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Provost’s perspective: No government shutdown at WSU

By Dan Bernardo, provost and executive vice president PULLMAN, Wash. – As members of the Washington State Legislature continue to work through the details of next biennium’s budget, there has been some media coverage around what happens if lawmakers are unable to complete their work by July 1.

Additional $1.2B hole in state revenue projected

By Andrew Garber, Seattle Times Olympia bureau   OLYMPIA — Officials were stunned to learn Thursday that the state is expected to take in $1.2 billion less in tax revenue than previously thought between now and June 2013, the latest grim result of an economy creeping toward recovery.   The bleak forecast means the state […]

Another $11.2M in budget cuts

    PULLMAN – The governor’s order to cut state agencies by 6.3 percent will result in another round of budget cuts for WSU. This will cost WSU an additional $11.2 million in funding. This new cut comes at a time when WSU is wrestling with a $13.5-million reduction in the fiscal year that began in July.   […]

359 positions and three programs cut

President Elson S. Floyd and Provost Executive V.P. Warwick Bayly field questions about the final budget at forum, 10 a.m. at Compton Union Building Auditorium (Photo by Becky Phillips, WSU Today)     PULLMAN – WSU will cut about 359 vacant and currently filled jobs universitywide, will eliminate three academic programs and will employ a […]

Regents to meet Friday

SPOKANE– The Board of Regents of WSU will consider tuition and fee levels for the upcoming biennium at its regularly scheduled meeting to be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday, May 8 in Room 241 of the Academic Center on the WSU Spokane campus.   The board held a special meeting last week to discuss the […]

Regents hear report on budget, tuition

The Board of Regents heard reports on the recently passed state higher education budget and the university’s upcoming budget-reduction plan at a special meeting held Wednesday. The Washington Legislature has approved a biennial budget that includes a net reduction of $54.16 million, or 10.38 percent, in WSU’s state allocation for the biennium. It is built […]