Answered By: Gabe [Research & Writing Studio] Last Updated: Dec 17, 2018 Views: 772
The sculpture on the north lawn in front of the library is called " The Man Who Used to Hunt Cougars for Bounty" by Richard Beyer. It depicts a legend of a hunter and cougar reunited in ghostly fashion. It was carved on-site in 1972 from a block of California granite. For more information, and a tour of other sculptures at WWU, visit the Western Gallery website.