PULLMAN, Wash. – Members of the Washington State University Board of Regents will meet March 11 and 12 via Zoom.

Among the topics members are expected to take action on are discontinuing required use of the SAT and ACT in the university’s admissions process and one-time revisions to select mandatory fees for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Members of the public will be able to view the meeting live on Youtube. More information is available on the Board of Regents website.

Committee meetings on Thursday will begin at 10 a.m. and take place through the afternoon. Friday’s Board of Regents meeting will begin at 9 a.m.

Members of the public who want to address the board during public comment are asked to sign up ahead of time by filling out the request form available on the board’s website.

This notice is being sent by the direction of the Chair of the Board of Regents pursuant to the requirements of the Open Public Meetings Act, chapter 42.30 RCW.

Questions about the Board of Regents meeting and schedule may be directed to Desiree Jacobsen, Executive Assistant to the Board of Regents, 509-335-6662.

Board of Regents meeting agenda


I. Opening

  • Report from the Chair of the Board of Regents
  • Report from the President
  • Report from the WSU Tri-Cities Chancellor

II. Consent Agenda

  • Approval of Minutes – Nov. 13, 2020 Board of Regents meeting
  • Approval of Minutes – Jan. 22, 2021 Board of Regents retreat
  • Establish a Department of Viticulture and Enology
  • Discontinuation of the Masters in Public Affairs

III. Reports from shared governance groups

IV. Research and Academic Affairs Committee Report

V. Students Affairs and Student Life Committee Report

VI. Institutional Infrastructure Committee Report

VII. Strategic and Operational Excellence Committee Report

  • Action Items:
    • Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities Mid-Cycle Accreditation Report
    • Discontinue Required Use of the SAT and ACT in WSU’s Admissions Processes
    • Proposed Revisions to WAC 504-26 – Standards of Conduct for Students
    • Facilities Naming Proposal

VIII. Finance and Compliance Committee Report

  • Action Items:
    • Fiscal Year 2022 Housing and Dining Rates
    • Revised Services and Activities Fees for Academic Year 2020-2021
    • Revised Services and Activities Fees Allocations for Academic Year 2020-2021
    • One-Time Revisions to Certain Mandatory Student Fees for Academic Year 2020-2021

IX. Other Business

X. Public Comment Period

XI. Adjourn

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