Interim vice provost Bill Davis speaks during the 2022 DAESA Awards Ceremony.

About Us


The Division of Academic Engagement and Student Achievement (DAESA) leads institutional efforts at Washington State University to academically engage students from all majors and provide a high-impact education as they proceed throughout their undergraduate degree program to commencement and beyond.

DAESA and its many units and programs consistently strive to offer premier educational and transformative academic experiences through which students can excel personally and professionally at WSU. DAESA helps to foster core competencies and broad learning outcomes. Graduates are well prepared for lives of purpose, leadership, and global citizenship.

DAESA also supports all faculty members as they pursue professional development opportunities related to top-quality undergraduate education.

DAESA Units, Programs, and Staff