April 30, 2013
The 105-day 2013 Legislative Session came to an end on Sunday, April 28. A special session has been called by Governor Jay Inslee, set to begin on May 13 when legislators will return to Olympia to try and reach a budget deal. Read more about the special session.
Levels of state support for higher education are still undecided, as are tuition levels. Investing in public higher education drives down the level of tuition necessary to meet the basic needs of the university as we continue to try and serve the needs of our students, and the needs of Washington state. Read a guest editorial that does a great job highlighting the relationship between higher education funding and tuition.