Monthly Archives: October 2011

Gregoire’s budget cut menu

Today the governor released what is, for all intents and purposes, her supplemental budget for 2012. In the age of all-cuts budget, the following menu shows what she has in mind for higher ed. (see the whole budget proposal at … Continue reading

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Uptick in legislative info requests as session nears

Tomorrow morning Gov. Gregoire will trot out suggestions for closing the state’s anticipated $1.4 billion budget gap–$2 billion if you add what’s required for a rainy day fund. You can watch it on TVW on cable or at TVW.org online. … Continue reading

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Higher ed loses a leader

Sen. Scott White passes away. Higher education political watchers are mourning the untimely passing of Sen. Scott White. I saw White last Wednesday at the Seattle Chamber fall conference and heard Friday night that he had been discovered dead in his … Continue reading

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CWU by the numbers

$3 million Reserve account spending BOT approved to help cover anticipated legislative cuts. $1 million Retention incentive for the UW president. $500,000 BOT retention incentive for President Gaudino. 10,350 Total enrollment for AY 2011 – 2012. 1,000 Times I have … Continue reading

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