Stories tagged: higher education
UPDATED: Thu., June 27, 2019, 10:34 p.m.
Eastern Washington University’s board of trustees on Thursday approved a 3% cut to the school’s operating budget for fiscal 2020. A presentation from the trustees’ meeting documents indicates about half …
Wed., May 22, 2019, 5 a.m.
Shawn Vestal: Universities should look at their out-of-classroom spending growth before they start slashing budgets
As Eastern Washington University wades into the thicket of budget cutting by 3.5% here and 3.5% there, there’s another percentage that’s worth consideration. One hundred and fifty-five percent.
UPDATED: Tue., May 7, 2019, 9:48 p.m.
Mitzi Montoya, an administrator at Oregon State University, will start her new job at Washington State University on Aug. 1.
UPDATED: Fri., April 26, 2019, 10:38 a.m.
‘Every tool I need to succeed’: First four men earn college degrees while incarcerated at Airway Heights
“Some of us are really sorry for what we did, and we need not only a second chance but a second look at who we are,” said David Hall, 39, …
Mon., April 15, 2019, 5 a.m.
Facing a projected $3.6 million budget shortfall, Eastern Washington University is working to cut costs by restructuring colleges and academic departments – a process that will affect jobs. EWU President …
Sat., March 9, 2019
The partnership, announced Friday, aims to establish a program that would enable students to earn their bachelor’s and law degrees in six years instead of the usual seven.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 8:35 p.m.
The outspoken head coach of the Cougars football team provided more details in a Twitter post late Tuesday about a class he’s been pondering teaching on the Palouse. The course …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 4, 2019, 5:56 p.m.
Conservative political commentator Ben Shapiro will be allowed to speak on the Gonzaga University campus this spring after a student Republican group appealed an earlier decision by administrators.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 10:20 p.m.
Sociology professor Darryl Brice visited Spokane Community College on Thursday to discuss the ways in which key pieces of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy have been omitted from public discourse.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 9:02 p.m.
Evan Henniger’s parents never thought college would be a possibility for their son. Evan, 20, was diagnosed with Down syndrome shortly after his birth, and the prospect of venturing away …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 16, 2018, 9:32 p.m.
A former Eastern Washington University police officer is suing the school, alleging supervisors discriminated against her and violated federal law by imposing restrictions that made it impossible for her to …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 7:39 p.m.
The world-famous metal band Metallica donated $100,000 to Spokane Community College, the school announced Thursday, saying the money will bolster workforce education programs.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 12, 2018, 9:51 p.m.
Despite Gonzaga ban, supporters say conservative commentator Ben Shapiro could still come to Spokane
Undeterred by Gonzaga University officials who
Sun., Dec. 9, 2018
We celebrate the investment the state has made in K-12 and ask legislators to now focus on funding education beyond high school.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 6, 2018, 5:43 p.m.
Posters advertising prominent white nationalist group Identity Evropa were removed from around the Spokane Falls Community College campus Tuesday.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 30, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Gonzaga University College Republicans say university has denied planned appearance by political commentator Ben Shapiro
The Gonzaga University College Republicans are reporting their request to bring prominent conservative political commentator Ben Shapiro to campus next year has been denied by university officials.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 25, 2018, 8:38 p.m.
One of the nation’s largest student loan servicing companies may have driven tens of thousands of borrowers struggling with their debts into higher-cost repayment plans.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 4, 2018, 5:52 p.m.
The first time Hashim Akeel saw Cheney, he was struck by how small it was. It was 2015 and Akeel, from Saudi Arabia, drove over from the west side to …
Tue., Oct. 16, 2018, 3:32 p.m.
Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine has received initial accreditation for graduate medical education.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 29, 2018, 3:15 p.m.
Speaking to a small group of law students, undergraduates from Gonzaga and Eastern Washington University and Spokane-are high schoolers Saturday morning, Washington Supreme Court Justice Mary Yu shared her story …
Thu., Sept. 20, 2018
For the fourth year running, Gonzaga University is ranked fourth best regional university in the West, according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual listings.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 25, 2018, 1:14 p.m.
Gonzaga University announced Wednesday that it raised $355.4 million dollars in a seven-year-long fundraiser, far exceeding its original goal of $250 million.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 18, 2018, 11:33 a.m.
Work has begun on a $61.9 million building addition that will serve as the new home of the Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory, which plays a crucial role in infectious …
Sun., Sept. 2, 2018
WSU administrators say the INTO University Partnership will eventually bring in thousands more students from other countries, making the university more culturally diverse, boosting tuition revenue and improving the school’s …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 26, 2018, 8:53 p.m.
Though Spokane residents have abundant access to higher education, Washington is one of 11 states where 10.1 to 20 percent of the population lives in an “education desert,” where it’s …
Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 3 a.m.
New Christian school, Great Northern University, accepting applications after closure of Moody Bible Institute in Spokane
A new Christian college taking the place of the Moody Bible Institute, which closed its Spokane branch last fall, has received state approval and begun accepting applications for the fall …
Sat., Aug. 18, 2018
Olivia Arballo-Saenz has combined smarts and grit with the kindness of others to find a better way, first to Gonzaga Prep and then to Stanford University.
Wed., Aug. 8, 2018, 7:29 p.m.
With more than 4,300 freshman students set to swarm Washington State University’s residence halls in just one week, university officials say they are still looking to provide a couple hundred …
UPDATED: Wed., July 25, 2018, 4:35 p.m.
Students who are defrauded by their schools would have a harder time getting their federal loans erased under new rules proposed by the Trump administration Wednesday.
UPDATED: Tue., June 12, 2018, 11:49 a.m.
Based on research by WSU and UI, amount of magma under the Yellowstone caldera may be as much as double as what scientists previously thought.