Richard Van Den Hul

Following last year’s review and movement of strategic planning to the Provost’s Office, Western Washington University’s Office of University Planning and Budgeting will be renamed the Budget Office and its staff will be part of the Division of Business and Financial Affairs, under a…

The amount of money that gets routed around a campus without cash ever exchanging hands is enormous. Recording those exchanges is vital for accounting, but often cumbersome. “Universities do a fair amount of chargebacks for their operations,” observes Rich Van Den Hul, vice president for…

Western Washington University's softball team is playing this spring on a fully renovated field. The much-needed improvements give players a new artificial turf outfield – and give Western officials a new way to fund capital projects with private donations.

On March 26, Western’s softball team defeated Central Washington University on a fully renovated field. The much-needed improvements give players a new artificial turf outfield – and give Western officials a new way to fund capital projects with private donations.

The…

Brian J. Sullivan has been hired to serve as the assistant vice president for Business and Financial Affairs at Western Washington University.

Sullivan formerly was at Stanford University, where he served as director of Finance Operations, budget officer for Land, Building and Real Estate…

Western Washington University has agreed to pay $1.8 million to settle a long-running legal dispute with Ebenal General Inc. over its Buchanan Towers project.
But the money isn't being paid to the contracting company or its owner, David Ebenal. It goes to Safeco Insurance Co., which…

Western has been committed to responding to students’ concerns about the Higher One Choice Card. This letter shows the successful resolution of negotiations with Higher One:

Dear Western Students:

On January 4, 2012 we communicated…

Western Washington University is beginning a utility efficiency and improvement project in 21 academic buildings, the Wade King Student Recreation Center and four residence halls that will cut down on rising energy costs and lead to significant utility savings over time.

The utility…

The Higher One Refunding Task Force, after listening to student input on the Higher One Card, has created some recommendations for moving forward, as described in a letter written today by Rich Van Den Hul, the vice president for Business and Financial Affairs, and Anna Ellermeier, the…

The major renovation of Miller Hall at Western Washington University is complete, and a dedication ceremony was held for the building on campus Nov. 2.

The Miller Hall Renovation Dedication event included a ceremony in Miller Hall’s Collaborative Space and self-guided tours of the…

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