Jay Inslee

University District Gateway Bridge receives funding

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.

We did it: WSU medical school funding approved

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.

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Governor Jay Inslee Celebrates WSU Medical School in 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 Signs WSU Medical School Bill – What’s Next?

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 […]