Among the goals are developing plans to enhance WSU’s presence in the greater Seattle area and developing fiscal plans to address expected state budget reductions due to COVID‑19.
During the online meeting, the board is expected to take action on President Kirk Schulz’s proposed goals and objectives for the current academic year as well as a revised fiscal year 2021 athletics budget.
With nearly three decades of experience delivering education at a distance, WSU is using its expertise to make the upcoming fall semester as seamless and enriching for students as possible.
The live broadcast on Youtube will begin at 1 p.m. and last for approximately one hour. Questions can be submitted ahead of time using an online submission form.
Thousands watched Friday’s hour‑long town hall, where university leadership encouraged students to continue their studies and discussed recently announced changes across the WSU system for the fall semester.
WSU President Kirk Schulz has provided an update on the ongoing efforts to reduce WSU’s budget in the face of declining state revenue due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
In a letter Wednesday to the WSU community, President Kirk Schulz provided a roadmap for Fall 2020, outlining how the university plans to adjust operations for the safety of its students, faculty and staff.
The review cited the righting of the university’s finances, the realization of ambitious plans for health education in Spokane, and Schulz’s public accessibility, as chief accomplishments.
The decision was made in conjunction with WSU President Kirk Schulz. Meetings will be held online in keeping with physical distancing guidelines.
Among other things, WSU will use a phone app to help with critically important contact tracing in the event of positive COVID-19 tests involving students, faculty or staff this fall, WSU President Kirk Schulz announced Friday during the university’s fifth online town hall.