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WSU audit finds mismanagement in athletics complimentary ticket sales

WSU audit finds mismanagement in athletics complimentary ticket sales

DYLAN GREENE and REBECCA WHITE

May 2, 2018


Filed under News, Sports, Top-feature, Transparency, WSU Pullman campus

An internal audit of WSU Athletics’ 2016 football ticket sales revealed inflation to home football game attendance and potential violations of state law. The purpose of the audit was to investigate complimentary tickets given out for a home game against University of Arizona on Nov. 5, 2016. Audi...

GPSA, Transit react to S&A cuts

GPSA, Transit react to S&A cuts

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

April 15, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, Showcase, Transparency, WSU

University entities that rely on Services and Activities fees as a source of revenue for the most part received less than they asked for as student leaders pushed for scaling back student fees. At the beginning of April, these organizations came before the Services and Activities Fee Committee with...

S&A Committee makes blanket 2.5 percent cut

S&A Committee makes blanket 2.5 percent cut

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

April 4, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, Top-feature, Transparency, WSU Pullman campus

The Student and Activities Fee Committee voted to reduce next years S&A fee contributions for all applicants, with the exception of ASWSU, during a 6.5 hour meeting Wednesday night. The committee cut 2.5 percent from base requests, with the exception of the three ASWSU groups and Transportati...

Athletics accounts for half decrease in reserves

Athletics accounts for half decrease in reserves

CODY COTTIER, Evergreen reporter

April 3, 2018


Filed under Administration, Faculty, Football, News, PDFs, Sports, Top-feature, Transparency, WSU

Newly released financial figures show WSU Athletics accounts for roughly half the drop in university savings, which administrators have used to justify system-wide spending cuts of 2.5 percent. Officials have traditionally said the athletics budget is separate from the university’s, and that athletics...

Student Conduct rewrite carries into next school year

Student Conduct rewrite carries into next school year

REBECCA WHITE, Evergreen reporter

March 26, 2018


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

After more than a year of operating on emergency rules and month-long delays in the revision process, WSU officials expect the rewrite of the Student Conduct Code to carry into next semester, with potential implemented in January 2019. Student leaders on the Student Conduct rewrite task force said...

WSU sues over Cosmic Crisp

WSU sues over Cosmic Crisp

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

March 19, 2018


Filed under News, Research, Top-feature, Transparency, WSU, WSU Pullman campus

WSU filed a countersuit in response to a lawsuit brought against the university by an agriculture technology company over a new variety of apple. A lawsuit filed in King County by Phytelligence on Feb. 26 claims that WSU broke the terms of their contract that deals with the Cosmic Crisp apple variety,...

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...

WSU faces lawsuit over data breach

WSU faces lawsuit over data breach

CODY COTTIER, Evergreen reporter

March 1, 2018


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

Four people are bringing a class-action lawsuit against WSU, alleging they suffered identity theft after a hard drive containing sensitive information for more than 1 million people was stolen from a WSU facility in April. The lawsuit, which represents everyone affected by the security breach, argu...

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. ...

ASWSU considers putting sports pass on ballot

February 7, 2018


Filed under Transparency, WSU

ASWSU considered putting a $265 annual mandatory sports pass referendum on the ballot at their February 7 meeting.   [pdf-embedder url="https://dailyevergreen.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Referendum-47-05-FOOTBALL.docx-EXTERNAL-UPDATED-SNO.pdf" title="Referendum 47-05 FOOTBALL.docx--EXTERNAL UPDATED SNO"]...

2017 Whitman county elections

December 10, 2017


Filed under State Government, Transparency

These documents were obtained in coverage of Whitman county elections. For a period of time, it was uncertain as to whether bills could be passed based on voter turnout. Nov. 7, 2017 - Election 2017: Propositions leading, other results too close to call Nov. 13, 2017 - Pullman propositions lac...

Regents executive sessions

December 10, 2017


Filed under Transparency, WSU

We requested all documents from the Regents executive session from the meeting on WSU Pullman's campus on Sept. 21, 2017. No documents were withheld under any claim of exemption under the Public Records Act (RCW 42.56). [pdf-embedder url="https://dailyevergreen.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Sept-2...

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