WSU Tri-Cities chancellor taking job in Indiana

RICHLAND — Washington State University-Tri Cities is losing its chancellor in late July.

Vicky Carwein said Tuesday she has accepted the position of chancellor at Indiana-Purdue University at Fort Wayne, starting in September.

KONA reported WSU President Elson Floyd has named Vice Chancellor Dick Pratt as interim chancellor at the Richland campus.

Carwein said she is proud of what has been accomplished at WSU Tri Cities over the past five years, especially the opening of the Bioproducts, Sciences and Engineering lab and the wine science program.

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