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.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Studies show 16.2 million U.S. children live in households that lack the means to get nutritious food on a regular basis. Washington State University Extension 4-H has received $150,000 to engage 2,500 youth and families in 13 counties in the 4-H Food Smart Families program.
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 […]
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. […]
PULLMAN – A downturn in the price of bonds has resulted in dramatic savings for students at Washington State University. A $15 million refinance of WSU’s Student Housing and Dining bonds at the low rate of around 3.3% has resulted in a net savings of over $2 million. “Housing and dining at WSU […]
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 […]
The current economy and budget cuts are putting financial pressure and stress on many families. Here are a few things to consider in dealing with the different circumstances. How well you manage, and how well you come through this financial storm, depends upon many things – your experience in emergencies, your preparedness, and the […]
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 […]
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 […]