The Daily Evergreen

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). ...

WSU’s fiscal health website

December 10, 2017


Filed under Transparency, WSU

WSU compiled information regarding its efforts to reduce spending and improve its financial situation. https://wsu.edu/fiscal-health/ Note: This site is not maintained by The Daily Evergreen.    

Colleges outline spending plans

December 10, 2017


Filed under Transparency, WSU

In response to WSU President Kirk Schulz's mandate that all WSU units reduce spending by 2.5 percent to eliminate the university's deficit, college deans described their financial plans in memos to faculty and staff. Carson College of Business   College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences   College of Arts and Sciences ...

WSU administrators’ emails related to wolf researcher

December 10, 2017


Filed under State Government, Transparency, WSU

Email exchanges and other communication from several WSU administrators regarding wolf researcher Robert Wielgus, who filed an ethics complaint earlier this year arguing the university violated his academic freedom. The Evergreen obtained these records to inform reporting on Wielgus' battle with the...

Sifting through Schulz’s Samoa trip expenses

December 10, 2017


Filed under Transparency, WSU

In reporting on the university leadership's trip to America Samoa, we requested reimbursement of expenses incurred during or before the trip. No documents have been withheld under any claim of exemption under the Public Records Act (RCW 42.56), though some identifying information was redacted and the legal r...