CHENEY, Wash. -- Eastern Washington University president Dr. Rodolfo Arevalo has announced his retirement effective July 15, 2014.
Arevalo has more than 42 years of higher education experience. He also guided the university through the state of Washington’s recent budget crisis. Most recently, he negotiated a groundbreaking faculty compensation contract.
Arevalo came to Eastern in April 2006 from the University of Texas-Pan American. He is the first Latino president at any public four-year college or university in the state of Washington.