PULLMAN, Wash. – The supplemental budget request and an additional $3 million for residence hall renovation will be among the items before the Washington State University Board of Regents at its regular meeting at 8:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 2, in the Chinook Conference Room 1-2 at the Tulalip Resort in Tulalip, Wash.
 
The agenda for the meeting is available at http://regents.wsu.edu/meeting-materials/201104BOR.pdf. The official meeting notice, with links to the agendas of committee meetings to be held Thursday afternoon, can be accessed at http://regents.wsu.edu/meeting-materials/201104Notice2.pdf.
The regents are scheduled to attend a community reception at 5 p.m. Thursday followed by dinner with the Everett Community College Board of Trustees.
Earlier this year, Gov. Chris Gregoire signed legislation creating a process by which WSU could assume management of the University Center at Everett Community College in 2014. Since then, WSU officials have been meeting with community, business and education leaders in the North Puget Sound region to move the project forward.
 
The regents are scheduled to take action on:
 
• WSU 2012 supplemental budget requests to be submitted to the state Legislature by Sept. 22. These include funding for the WSU Spokane biomedical building and for maintenance and operations.
     
•  A revised project budget of $24.6 million for renovation of Duncan Dunn and Community residence halls. Recent bids for the work came in over budget, primarily because the buildings were in worse shape than anticipated and the number of subcontractors submitting bids was fewer than expected. The revision is an increase of $3 million.
 
In Thursday committee meetings, the regents will hear reports and consider future action items, including:
 
• Bond sales to improve athletic facilities.
 
• Design and an $80 million budget for Martin Stadium premium seating, press box and football operations center.
 
•  A progress report on the $1 billion fundraising Campaign for Washington State University.
 

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Contacts:
Christine R. Hoyt, Executive Assistant to the Board of Regents, 509-335-4200, hoytc@wsu.edu
James Tinney, WSU News, 509-335-8055, jltinney@wsu.edu