Western receives $2M for engineering and cybersecurity programming, academic outreach

Western Washington University will receive an additional $2.07 million from the state Legislature to expand programming and increase academic outreach, among other smaller expenditures.

The largest buckets of funding from the state’s operating budget went to expand the electrical and computer engineering program ($445,000) and for academic access and outreach programming ($400,000). Western also received $500,000 from the state’s capital budget.