President, Western Oregon University

Dr. Rex Fuller, president of Western Oregon University, joined the WOU community after serving as provost and vice president for academic affairs at Eastern Washington University (EWU) from 2011-2015. Prior to his service as provost, Fuller served as dean of EWU’s College of Business and Public Administration and executive dean of EWU-Spokane, a shared campus with Washington State University. Before joining EWU, Fuller served as dean of business schools at Colorado State University and University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. He earned his B.A. in Public Administration from California State University-Chico and his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Utah. Fuller said, “We are fortunate to have passionate alumni and community supporters of the university. Western has a well-established record of excellence and a long tradition of access, affordability, and student success. I look forward to working with WOU’s Board to engage the campus and surrounding communities as we determine our path forward in the changing conditions that impact higher education in Oregon and the nation.”