WSU is advancing Washington industries …
WSU teams with aviation to develop sustainable aviation biofuels …
WSU partners to develop bioproducts that reduce dependence on petroleum imports …
WSU works with state commodity commissions to conduct needed agricultural research …
WSU developed the technology used for wood-plastic composites used for buildings …
WSU researchers work to improve dairy productivity and reduce disease …
WSU research has made Washington one of the world’s most productive wheat-growing regions …

Frequently Asked Questions

Why did the WSU Alumni Association create WSU Impact?

In late 2009, the Washington State’s economic environment continued to negatively impact the State’s budget in general and higher education funding in particular.

If I’m not a WSU alum or official WSUAA member, may I use WSU Impact?

Yes — WSU Impact is a resource that can be used by anyone who recognizes the value and impact of WSU and wishes to communicate that message to others. Simply sign up now to start using our legislative advocacy tools.

Is this program about lobbying?

No, we’re primarily about civic advocacy. First and foremost, this program is about education and communication. Learning more about WSU, sharing this information with friends and family, voicing your support with your elected officials, attending forums and town hall meetings – there are a number of effective ways to get involved and support the WSU.

What if I don’t agree with the position that the university is taking on an issue?

WSU Impact recognizes that the community who supports WSU is diverse and represents a wide range of social, cultural and political perspectives. WSU Impact currently does not take sides on specific legislation, candidates or issues, but broadly supports the cause of state funding for higher education.

Do my WSUAA Membership dues pay for WSU Impact?

No.

What if I would like to know more about WSU?

Please visit the Washington State University website at http://www.wsu.edu