Interim President David May
In his third decade as an educator and leader at Eastern Washington University, Interim President David May has focused his career on student success and regional partnerships. Dr. May holds a doctorate in political science and is an expert in the area of Supreme Court politics. He is passionate about the role of higher education in producing responsible and engaged citizens.
Recognizing Eastern’s critical role as an institution of access, opportunity, and excellence, Dr. May continues to focus on expanding educational opportunities for the entire range of diverse students that make up our region and our state. As the Interim President of Eastern Washington University, Dr. May is committed to ensuring student success and safety as we emerge from the pandemic and preparing the institution and our students to be leaders in the social, economic, and political recovery of our communities.
In his time off, Dr. May spends time with his wife, daughter, and their dog Roscoe. He enjoys travel with his family and year-round outdoor activities including biking, hiking, and backcountry skiing.