McMahan 27th university president
University defined by mission
Last updated 10/26/2023 at 11:18am
CHENEY – Dr. Shari McMahan's Investiture Ceremony at Eastern Washington University was a powerful reflection of her life journey and her resolute dedication to encouraging opportunities for first-generation and under-served students.
As a first-generation college student, Dr. McMahan's path to academia was a remarkable one. Raised by parents who were proud business owners, she was encouraged to pursue higher education for the broader array of options it would offer her.
"They encouraged me to go to college so I could have options," she recalled, observing the pivotal role that parental...