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President outlines university budget, financial management plans

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“With the end of the legislative session earlier this month, the University’s financial picture for the upcoming academic year is much clearer. » More …

WSU commits to 4 percent raises for faculty, AP staff

PULLMAN, Wash. – The state Legislature’s reinvestment in higher education this past session provides a multitude of opportunities for Washington State University in teaching, research and engagement, and we are grateful. One critical area that was not addressed in this biennial budget, however, was faculty and staff salaries.

 Read all of WSU President Elson S. Floyd’s Perspectives column at http://president.wsu.edu/blog/perspectives/2013/07/24/wsu-commits-to-4-percent-salary-increase-for-faculty-ap-staff/

Topics — Organic milk moo-ee popular; Competitive wages

Following are links to several recent media articles regarding WSU faculty and staff, or addressing issues in higher education. To see a full article, just click on the live URL link.* Yakima Herald-Republic — Organic milk continues to rise in consumer popularity; WSU professor and specialist offer insights, http://www.yakima-herald.com/page/dis/289256596235167* Seattle Times — Governor: Raises will help state compete for workers, http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2003769771_unionside01m.html* InsideHigherEd.com — Supreme Court’s mixed message on affirmative action, higher education effect expected, http://insidehighered.com/news/2007/06/29/affirmFor background go to http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2007/06/28/supreme  

Headlines — salaries, diabetes, cheating, invisible students

Media headlines include:* The Seattle Times — Professors, doctors top list of best-paid state employees (in Washington), http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2003689649_salaries02m.html* Longview Daily News — Diabetics control a chronic illness, while still enjoying food, , quoting Debbie Zbaeren Fredricks, nutrition educator, WSU Extension,  http://www.tdn.com/articles/2007/05/02/this_day/news04.txt* The Oregonian — Environmental health expert to speak at WSU Vancouver, http://blog.oregonlive.com/breakingnews/2007/05/environmental_health_expert_to.html* The Chronicle of Higher Education — Cheating Incident Involving 34 Students at Duke Is Business School’s Biggest Ever, http://chronicle.com/daily/2007/04/2007043002n.htm* Inside Higher Ed — Elephant not in the room — 40 percent of students don’t bother coming to class, http://insidehighered.com/news/2007/05/01/absent* The Columbian — WSU Vancouver group fishing for … » More …