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Washington Legislative Internship recruiters on campus for info sessions May 16-17 2022-05-11
Western receives more than $6 million in capital, operating budgets

Following the 2022 Washington State Legislative Session which ended last month, Western Washington University walks away with more than $6 million added to its operating and capital budgets. The money will fund new programs and expand on existing ones and be…

Homelessness, behavioral health take precedence in ‘historic’ WA spending plan

The Washington Legislature is using one of the largest infusions of federal money in state history to invest in a wide spectrum of attempts to reduce homelessness.

Supported largely by surplus revenue, fewer debts and leftover federal funds from the American Rescue Plan, the extra money…

State’s quarterly revenue forecast released 2019-06-27
Western Legislative Review WWU presents to Legislature on pre-healthcare degree pathways

Dr. Brad Johnson, Dean of WWU’s College and Science and Engineering, and Anna Tognazzini, WWU’s Graduate and Pre-Professional Programs Advisor, presented to the committee on Western’s pre-healthcare degree pathways, which include but are not limited to: pre-medicine…

WWU football’s end, Carver remodel were key moments under Bruce Shepard

Bruce Shepard, Western Washington University’s president for the last eight years, will step down at the end of the day Thursday, June 30.

Shepard’s last day comes nearly eight years since he took the helm and just more than a year after he announced his retirement.

“I think you…

Tuition at WWU will drop about $1,000 next year for most students

Tuition at Western Washington University will be 15 percent cheaper for most students — but slightly more expensive for others — beginning next year, the university said.

The reduction, which applies only to resident undergraduates, comes after a mandate from the state Legislature that…

Comments solicited on current budget proposals 2016-03-15
Inslee orders special session, vetoes 27 bills to spur action

Lawmakers this legislative session had two fundamental responsibilities: Come up with a full plan for K-12 education funding and pass a supplemental budget.

But as legislators and lobbyists filtered out of the Capitol building Thursday night — the last day of the 60-day session — there…

WWU’s Bruce, Cyndie Shepard honored by Legislature 2016-03-07
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