WWU President Bruce Shepard set to retire in 2016

Western Washington University president, Bruce Shepard, presents Holocaust survivor, Noemi Ban, with an honorary doctorate of Humane Letters during the graduation ceremony for Western’s winter 2013 class March 23, 2013, in Bellingham. Former Washington state governor and honorary doctoral recipient Gary Locke, left, and Western Washington University president Bruce Shepard, right, pose for a photo during commencement services for graduating Western Washington University students in Carver Gymnasium at Western Washington University on Saturday morning June 14, 2014, in Bellingham, Wash.