Stories tagged: higher education
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 10:22 p.m.
Tax bill that passed GOP-controlled House would put graduate students in a financial pinch by taxing tuition waivers.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 6:40 p.m.
Community volunteers Dave and Mari Clack will be honored Wednesday evening for their role in helping establish Spokane’s University District and their ongoing support for higher education.
Sun., Aug. 13, 2017, 2:21 p.m.
After barely surviving her confirmation battle and facing sporadic protests during visits to schools, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos could hardly have teed up a more fraught, emotional and divisive issue …
Wed., July 12, 2017, 2:36 p.m.
The Washington State University Board of Regents has voted to raise undergraduate tuition 2.2 percent for the coming school year.
UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017, 6:18 p.m.
For now, at least, the University of Washington’s medical school in Spokane will have classes of just 60 students.
Wed., June 28, 2017, noon
Tyler Hobbs, director of Christian Service at Gonazaga Preparatory School, keynoted during the 2017 Gonzaga University Social Justice Missioning Ceremony.
UPDATED: Wed., June 7, 2017, 4:43 p.m.
Arrival of a new medical school on WSU’s Spokane campus is cited as the chief reason to suspend a project to restore the historic Jensen-Byrd Building.
Tue., May 30, 2017, 11:39 p.m.
The Tod and Maxine McClaskey Foundation has given $2 million to establish an endowed chair in hospitality business management at Washington State University Vancouver.
Wed., May 24, 2017, 2:25 p.m.
The University of Oregon will again ask a state commission to approve a double-digit tuition increase.
Tue., May 23, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
Spokane’s Madison Kerr is part of the Western Washington University rowing team eyeing an 8th national championship
Thu., May 11, 2017
100 years ago in Pullman: As men head to front lines of World War I, enrollment dips at Washington State
College authorities were alarmed at the exodus of young men from the campuses of Washington State College (now WSU), the University of Washington, and the University of Idaho. This was …
UPDATED: Wed., May 10, 2017, 3:52 p.m.
Some Gonzaga University students are buzzing about something other than Zags basketball. Honey bees.
UPDATED: Fri., May 5, 2017, 7:18 a.m.
State colleges and universities will have to develop similar policies for awarding credit to incoming students for good grades on Advanced Placement tests.
Tue., May 2, 2017, 6 a.m.
Physicists at Washington State University have created atoms that temporarily have negative mass, a discovery meaning they accelerate backward when pushed forward.
UPDATED: Sun., April 30, 2017, 9:04 p.m.
With college costs rising steadily and with more courses available online for free, some observers are beginning to question the need for a traditional college education that may include lectures …
UPDATED: Wed., April 19, 2017, 10:12 p.m.
Idaho’s state Board of Education met Wednesday in Moscow and voted to raise student tuition and fees at the University of Idaho, Boise State University and Lewis-Clark State College by …
UPDATED: Wed., April 5, 2017, 10:47 p.m.
Groundbreaking began Wednesday on a new gymnasium that could raise the profile of Spokane Falls Community College. And not just in intercollegiate sports.
Fri., March 31, 2017
Is higher education really out to indoctrinate students with liberal propaganda? Paul Lindholdt, a professor of English at Eastern Washington University, responds.
UPDATED: Fri., March 24, 2017, 9:32 p.m.
The Community Colleges of Spokane will start offering classes on the Washington State University campus starting April 3.
Mon., March 20, 2017
University of Idaho has announced its graduates for the fall 2016 semester. Graduates are listed by their hometowns.
Thu., March 2, 2017, 8:28 a.m.
Vice President Mike Pence will deliver this year’s commencement address at the University of Notre Dame. Pence says in a statement that it’s “extraordinarily humbling” to be able to return …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 28, 2017, 10 p.m.
A modest budget increase of 2.7 percent for Idaho’s four-year colleges and universities won unanimous approval from legislative budget writers on Tuesday.
Mon., Feb. 20, 2017, 8:54 p.m.
Students, professors and Native American leaders held an all-day “teach-in” Monday at Gonzaga University to protest the construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline, which triggered a monthslong standoff and …
Tue., Feb. 14, 2017, 12:19 p.m.
The University of Oregon is considering raising in-state undergraduate tuition by 10.6 percent in the fall to pay for increased salaries, health care and retirement costs for school employees.
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 11 a.m.
An $8 million lawsuit against a fraternity at a northwestern Oregon college says a hazing incident resulted in a 20-year-old man losing his right eye.
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017
100 years ago in Olympia: ‘Treaty’ between Washington State College and UW signed, preserving WSU’s future
They were calling it “the treaty of Olympia” – with Washington State College as the clear victor.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 9:25 a.m.
What many once considered a radical experiment in educational delivery is now
Wed., Jan. 25, 2017
Presidents usually use their first 100 days to highlight promises they made in the campaign and emphasize progress on their agenda. Donald Trump is no exception, becoming the first president …
Tue., Jan. 10, 2017, 4:53 p.m.
Washington State University’s new medical school in Spokane and the growth of other higher education opportunities will be an ongoing catalyst for downtown development, a real estate broker predicts.
Mon., Dec. 19, 2016, 11:59 p.m.
100 years ago in Pullman: Washington State College president accuses University of Washington of encroachment
From our archive, 100 years ago A turf war between the University of Washington and Washington State College (now Washington State University) broke out into the open.