The Thomas S. Foley Institute at WSU
The Foley Institute fosters civic education, public service, and public policy research in a nonpartisan, cross-disciplinary setting. It has a threefold mission at WSU that covers public affairs programming and education, public policy research and Congressional studies, and student involvement in public policy and public service.
Please stop by the Foley Institute on the 3rd floor of Bryan Hall, WSU Pullman.
Spring 2014 Events
Annual Business Policy Symposium, co-sponsored with the WSU College of Business: "Post-Crisis Financial Reform: Is it Working and Should Mor be Done?" 4-5:30pm, 305 Bryan Hall, WSU Pullman.
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Science, Ethics, and Public Policy Series: "The Moral Status of Animals: The ethics of animal experimentation." 4-5:30pm, 305 Bryan Hall, WSU Pullman.
Coffee & Politics with Jim Elliott (University of Oregon): "Remaking Urban Nature: How Industrial Hazards Become Systemic Risks." 12-1pm, Foley Speaker's Room, 308 Bryan Hall, WSU Pullman.
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Coffee & Politics with Mark Stephan (Washington State University - Vancouver): "Is Transparency Good for Democracy?" 12-1pm, Foley Speaker's Room, 308 Bryan Hall, WSU Pullman.
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Coffee & Politics with Chief Justice Barbara Madsen (Washington State Supreme Court): "Title to be confirmed." 12-1pm, Foley Speaker's Room, 308 Bryan Hall, WSU Pullman.
Nation mourns passing
Former House Speaker Thomas Foley leaves profound public service legacy
Watch Online | Fall 2013
SEP Series. "The Science, Ethics, and Politics of GMOs and Your Food"
October 28 | Pullman, Washington
Watch Online | Summer 2013
"Tom Foley Tribute"
July 24 | Spokane, Washington
Read online | Spring 2013
June 24 | WSU News
Watch Online | Spring 2013
January 17 | Pullman, Washington
Introduction to the Foley Institute
Tom and the Institute that bears his name.
1995 | Pullman, Washington
The fall 2011 issue of the Foley Institute Report has been posted to the website.
"In a cynical age, I still believe that we must summon people to a vision of public service. For, in the end, this ethic determines more than anything else whether we will have citizens and leaders of honor, judgment, wisdom, and heart. These are the qualities this institute will nurture and advance, helping this nation become what it has always been destined to be, the best hope of a free people to live in an open and just society."
The Honorable Thomas S. Foley