College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Ralph Munro Institute for Civic Education

Western Washington University‚Äôs Ralph Munro Institute for Civic Education is devoted to promoting civic literacy within secondary education and the public at large. It offers students, teachers and community members an opportunity to work with professors, activists and political leaders to learn how local, state and national politics develop.  Each Fall, in cooperation with the WWU Political Science department, the Institute sponsors the annual Munro Seminar for Civic Education.  Attendance is free and open to the public.

For more information about the Munro Institute and its activities, please visit our Face Book page or contact Professor Vernon Johnson, the Munro Institute Director, at