WSU projects funded in fed’s omnibus package

PULLMAN –- WSU programs in agricultural research and the health sciences in Spokane are among those that will benefit from allocations in the new omnibus federal budget, signed into law by President George W. Bush Wednesday. “This funding will play an important role in promoting education, research and economic development for our state and region,” […]

Dillman selected for federal committee

PULLMAN – Don A. Dillman, Regents Professor and the Thomas S.Foley Distinguished Professor of Government and Public Policy in the Departments of Community and Rural Sociology and Sociology and the Social and Economic Sciences Research Center at Washington State University, has been selected to serve on the Federal Economic Statistics Advisory Committee for the next […]

Higher ed funding outlined in president’s proposed budget

Following is a quick recap of how President Bush’s proposed federal budget of $2.77-trillion for the 2007 fiscal year would affect higher education: (For details, go to The Chronicle of Higher Education articles linked in each section.)—  $12.7-billion would be added to Pell Grants, enabling an additional 59,000 students to receive Pell Grants this year. […]

WSU federal funding requests presented in D.C.

WSU representatives were in Washington, D.C., Feb. 9 and 10 to present the university’s federal funding requests to the Washington state congressional delegation and ask for the delegation’s support. The top eight requests are: 1) A facility for the Agriculture Research Services scientist co-located in the bioscience buildings. The federal government previously appropriated funds for […]