Take some time to enjoy the longest day of the year. This morning I printed my manuscript and sent it off to the copy editor. Tonight, at sundown, the working copy of my manuscript and associated notes will be burned, in what I hope will amount to a deep cleansing breath. I’m looking forward to new beginnings as I move into summer.
In May, President Janet Gullickson made some announcements regarding the possible closure of the Pullman Center and even held applications for admission and sent letters to prospective students saying the Center would only be operating with limited classes for Fall 2016. This resulted in students and faculty rallying to show support for the campus, especially since the campus was a profitable venture.
Since the center’s lease for the space in the Gladish Community and Cultural Center ends in June 2017 there was an opportunity to find other space that would cost less to rent. An appropriate location was found in Kruegel Hall on the Washington State University campus. Kruegel Hall offers ample space for classrooms and offices for less rent, making the Pullman Center even more profitable.