Business and Financial Affairs

After 10 years as Western Washington University’s Vice President for Business and Financial Affairs, Rich Van Den Hul has announced his retirement effective summer 2021.

“Rich Van Den Hal has been an exceptional leader for Business and Financial…

Faye Gallant has been selected as executive director of Budget and Financial Planning at Western Washington University, Rich Van Den Hul, vice president for Business and Financial Affairs at Western, announced today.

“We were impressed with Faye’s broad base of university experiences,…

WWU University Architect and  Director of Facilities Development and Capital Budget Rick Benner has been chosen to be on the jury of the AIA Washington Council Civic Design Awards.

Benner has served on a multitude of State of Washington committees…

Business Services/Purchasing has revised two existing policies that were approved by President’s Cabinet in July. Below are links to new documents for you to become familiar with and to share with those involved in purchasing in your area. We encourage your feedback to ensure these…

Colleagues,

Western`s proposed 2017-2019 Operating Budget is now ready for your review. It has been a very long process. Thank you for your patience.  

Utilizing input from the UPRC and the campus, the Deans, Vice Presidents and President have put together a budget draft for…

The Office of Business and Financial Affairs has received inquiries regarding the status of the Travel and Expense Management (TEM) module and wanted to share with you that Ellucian notified Western in mid-2016, that they will no longer be providing system upgrades/enhancements to this module.…

WWU has formed the Risk, Compliance and Policy Services (RCPS) unit, according to Associate Vice President of Business and Financial Affairs Brian Sullivan.  The RCPS unit will provide a range of institutional services and oversee the University’s risk management, compliance,…

Antonia Allen has been hired as director of Internal Audit at Western Washington University.

Allen, hired following a national search, will begin at Western on Jan. 3, 2017.

“I am very excited to have the opportunity to join Western. I am looking forward to working at such…

Ernie Sams, age 90 of Bellingham, passed away on Tuesday, April 19, 2016. Ernest was born May 28, 1925, in Bellingham to Jacob and G. Oline Sams.

While serving in the U.S. Army during World War II, Sams was awarded a Bronze Star. He was honorably discharged in 1946.

Ernie…

Rich Van Den Hul, vice president for Business and Financial Affairs at Western Washington University, shared the following news with the WWU community earlier this week regarding state-funded travel:

On Tuesday, March 29, Governor Jay Inslee issued an executive order placing a ban on…

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