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 medical 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 country to educate undergraduates in biomedical sciences in addition to our exceptional graduate education and professional veterinary medical education programs.  Recently, we added a paraprofessional certificate program to train individuals that will support our veterinarians and veterinary technicians and drive forward competency-based, online innovative education.

Our commitment to improving people’s lives through broad community outreach is inspiring.  

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

Go Cougs!


Dean’s Leadership Council

The council aims to provide advocacy, guidance, and feedback to advance the college. The 12-person council is made up of distinguished alumni, donors, and community and industry leaders.



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