About the Vice President

A photo of Eileen Coughlin

Dr. Eileen V. Coughlin

Senior Vice President

Vice President for Enrollment and Student Services

Old Main 445

Phone: (360) 650-3839


Dr. Eileen Coughlin has been a vice president at Western since August of 1994. Eileen received her doctorate in Educational Psychology in 1988 with research in the area of creativity and divergent thinking. She holds a license in psychology in the state of Arizona.

At Western Washington University, Eileen holds administrative and fiscal responsibility for Enrollment and Student Services, which includes Academic and Career Development Services, Admissions and Enrollment Planning, the AS Bookstore, Athletics, Campus Recreation, Counseling, Dean of Students, disAbility Resources, Financial Aid, Student Health Center, Prevention & Wellness Services, New Student Services and Family Outreach, Registrar’s Office, Student Activities, University Residences and Dining Services, Viking Union Facilities, and Student Outreach Services.

In 2011, Dr. Coughlin was also appointed as Senior Vice President. Her responsibilities in this area include working with the other vice presidents as assistance is sought, and on strategic initiatives identified by the senior leadership team and involving multiple divisions.



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