 years, died on Feb. 16, 2021. She was 95.