Western Washington University President Bruce Shepard sent the following message to the WWU community on Tuesday apprising them of the latest budget news:


Last week, the Washington House shared its operating and capital budgets, and I shared a message …

Western Washington University President Bruce Shepard sent the following message to the WWU community Friday, March 27, to apprise them of updates to the state operating and capital budgets:


Several hours ago, the Washington House released both their proposed…

College students in Washington state might end up with quite the bargain next year as the state looks to reinvest in higher education.

Last week, the Washington State Senate passed Senate Bill 5954 in a 37-12 vote, a law that would link college tuition rates to average salaries in the…

As financial aid packages roll in, students and parents may start wondering whether a private student loan could help them pay for college.
We had experts weigh in on the questions students -- and their parents -- should ask before taking on private debt.

A bill that would tie tuition at public colleges in Washington State to a portion of the average state wage passed the State Senate on Wednesday, The Spokesman-Review reports.

The Washington state Senate passed a bill Wednesday to cut tuition at the state's public universities and community colleges.

Senate Bill 5954, which passed on a 37-12 bipartisan vote, would link tuition at state schools to a percentage of the average wage for Washington workers. It…

We talk with outspoken Western WA University President Bruce Shepard about the state of higher education in Washington. Plus, State Treasurer Jim McIntire shares his thoughts on fiscal responsibility in state budgeting.

The student group Autonomous Students United to Reduce Tuition marched from the south campus flag plaza to the PAC Plaza on March 4, 2015, protesting tuition costs.

Photos by Rhys Logan / WWU

Western welcomed Governor Jay Inslee on Monday, March 2, with a tarantula, a stroll through campus and a variety of student meetings focused on the environment and tuition. Inslee touched on a subject that folks at Western have been wondering about for quite some time: the renovations to Carver…

Following a visit to Western Washington University on Monday, March 2, Gov. Jay Inslee said finding money to help state colleges operate is “going to take more work.”

Inslee discussed his proposed tuition freeze with students during the visit Monday. He also talked…

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