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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 […]

AACSB International announces accreditation

PULLMAN – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International announced today that the WSU College of Business has successfully maintained their accreditation standing at the baccalaureate, master and doctoral levels. Founded in 1916, AACSB International is the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degrees in […]

House shocks administrators with 29% funding cuts

Washington State University will lose $151.4 million, about 29 percent of its current state funding base, under a proposed 2009-2011 House budget announced today by Ways and Means Chair Kelli Linville, D-Bellingham.   “Hard as it is to imagine, today’s House budget is even more draconian, with a more devastating impact, than the Senate budget […]

Senate proposes 20 percent budget cut

OLYMPIA — WSU will lose 20 percent of its current state funding base under a proposed 2009-2011 budget announced March 30 by Senate leadership and under consideration by the Senate Ways and Means Committee.   “We at WSU recognize that the Legislature is dealing with the impact of an economic crisis that is unparalleled since […]

University of Virginia hires WSU basketball coach

WSU men’s basketball coach Tony Bennett has been named coach at the University of Virginia.   Jim Sterk, WSU director of athletics, confirmed Bennett’s decision Monday afternoon (see link).   Related media coverage: 04-01-09 KREM — Bennett’s Virginia news conference 04-01-09 NBC — Bennett meets UVA team 04-01-09 Olympian — WSU wants to move quickly to replace Bennett […]

The new WSU.edu

  In this Internet age, a university’s homepage is very much its front door to the world. For example, WSU’s homepage receives more than 1 million pageviews and 800,000 unique visitors in an average month….   President Elson S. Floyd, in his new Perspectives column, describes his vision of how WSU’s new home page “needs to feature simpler navigation, […]

MESA students use the brain to understand science

PULLMAN – WSU President Elson S. Floyd will welcome more than 65 Math, Engineering and Science Achievement (MESA) Spokane-area eighth graders who will play judge for a day as they award top honors to the best student submission during the seventh annual Kids Judge! Academic Fair 10:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. March 12 at Ensminger Pavilion in […]