First female dean of the college
Dori Borjesson
2020 – present

Dean Dori

As dean, I recognize how uniquely positioned we are as a college to address some of our communities’ most pressing problems—from our local community to our global community.  Our strengths in innovative education, biomedical research, animal care, diagnostic testing, and global health are just a few of the things that make us so exceptional here at WSU.

We are one of few veterinary colleges in the county to educate undergraduates in biomedical sciences in addition to the exceptional graduate education and professional veterinary medical education programs.  Recently, we added a paraprofessional certificate program to drive forward competency-based, online innovative education in medical transcription, teletriage, preventative medicine, and behavior.

Our commitment to improving people’s lives through broad community outreach from veterinary extension to working with underserved populations is inspiring.  

Health animals, healthy people, healthy planet is who we are.

Go Cougs!


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