Restoration of full funding for faculty and staff pay raises in the next state budget has been requested of Gov. Jay Inslee by university presidents.
She will oversee WSU’s budget operations as the university continues towards its goal of financial stability.
To prevent cuts to WSU Libraries’ journals subscriptions, the president and provost designated $150,000 to the libraries’ budget.
Joan King, who helped WSU transition through three presidents, weather state budget cuts and rein in systemwide overspending, will retire Oct. 19.
The university reduced its annual operating deficit by $22 million, surpassing its fiscal year 2018 goal by $12 million.
Needed bridge repairs along State Route 26 will shut down a portion of one of the most popular routes to Pullman for students, faculty and staff traveling from western Washington.
The effort relies on increasing revenue 27 percent by Fiscal Year 2023 while continuing to contain expenses.
Earlier this month, the Washington State University Board of Regents accepted the University’s financial report for the 2017 fiscal year.
Committee members include students, faculty and administrators who will provide feedback and recommendations on a wide range of topics.
Your budget justification may not make or break the proposal, but a well written justification can make for a smoother funding process.