OLYMPIA, Wash. – High school students from across the state will host the first live 4-H Virtual Town Hall Meeting to connect and initiate discussion with lawmakers, citizens and peers at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17.
( Photos by Becky Phillips, WSU Today) Scores of students and faculty rallied at noon Thursday on the Glenn Terrell Mall to show support for programs and employees that might be cut as a result of impending state budget reductions. At about 1 p.m., the crowd, picket signs in hand, moved east to French […]
The idea of performance contracts, or funding according to results, is part of a recently released draft of a state strategic master plan for higher education. “There seems to be a gradually evolving interest by more people in coming to some kind of agreement or relationship” between legislative appropriation and higher education accountability, said Jane […]
The single biggest legislative blow to higher education over the years has been the state’s decision to pay a decreasing percentage of university costs. So says Karl Boehmke, an astute legislative observer who retired last month as WSU executive budget director after 32 years of service at the university. He worked directly for the last […]