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WSU Board of Regents to Meet in Spokane
March 8, 2004

The Board of Regents of Washington State University will hold its regularly scheduled meeting at 9 a.m. March 12 at the Spokane Intercollegiate Research and Technology Institute (SIRTI) Boardroom 432, at 665 North Riverpoint Blvd. Action items on the board’s agenda include a schedule of changes to parking rates and fines for the Pullman campus and design plans for several building projects. Also on the agenda is WSU’s proposed participation in a restructured agreement to operate consolidated Emergency 911 and dispatch services. A board made up of representatives from Whitman County, the city of Pullman and WSU would govern the agency. The regents also will … » More …

WSU regents approve baseball field project
October 3, 2003

Washington State University’s Board of Regents approved a $1.55 million project to upgrade Bailey Brayton Baseball Field at its regularly scheduled meeting Friday (Sept. 19) on the Pullman campus.The project, which will be undertaken immediately, calls for replacement of the turf, remodeling the dugouts, adding a bathroom and improving the field drainage. The field will feature FieldTurf, the type of artificial surface already in place at Martin Stadium. The project should be completed over the fall and winter. It will be paid for through funds donated to the athletic department.The regents also gave university administration the go-ahead to select consulting firms to provide planning and … » More …

Regents elects new president, $15 student transit fee OK’d
May 9, 2003

The Board of Regents has elected attorney William Marler as its board president for the next year. Marler of Bainbridge Island was named to the board in 1998. He is a partner in the law firm of Marler Clark in Seattle.Regent Marler also served as a member of the Pullman City Council while attending Washington State University and was the youngest and the first student ever elected to this office. He earned a bachelor’s degree from WSU in 1982, and a Juris Doctor from Seattle University in 1987.Rafael Stone of Seattle was elected board vice president. He was appointed to the Board of Regents in … » More …

Regents eye tuition hike
April 25, 2003

A special meeting of the Washington State University Board of Regents will be held 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, in Food Science Human Nutrition Room T101, to receive public comments regarding tuition rate increases and budget issues.The meeting will also be aired via the WHETS system at Spokane Intercollegiate Research and Technology Institute, Room 350; the Tri-Cities West Building, Room 224; and the Vancouver Classroom Building, Room 116.Those wanting to comment publicly to the board must sign-in when they arrive and wait to be called forward to provide input on these two topics. Written input to the board on budget and tuition … » More …

WSU Regents to discuss student, academic issues
April 25, 2003

The Board of Regents of Washington State University will hold a regularly scheduled board meeting 9 a.m. Friday in Lighty Room 405. The meeting is open to all interested.The Regents will consider the addition of a Health and Wellness mandatory summer fee of $50 for students on the Pullman campus. The fee would fully fund summer health and wellness services, eliminating a $20 co-pay, and reliance on services and activities fees, and the Health and Wellness Services reserve fund.A $15-per-semester increase to the academic year Health and Wellness fee is also recommended for fall 2003 (increased to $87 per semester), fall 2004 (increased to $102 … » More …

New campus recommendations to be enacted immediately
March 21, 2003

Washington State University’s Board of Regents approved recommendations during its March 14 meeting in Pullman concerning principles of operation and development of Spokane, Tri-Cities and Vancouver campuses and the overall WSU system. Items to take effect immediately include:• A committee of regents will be established for the Spokane, Tri-Cities and Vancouver campuses. • Newer campus CEOs shall be called chancellors. They will have greater authority to administer the campuses under the direction of the president and Board of Regents. • A regent will be assigned to each campus to attend advisory board meetings and work directly with the president and campus chancellors on governance matters. … » More …

No increase in money, no increase in enrollment
November 25, 2002

For the first time Washington State University and University of Washington Boards of Regents met together and the issue that brought them to a common table today was the need for adequate funding for their respective universities.In separate actions, both boards unanimously approved a joint resolution stating they support the position not to increase enrollment at their schools unless and until significant progress is made in closing the gap between per student state appropriations and the average per student state appropriations of each university’s comparison institutions.In addition, the resolution stated that any budget reductions must be accompanied by enrollment reductions in order to maintain quality … » More …

Regents meeting today, followed by UW meeting
November 19, 2002

SPOKANE, Wash., — On the eve of the 2002 Apple Cup game to decide this year’s PAC 10 Rose Bowl representative and other post-season bowl berths, the presidents of Washington State University and University of Washington will appear at a joint news conference on Thursday, Nov. 21, at the Davenport Hotel in Spokane, Wash.Although WSU President V. Lane Rawlins and Interim UW President Lee Huntsman predict victory for their respective teams, both leaders stand united in their support for higher education in the state of Washington and will discuss the funding challenges facing the state’s two research universities.The news conference precedes an historic first meeting … » More …

Regents approve operating, capital budget for 2003 – 05
September 6, 2002

In a call to state lawmakers to increase the funding to Washington State University to better represent the cost of educating today’s students, the Board of Regents approved the school’s operating budget request for the 2003 – 05 biennium. The meeting was held Sept. 6 at WSU’s Samuel H. Smith Center for Undergraduate Education.Over the last 10 years, state funding for WSU students has declined 11.9 percent. Washington appropriates $1,877 less per student than does WSU’s competitors.WSU’s $54.3 million budget request package is comprised of four parts: $36 million in core funding, $2.6 million to preserve veterinary medicine, $15.1 million for continued student access and … » More …