The Easterner

EWU president faces vote of no confidence

By Randle Kinswa, Co-managing Editor

June 21, 2020

The EWU faculty organization plans on holding a vote of no confidence on President Mary Cullinan at Monday's Faculty Senate meeting. In a memo sent out by members of the Faculty Senate leadership, up to 60% of full-time faculty rated Cullinan's performance in six of the seven areas as "lacking". The authors of the June 16th letter sent out to the faculty to gain some...

EWU President Mary Cullinan at a Dialogue on Diversity in 2017. In the guest column this week, Cullinan asks students to appreciate those who work behind the scenes to keep EWU running.

Cullinan Addresses EWU Community in Diversity Dialogue

February 2, 2017

EWU’s Presidential Dialogues on Diversity, hosted Jan. 30 by President Mary Cullinan, illuminated the importance of building rapport between members of the ...

Letter to the Editor: The President’s Talk On Diversity Falls Flat

By Dara Clay, EWU Student

May 23, 2015

First, I want to acknowledge and thank those involved in the production of Diversity Week as I’m sure it can be a lengthy and thoughtful process. Dr. Mary Cullinan’s talk on May 12 titled “Walking Together to Transform Lives” fell flat as she was unmindful towards the struggle minority groups on campus face. Well in to her speech, Dr. Cullinan finally gained focus...

Dr. Mary Cullinan speaks at the investiture in Showalter Auditorium on May 1.

Inauguration of Dr. Cullinan resonates ‘awesome’

May 6, 2015

EWU officially installed Mary Cullinan, Ph.D., as the new university president on May 1 during her Investiture Ceremony. A grand echo of Felix Mendelssohn’s...

Mary Cullinan at the Passing Through the Pillars event on Sept. 23

University address by Cullinan sets college goals

October 28, 2014

University President Mary Cullinan, Ph.D., gave her first State of the University address on Oct. 3. Her speech to colleagues gave updates on the university’s...

Swoop, EWU mascot, leads new students toward Showalter Hall at the Passing Through The Pillars event on Sept. 22

Passing Through The Pillars event symbolizes student success, long-standing tradition

September 25, 2014

As returning students, faculty and staff filled the pathway in front of Showalter Hall, new transfer and freshman students stood on College Ave. on the...

EWU President presents personal perspective

EWU President presents personal perspective

September 25, 2014

At the top of the polished stone staircase in Eastern’s Showalter Hall, tucked back from the long hallways, high ceilings and echoing voices, is the...

Former president Rodolfo Arévalo points out different faculty members to incoming president Dr. Mary Cullinan (2014)

New Eastern president steps into the spotlight

June 30, 2014

EWU’s Board of Trustees named Dr. Mary Cullinan, former Southern Oregon University president, as the first female president of Eastern . During a...

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