Western Washington University President Bruce Shepard, left, tours the new Western City Center with Deborah DeWees, WWU assistant vice president, and Stephanie Bowers, WWU vice president, in the Herald Building in downtown Bellingham, Monday, Sept. 21, 2015. The 2,500-square-foot ground floor area includes a conference and events room.
Western Washington University President Bruce Shepard, left, tours the new Western City Center with Deborah DeWees, WWU assistant vice president, and Stephanie Bowers, WWU vice president, in the Herald Building in downtown Bellingham, Monday, Sept. 21, 2015. The 2,500-square-foot ground floor area includes a conference and events room. Philip A. Dwyer The Bellingham Herald
Western Washington University President Bruce Shepard, left, tours the new Western City Center with Deborah DeWees, WWU assistant vice president, and Stephanie Bowers, WWU vice president, in the Herald Building in downtown Bellingham, Monday, Sept. 21, 2015. The 2,500-square-foot ground floor area includes a conference and events room. Philip A. Dwyer The Bellingham Herald