Regents rescind 2 percent tuition increase

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University’s Board of Regents on Monday voted to rescind a 2 percent tuition increase in the wake of passage of a new state budget that reinvests in higher education.   “We have the best budget we have seen in two decades, and I thank our state legislators for that,” said WSU President […]

WSU shows enrollment strength for spring semester

PULLMAN – WSU continues to attract strong enrollments, reporting a record spring semester number of 24,340 students on its four campuses.   The official spring figures, based on enrollments on the tenth day of classes of the semester, show an increase of 530 students or 2.2 percent over spring 2009 numbers. The university’s fastest-growing campus […]

WSU reports higher, diverse enrollment

Washington State University’s 10th day enrollment figures show increased student numbers at all campuses, a record influx of freshmen and higher numbers of minority students. Overall, WSU is showing a 3.1 percent increase in enrollment statewide, from 23,654 students last fall to 24,396 in fall 2007. The numbers are buoyed by the first class of […]

Endowments increase for universities nationwide

Giving to colleges and universities increased by 3.2 percent in the 2004 fiscal year, the first increase in contributions since 2001, according to a report released on Wednesday by the Council for Aid to Education. Higher-education institutions collectively raised $24.4-billion in 2004, says the annual report, “Voluntary Support of Education.” The total is up from […]

No across-the-board budget cuts planned

Washington State University President V. Lane Rawlins, in his Update for Faculty/Staff, announced May 17 that the university:* will not make any across-the-board cuts at the beginning of the biennium on July 1. * will add to the state’s 3.2 percent increase in the salary pool. Through use of local funds the university will bring the […]

Efforts progress to place more women faculty

At least half the students and half the employees at Washington State University are women. The exception to that demographic can be found among faculty, especially senior faculty. It’s an imbalance that is shared by most universities nationwide, and it’s one that WSU is well aware of and is working to remedy. As of Fall […]

Regents eye tuition hikes at June 13 meeting

Tuition increases will be one of the main topics of discussion when the university’s Board of Regents meet 3 p.m. Friday, June 13, in Lighty Student Services Building, Room 405. The regents will consider recommended tuition increases for the 2003-04 and 2004-05 academic years. Resident undergraduate tuition would increase 7 percent to $4,435 for 2003-04 […]