WSU Pullman Campus Leadership

Elizabeth Chilton

Chancellor, WSU Pullman
Provost and Executive Vice President, WSU System

Dr. Elizabeth Chilton was named the inaugural chancellor of the WSU Pullman campus in the fall of 2021. She joined WSU as provost and executive vice president in July of 2020 and began serving in her dual role in January 2022.

As chancellor, Chilton is responsible for the day-to-day operations of WSU’s flagship campus. One of her top priorities is leading the development and implementation of WSU Pullman’s first strategic plan. Among the plan’s areas of emphasis: inclusion, diversity, equity, and access; student success; and creation of a comprehensive facilities plan.

As provost, Chilton serves as WSU’s highest ranking academic officer, responsible for guiding all aspects of the university’s system-wide academic mission. As such, she oversees the evolution of WSU’s core mission.

Chancellor’s cabinet

The chancellor’s cabinet provides strategic advice and collaborates to advance the goals of the WSU Pullman strategic plan. Cabinet members discuss issues facing campus, provide input that helps shape policy decisions, and ensure the chancellor is updated on projects, goals, and strategies within their areas of responsibility.