New EWU president visits Tri-City business community

Tri-Citie's Business News

As many students returned to campus at the end of August, the new president of Eastern Washington University visited the Tri-Cities to meet with local business leaders.

Shari McMahan wanted to learn how EWU could position itself to meet the needs of area employers and how to better prepare its students for the future workforce.

Among McMahan’s goals as Eastern’s new president are to bolster student enrollment and retention rates and to fine-tune programs to ensure student success post-graduation.