PULLMAN, Wash. – Congressional leaders face a critical deadline next week – they must reach a budget agreement by Dec. 13 or the next round of sequester cuts goes into effect, reducing vital government programs by billions of dollars for the second year in a row.
John Gardner (Photo by Robert Hubner, WSU Photo Services) PULLMAN – John Gardner, vice president of Advancement and External Affairs, was assigned in mid-August to lead radical reconstructive surgery among several major university offices. The goal is to flatten the administrative structure, reduce costs and increase collaborative efforts and effectiveness, particularly in the area of fundraising. […]
PULLMAN – WSU leaders are working toward implementing strategic budget cuts, not across-the-board cuts, said President Elson S. Floyd in Wednesday’s State of the University address. He has asked administrative vice presidents to submit budget plans for their areas by Oct. 15 and he expects to hold public hearings on those […]
WSU President Elson S. Floyd has scheduled a public forum for Monday at 11 a.m. in the Compton Union Building Senior Ballroom to answer questions and hear comments related to an administrative reorganization that was announced on Friday. President Floyd’s memorandum to the university community can be found here. The university’s new organizational chart […]
In his May 5, 2009, blog entry, Howard Grimes, vice president for research and dean of the Graduate School, talks about the ups and downs of funding and how WSU can respond to forge a strong future. To read the blog, click on the link the box below.
During what he called the most difficult day in his 15 years of serving as a president of universities, WSU President Elson S. Floyd on Friday answered questions with Provost Warwick Bayly in a press conference and a later public session about the preliminary budget-reduction plan announced earlier in the day. Floyd said the plan […]
A motion to enhance faculty input to pending budget decisions failed in the Faculty Senate Thursday. Opponents said it was too late in the process and there had been opportunity for – and acceptance of – faculty input from the beginning of the process. The Faculty Senate also approved a variety of program and degree […]
OLYMPIA — WSU will lose 20 percent of its current state funding base under a proposed 2009-2011 budget announced March 30 by Senate leadership and under consideration by the Senate Ways and Means Committee. “We at WSU recognize that the Legislature is dealing with the impact of an economic crisis that is unparalleled since […]
Staff job openings will be held vacant and new academic programs, degrees and courses won’t be added as WSU responds to a request from President Elson S. Floyd to prepare for economic uncertainty in the coming fiscal year. Except for emergency/essential positions, administrative/professional jobs won’t be filled or added. Nor will promotions be granted, […]