Washington State University (www.wsu.edu), one of two research universities in the state, was founded in 1890 as the state’s land-grant institution and has a current enrollment of approximately 27,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,300 faculty and staff. A leading research institution, WSU offers 95 undergraduate, more than 60 graduate, and more than 40 doctoral degree programs through 11 colleges and a graduate school. In addition to the Pullman campus (approximately 20,000 students), Washington State University has campuses in Spokane, Vancouver, and the Tri-Cities; Extension offices in every county of the state; eight agricultural research centers; and online degree programs accessible worldwide. The University strongly values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. WSU students come together from diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds from around the nation and more than 90 countries. As a comprehensive, land-grant institution, Washington State University is committed to excellence in teaching, research, and outreach to all constituents.