PULLMAN, Wash. – The WSU Board of Regents voted unanimously Wednesday to approve a 2.2 percent tuition rate increase for resident undergraduate students for the academic year 2017-2018.
By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business
PULLMAN, Wash. – Two new tuition assistance programs with Chick-fil-A, headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., and Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, based in Pullman, are making the Washington State University online MBA degree programs more affordable for the companies’ team members and their families.
PULLMAN – John Fraire’s world is in seismic flux – restructuring of his division, doctoral thesis deadlines, changing student demographics, enrollment growth expectations and, like everyone else, budget cuts. But despite the demanding challenge, he’s enjoying it.
Seven months ago, WSU President Elson S. Floyd announced a major reorganization of the university’s management structure to help reduce costs and deal with ongoing cuts in state funding. The plan eliminated three vice president positions and consolidated five administrative divisions into two. For most employees that was an alteration in the org chart, a change in view from … » More …
SPOKANE– The Board of Regents of WSU will consider tuition and fee levels for the upcoming biennium at its regularly scheduled meeting to be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday, May 8 in Room 241 of the Academic Center on the WSU Spokane campus.
The board held a special meeting last week to discuss the higher education budget for the upcoming biennium, which includes a 14 percent increase in undergraduate resident tuition for each of the two years.
The regents will hold committee meetings Thursday afternoon at the Academic Center.
While in Spokane, board members also will participate in the dedication of the … » More …
During what he called the most difficult day in his 15 years of serving as a president of universities, WSU President Elson S. Floyd on Friday answered questions with Provost Warwick Bayly in a press conference and a later public session about the preliminary budget-reduction plan announced earlier in the day.
Floyd said the plan would eliminate 165 vacant positions and 206 that are filled across the statewide WSU system. But because the plan is preliminary, no one will receive official notice of termination until June 1 at the earliest.
Until June 1, the university is encouraging staff, faculty and students to … » More …
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 on the assumption of a 14 percent increase in resident undergraduate tuition in each of the two years. As a result, for the 2009-2010 academic year, resident undergraduate tuition would increase $870, from $6,218 to $7,088.
President Elson S. Floyd briefed the board on the process that the university has followed … » More …
PULLMAN – A variety of building and infrastructure improvement projects will be on the agenda for approval when the Board of Regents of WSU meets Friday (Feb.1) at the WSU Vancouver campus.
The meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m. in Room 129 of the Administration Building. The agenda for the meeting is available at http://www.regents.wsu.edu/meeting-materials/200801Agenda.pdf
The regents will be asked to approve beginning the process of selecting a design-build team for Phase III of the Martin Stadium renovation. That phase of the project is budgeted at $42 million; construction is tentatively scheduled to begin in early 2009. It will add upper level … » More …