salary

Regents approve president’s contract extension

SPOKANE – A contract extension with President Elson S. Floyd through June 30, 2016, was approved by the WSU Board of Regents at their regularly scheduled meeting at WSU Spokane.   “The board of regents believes that it is important, especially in this difficult financial time, to send a strong message about the continuity of […]

Is a college degree still worth the cost?

      WASHINGTON, D.C. – People with bachelor’s degrees, on average, currently earn about 66 percent more than those with a high school diploma, during their lifetime, and about 42 percent more than those with an associate degree, according to a new study by the College Board.   The College Board today, Sept. 21, […]

Faculty salary study recommends changes

Longstanding underfunding by the state Legislature is the major impediment to faculty salary increases, according to a recently completed report by a Faculty Senate salary committee. Salary compression is also a concern. The Faculty Affairs Committee and Faculty Senate will be considering salary issues, including those raised in the report, and will make recommendations to […]

Supplemental budget request itemized

Following is an overview of the WSU Supplemental Budget Request for 2008, approved Sept. 28 by the WSU Board of Regents. Operating Budget • Under funding of salary increases               $1,388,000 The 2007 Legislature mandated special salary increases for state employees.  Systems or formatting problems with our data caused many of our job titles for bargaining unit, […]