The budget forum held last Friday explained WSU’s current financial woes.
The WSU Board of Regents approved the supplemental budget request.
The merger was first proposed in 2007, and failed due to employee concerns at that time.
More cuts are coming in the wake of the new shortfall indicated in the revenue forecast.
President Elson S. Floyd said the merger will support the goals of the university.
The cuts may lead to a $25.8 million cut to WSU’s future budget.
Sen. Derek Kilmer, D-Gig Harbor, has pushed for higher education support.
Homecoming Week’s original budget was $6,500, but an additional $1,800 will be added.
The WSU Athletic Department spent thousands on flags to spread school spirit.
Pullman, Wash. - The WSU athletics department spent $9,800 on small flags for the Homecoming game on Saturday. This is a part of their Wave the Flag marketing campaign to promote awareness for the WSU athletics department.more
The journals will need to become self sufficient in the next three years.
Gov. Chris Gregoire proposed cuts to higher education and subsidized health care.
The School for Design aims toward educating students on the method of integrated design.
President Elson S. Floyd described the suggestion as ‘draconian’.
Visiting politicians discuss Wash. “student debt bubble”
The goals of the 2008 Strategic Master Plan are no longer feasible with the economy.
The Wash. Governor is also proposing an increase in state sales tax.
Financial aid at WSU may take a hit due to state wide budget cuts.
The award amount has already been cut and may be suspended after this session.
Presented alternatives included changing the way universities conduct payroll.
State funding has dropped from $530 million to $260 million in the last four years.
Pullman, Wash. - Gov. Chris Gregoire’s proposal to reduce state funding to WSU by 17 percent is unacceptable, said Provost Warwick M. Bayly at a meeting of the Administrative Professional Advisory Council (APAC).more
The Senate voted Wednesday to approve early-action budget bill HB 2058, which will make about $480 million in fund transfers and cuts.
The department of statistics joined the Department of Mathematics due to budget cuts.
Continued cuts to state support of education and increases in tuition take a toll on students.
The reality of a budget crisis means almost everyone has to take cuts.
Legislators have developed a new annual budget that reduces cuts to higher education.
The governor’s and House’s budget proposals considered before the final is released.
An unexpected move by three Democratic senators passed a significantly different proposed supplemental budget than the one released last week by the Washington State Senate Democrats.
The WSU Board of Regents discussed their efforts to reduce budget cuts to the university at their meeting on Friday in the CUB.
Several WSU programs received a reduction in their allocation from the WSU Services and Activities (S&A) Fees for the 2012-13 year.
No additional cuts to higher education are included in the budget deal finalized Wednesday by the Washington state Legislature.
The new online resource “$alt“ will help students who are looking for financial advice.
Pullman - Three WSU libraries closed at the end of spring semester, consolidating their material to the Holland, Terrell and Owen libraries.more