Business and Financial Affairs

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…

The division of Business and Financial Affairs at Western Washington University has announced the consolidation of the University Cashier, Student Accounts, and Loans and Collection offices into one new department, to be named the Student Business Office.

Bob Putich is manager of the new…

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 Division of Business and Financial Affairs at Western Washington University has announced a reorganization plan for Financial Services.

The plan includes “flattening across the organization,” which involves eliminating administrative positions or moving supervisory positions to…

The HigherOne Refunding Task Force at Western Washington University is holding a campus-wide forum to share thoughts on the new Student Account Refunding Program and the WWU Choice Card. The task force will gather comments, concerns, ideas and recommendations and present them to Western’s…

As part of its rebasing effort, Business and Financial Affairs at Western Washington University is in the process of restructuring Student Financial Services and the Cashier’s Office. As BFA continues this analysis, the primary contacts for these offices will be Bob Putich (650-2866) for…

In an effort to provide accurate, timely, efficient and best-in-class services to the Western Washington University campus and community customers, the division of Business and Financial Affairs has developed a three-year project plan.

This plan is incorporated into a new Banner…

With the organizational changes within the division of Business and Financial Affairs at Western Washington University, Purchasing, Accounts Payable, Contracts and Travel are merging into one department: Business Services.

The change is effective July 1. After July 1, all mail should…

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