Senior Hall Front Entrance

Our Mission

To provide all students with a strong liberal arts education in traditional and applied social sciences which includes emphases in multicultural, communicative, interdisciplinary and international perspectives on society and the world.

  • To enable students to make life-long contributions to the social, political and economic development of the region, the country and the world.
  •  To provide strong theoretical skills and research oriented major, minor and interdisciplinary programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • To prepare individuals for professional success in a wide variety of career choices.
  • To engage the community in ways that empower local peoples and institutions and raise the profile and reputation of the university.
Spokane Transit Authority

Our Mission

We are dedicated to providing safe, accessible, convenient, and efficient public transportation services to the Spokane region’s neighborhoods, and businesses and activity centers;  We are leaders in transportation and a valued partner in the community’s social fabric, economic infrastructure, and quality of life.

EWU Women's and Gender Studies

Our Mission

Women's and Gender Studies at Eastern Washington University generates opportunities for interdsciplinary feminist analysis and knowledge creation while fostering leadership in intersectional activism.
We achieve our mission by

  • Building awareness and understanding of difference, power, and privilege.
  • Enhancing the experience and strengthening the qualifications of students as they prepare for careers in a wide range of fields.
  • Supporting interdisciplinary feminist scholarship and creative works among faculty, students, and staff.
  • Collaborating with campus and community partners that are focused on centering lived experiences of those who have been historically marginalized.

Our core values of equity, inclusivity, and justice are embedded in all that we do.

EWU Foundation - Start Something Big

Our Mission

The EWU Foundation is a separate non-profit arm of the University, our sole mission is to engage alumni and friends in the philanthropic support of Eastern. EWU Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization incorporated in the state of Washington.

The EWU Foundation Start Something Big (SSB) Program seeks innovative proposals from faculty and staff that will enhance the university and its mission, support the university’s Strategic Plan, provide opportunities for development and research as well as increase student participation. Start Something Big Grants provide funding for new initiatives only.

EWU Multi Cultural Center

Our Mission

Eastern Washington University (EWU) Multicultural Center (MCC) strives to help students, faculty, and staff understand multiculturalism, social justice, and the importance of inclusion.  By providing student employment and educational opportunities, EWU MCC helps raise awareness of and empowers all people of marginalized identities, ultimately creating a unified community that values all cultures.