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Admin post finalist to visit Pullman today

REBECCA WHITE, Evergreen asst. news editor

March 18, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, WSU Pullman campus

Three finalists for the associate vice president of student engagement position will make their case to students and faculty over the next two weeks through a series of forums and presentations. The associate vice president will report to Student Affairs Vice President Mary Jo Gonzales as well as...

Student Regent application closes next week

Student Regent application closes next week

HANNAH WELZBACKER, Evergreen reporter

March 9, 2018


Filed under Administration, News

The WSU system will soon have a new student regent, as applications are due at the end of spring break. Current Student Regent Alyssa Norris said applicants should be self-motivated, thoughtful and able to listen, and they should have effective communication skills and a love for improving WSU. Norris...

Heritage houses to continue with full funding

Heritage houses to continue with full funding

YASMEEN WAFAI, Evergreen reporter

March 7, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Transparency, WSU Pullman campus

Despite fears of either a 58 percent funding cut to the WSU Culture and Heritage Houses or the houses being sold, they received their full operating budget for the year and will continue to function. The houses, three of which were acquired in 2006 and one in 2011, serve as rentals for student organizati...

Regents approve higher housing rates, facility move

FORREST HOLT, Evergreen news editor

March 5, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, WSU Pullman campus

The Board of Regents, WSU’s highest governing body, voted to increase Pullman campus’ housing and dining rates starting fall semester 2018. Cost of living in residence hall double rooms will increase an average of 2.4 percent, or $162, according to a Student Affairs action item presented to the...

Team looks to stop course withdrawals, guide students

Team looks to stop course withdrawals, guide students

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

March 2, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, WSU Pullman campus

WSU is trying to prevent students dropping or withdrawing from courses by connecting them with resources they need before it is too late. Faculty, advisers and representatives from the Office of the Provost teamed up with the Enterprise Systems Group, which manages the university’s network and communications...

Regents to vote on tuition, other increases

LINH NGUYEN, Evergreen reporter

March 1, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, WSU Tri-Cities

During the first official 2018 meeting of the Board of Regents, WSU’s highest governing body, the board will vote on whether to approve a 2-percent increase in resident undergraduate tuition and a 2.4-percent increases for room and board in residence halls. If approved, tuition would increase $190...

Faculty say forgiven debt unfair to other colleges

CODY COTTIER, Evergreen reporter

February 28, 2018


Filed under Administration, Faculty, News

The decision to forgive the $3.2 million  College of Arts and Sciences debt struck some faculty as an unfair advantage for one college and a breach of President Kirk Schulz’s promise that each university unit would handle its own financial situation. When Schulz announced the college’s debt forgiveness...

Presidents answer questions over coffee and cookies

Presidents answer questions over coffee and cookies

LINH NGUYEN and ZACH RUBIO

February 28, 2018


Filed under Administration, ASWSU, News, WSU Pullman campus

WSU President Kirk Schulz and ASWSU President Jordan Frost shared coffee and cookies with students in the CUB Tuesday afternoon as part of their Coffee with the Presidents outreach series. Schulz and Frost answered students’ questions about where sports funding is coming from, what will happen to...

WSU Vancouver will endure spending cuts

LINH NGUYEN, Evergreen reporter

February 27, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, WSU Vancouver

University-wide spending cut requirements will not hit WSU Vancouver particularly hard, thanks to increased enrollment. The campus enrolled 129, more students in fall 2017 than the previous year, a 4 percent increase, according to a WSU news release. Lynn Valenter, vice chancellor for finance and...

AVP candidate promotes personal approach

AVP candidate promotes personal approach

ZARA CRUDEN, Evergreen reporter

February 27, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, WSU Pullman campus

The position of associate vice president for community, equity and inclusive excellence is open, and candidates have started to make their cases for why they should be hired. TaJuan Wilson, an assistant professor and Executive Director of Student Programs and Student Diversity at the Medical University...

High-ups earn six-figures

High-ups earn six-figures

REBECCA WHITE, Evergreen reporter

February 26, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Top-feature, Transparency, WSU

Editors Note: Clicking on the subheads before every section will open a new tab allowing readers to view the contracts in full.  Of the highest-earning employees at the university, football Head Coach Mike Leach, who is set to make $3.5 million in 2018, has seen some of the highest increases in pay. ...

Schulz, Frost to interact with students in CUB

YASMEEN WAFAI, REBECCA WHITE

February 26, 2018


Filed under Administration, ASWSU, News

WSU President Kirk Schulz and ASWSU President Jordan Frost will be answering questions and listening to thoughts, concerns and ideas from students over complimentary coffee Tuesday in the CUB. This will be the first Coffee with the Presidents event of the year, but Frost tweeted there will be two...

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