President V. Lane Rawlins, Washington State University, and President Mark Emmert, University of Washington, co-authored an editorial which appeared recently in The Olympian. The editorial focuses WSU’s and the UW’s coordinated efforts towards budget requests and lobbying the Washington Legislature. To see the editorial, click on the following link to The Olympian at www.theolympian.com/209/v-print/story/65270.html.
The Council of Presidents, whose members are the presidents of Washington’s six public universities and college, enthusiastically endorses the governor’s vision and pledges to work with her and legislators to develop and implement strategies to achieve it. For the full story see http://archives.seattletimes.nwsource.com/cgi-bin/texis.cgi/web/vortex/display?slug=presidents19&date=20070119&query=presidents+council To hear audio interview go to: http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/podcast/opinionleaders/