Among the goals are developing plans to enhance WSU’s presence in the greater Seattle area and developing fiscal plans to address expected state budget reductions due to COVID‑19.
During the online meeting, the board is expected to take action on President Kirk Schulz’s proposed goals and objectives for the current academic year as well as a revised fiscal year 2021 athletics budget.
Arliegh Cayanan, a fourth-year College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences student, will serve as the next student regent on the WSU Board of Regents.
John Schoettler, who graduated from WSU in 1980, was appointed by Gov. Jay Inslee to the university’s governing board for a term that begins July 1.
These meetings will be conducted via Zoom in accordance with current public health safety guidelines. Both days of meetings will be broadcast live on Youtube.
The decision was made in conjunction with WSU President Kirk Schulz. Meetings will be held online in keeping with physical distancing guidelines.
The Board voted to establish a Bachelor of Science in Viticulture and Enology degree as well as a Master of Science in Kinesiology degree at their virtual meeting on May 8.
In compliance with social distancing guidelines, members of the Washington State University Board of Regents will conduct their May 7 and 8 meetings via Zoom.
Enrique Cerna, a veteran journalist with more than four decades of media experience in the Seattle area, officially took on his new role March 16.
Additionally, the board reviewed efforts to integrate student recruitment and approved the sale of 30 acres adjacent to the Tri-Cities campus.