An abbreviated history of WSU Vancouver.
WSU formally established Washington State University Vancouver as a branch campus of the state's land-grant institution and held it's classes in Bauer Hall on the Clark College campus.
The first WSU Vancouver commencement sent 38 graduates into the world with their freshly earned degrees.
The Salmon Creek site was purchased for $5.5 million as the permanent home for WSU Vancouver.
The WSU Vancouver campus celebrated its groundbreaking and was dedicated on June 28, 1996.
WSU Vancouver held its first commencement for students who attended school at the Salmon Creek campus.
WSU Vancouver expanded greatly with the opening of the Engineering Life Science and Multimedia Classroom buildings.
WSU Vancouver established its first independent school—the School of Engineering and Computer Science.
WSU Vancouver welcomed its first freshman class.
WSU Vancouver held a groundbreaking ceremony to begin construction on the Firstenburg Student Commons and construction began on the Undergraduate Classroom building.
WSU Vancouver celebrated its 20th anniversary.
Founding Chancellor Hal Dengerink retired, was bestowed with the title Chancellor Emeritus and the Administration building was renamed the Dengerink Administration building in his honor.
Emile "Mel" Netzhammer joined WSU Vancouver as its second Chancellor.