Wednesday, April 29, 2009


What's it all mean?

We're all still trying to sort out the impacts of the legislative budget cuts. This article tries to put it into perspective. Yes, it could be worse, but it's still not good and there are a lot of things to figure out still.
Solid numnbers won't be known for several weeks still.

Seattle Times

Monday, April 27, 2009


The Debate

Ever since the budget imploded and our neighbors way west(ern) decided to drop football, this issue has surfaced again.



Good Budget News

Meanwhile, the state's construction, or capital, budget is out - and includes money for renovation of our main academic building, Patterson Hall.



Details Details

Regarding the budget.


Friday, April 24, 2009


Budget by the Numbers

Budget details. Impacts to higher ed are pretty severe, but tuition will help soften the blow.

Spokesman Review

Thursday, April 23, 2009


Budget Update

They have a budget deal in Olympia, we just don't know the details.

Spokesman Review


Saving Money

How some college kids are beating the rising cost of tuition.

Tacoma News Tribune

Monday, April 20, 2009


EWU Spokane and the Economy

How the University District will play a role in the turnaround.



Relay hits 25

Great cause.


Thursday, April 16, 2009


Engineering Update

Regarding a legislative bill to allow more such programs at Eastern.

Columbia Basin Herald


Signs of Spring

Spring football update.

Seattle Times

Monday, April 13, 2009


Add thisto the Tuition Debate

From the Eye on Olympia blog in the Spokesman.

Wednesday, April 08, 2009


The Tuition Debate

One university president's opinion on why state colleges should be allowed to increase tuition by as much as 14 percent each of the next two years.

Seattle Times


Higher Tuition?

From the Spokesman, article about latest tuition increase proposal as a way to offset major cuts to higher ed in the state of Washington.


Thursday, April 02, 2009


How it looked on TV

KREM television's story about the student rally on campus wednesday.



Students React

This story on how students are reacting to state budget woes was picked up by the Seattle PI (online), but appeared on the front page in today's Spokesman Review.

Seattle PI

Wednesday, April 01, 2009


Now What?

This piece from the Seattle Times sort of spells out what happens next, after the house and senate have unleashed their massive budget cut proposals.

Seattle Times


Tuition Issues

With both senate and house unveiling their budgets this week, the news is not great for higher ed - or for those who want to send their kids to college.
This editorial from Seattle Times explains.

Seattle Times

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