Washington State University

Office of the President

WSU President Kirk H. Schulz

The Office of the President is the system headquarters of Washington State University, collaborating with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders to define the vision and set the direction for the institution.

Recent Messages

  • Cougar Athletics projects $11.5M budget deficit Dear Colleagues, As many of you have already seen, WSU Athletics is anticipating an $11.5 million budget deficit for fiscal year 2023. Among the factors contributing to the shortfall are decreases in Pac‑12 revenue distributions, lower-than-projected revenues for Cougar Athletics, and operational costs that have exceeded the approved budget. Cougar Athletics is collaborating closely with the Office of Finance […]
  • Cougar Athletics budget update Dear Colleagues, WSU has made steady progress toward balancing the athletics budget the past several years. Unfortunately, though, we are facing tremendous headwinds that will make closing out fiscal year 2023 more challenging than expected. As has already been widely reported, each Pac‑12 university will see a significant decrease in revenue distribution. This decrease is […]

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