What was once initially envisioned and designed by WSU students more than a decade ago is close to reality today as Washington Governor Jay Inslee has approved a transportation package that includes funding for the University District Gateway Bridge.
Just in time before the end of the state’s fiscal year, the Washington Legislature approved a state operating budget that includes funding to start a WSU medical school in Spokane. We asked for and received $2.5 million in funding to start our community-based medical school, headquartered on our health sciences campus here in Spokane.
The state of Washington became a leader in the pharmacy profession this week when Gov. Jay Inslee signed legislation making it the first state in the nation to require that pharmacists be recognized as health care providers, and that they be included in health insurance provider networks.
Governor Jay Inslee announced today that he is calling for a special legislative session to begin on April 29 to focus on the budget, transportation and carbon pollution. What does this mean for WSU Spokane?
Governor Jay Inslee visited campus yesterday for an afternoon celebration of the start of WSU’s new medical school to be located in Spokane. “We are all Cougs today,” he said shortly after taking the stage in front of a crowd of about 200. Inslee signed legislation this week allowing WSU to operate a medical school. […]
Governor Jay Inslee signed legislation today that allows WSU to operate a medical school in Spokane. This is a great day for WSU, Spokane and the entire state. As the Governor was signing, the audience around him broke out into a nice rendition of the WSU fight song – a fitting way to celebrate. The legislation […]
This morning, the Washington Senate gave final approval to the bill that now allows WSU to operate a medical school at its Spokane campus. The final vote was 47-1. This is a wonderful birthday gift for the university, which turns 125 tomorrow. So how’d we get here, and what’s next?