The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

After launching a three-year financial recovery plan in 2016, WSU President Kirk Schulz turned a $30 million deficit into a $28 million surplus for the universitys budget.

President Schulz receives $125,000 pay raise for ‘unprecedented’ financial leadership

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen news editor June 16, 2022

Editor’s note: some names have been left out to protect their identity. As of July 1, WSU President Kirk Schulz will receive a 20% increase in his annual base salary – his first pay raise since...

Inflation and decreased enrollment rates, both of which are connected to the pandemic, influenced WSU’s proposal to increase tuition rates by 2.5%.

Tuition increases reflect inflation, minimum wage

KASSANDRA VOGEL, Evergreen reporter April 7, 2022

WSU has increased tuition for the past five years and proposed another 2.5% increase for the 2022-23 school year. During those five years, WSU increased tuition by the maximum amount allowed by law three...

Environmental Sustainability Alliance is calling on WSU to divest from 200 companies with the highest global ranking of carbon reserves.

Students urge WSU Foundation, administration to divest from fossil fuel companies

KASSANDRA VOGEL, Evergreen reporter February 8, 2022

WSU’s Environmental Sustainability Alliance is calling for WSU to divest its endowment funds from fossil fuel companies as an effort to combat climate change. Endowment funds contain donated financial...

WSU Global Chancellor Dave Cillay said a dual-credit program could raise awareness of the WSU Global Campus.

WSU considers offering dual credit classes to high schoolers

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor January 26, 2022

WSU could soon be offering college classes to high school students in rural areas of Washington. WSU Global Chancellor Dave Cillay and President Kirk Schulz spoke to the Board of Regents Thursday about...

As enrollment decreases, the Board of Regents plans to increase tuition later this spring.

Board of Regents to vote on tuition hike later this spring

KASSANDRA VOGEL, Evergreen reporter January 24, 2022

Editors note: This story has been revised to accurately reflect the voting decision regarding parking rates and fines. At their meeting this week, the Board of Regents proposed a 2.5% increase in tuition...

WSU increased tuition by the maximum amount allowed by law in the last three of five academic years.

Board of Regents to vote on 2.5% tuition increase

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor January 18, 2022

The Board of Regents will vote this week on a proposed 2.5% tuition increase for the 2022-23 academic year.  If approved, this will be the sixth year in a row WSU has increased tuition. Three of...

The WSU Board of Regents meeting will commence their 2021-22 meetings Sept. 16-17 on the WSU Pullman campus.

OPINION: WSU Board of Regents should prioritize transparency, accessibility

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief September 15, 2021

Editor's note: On Sept. 16, a day after this column was published, WSU President Kirk Schulz announced that all Board of Regents meetings, inlcuding all committee meetings, will be livestreamed starting...

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