Grimes: Grant money should invest in Ph.D. students

A major objective of the Washington State University Graduate School has been to increase the number of Ph.D. students enrolled and graduating in Pullman. Recent data compiled by the Graduate School show a shift in that direction. However, the figures also show a decline in the total number of graduate students — master’s and Ph.D. […]

State funding may focus on degrees not enrollment

The state’s Higher Education Coordinating Board met May 20 at Washington State University’s Vancouver campus to review and update its master plan. The discussion focused on three concepts:* Restructuring state funding to colleges and universities based on the number of students graduated, rather than the number enrolled* Creating three-year options for baccalaureate degrees* Improving the […]