Senate communications

Budget Issues


April 12, 2018

Report of the Senate Committee on Planning and Budgeting

Zoe Barsness, Associate Professor, Milgard School of Business, UW Tacoma The Senate Committee on Planning and Budget meets weekly with the Provost, the Vice-Provost for Planning and Budget, and the head of the Board of Deans. SCPB is charged with consulting on all matters relating to the University budget and on a wide range of…


Report of the Faculty Legislative Representative

JoAnn Taricani, Associate Professor, Music History The top priorities of our Faculty Senate this biennium were: (1) faculty compensation and (2) student financial aid and access. On these two points, we have made some progress in the supplemental budget. The supplemental budget adds $9 million for faculty and professional staff salaries, as one-time funding. The…


February 28, 2018

Report of the Faculty Legislative Representative

JoAnn Taricani, Associate Professor, Music History We are moving into the final few weeks of the 2018 legislative session, and have a better sense of what policy legislation is out of consideration, plus received supplemental budget proposals from the House and Senate in the past week, which I describe below. I had sent one update…


Report of the chair of the Senate Committee on Planning and Budgeting

Zoe Barsness, Associate Professor, Milgard School of Business, UW Tacoma The Senate Committee on Planning and Budgeting meets weekly with the Provost, the Vice-Provost for Planning and Budget, and the head of the Board of Deans. SCPB is charged with consulting on all matters relating to the University budget and on a wide range of…


January 23, 2018

Report of the chair of the Senate Committee on Planning and Budgeting

Zoe Barsness, Associate Professor, Milgard School of Business, UW Tacoma January 25, 2018 The Senate Committee on Planning and Budget meets weekly with the Provost, the Vice-Provost for Planning and Budget, and the head of the Board of Deans. SCPB is charged with consulting on all matters relating to the University budget and on a…


Olympia: legislative update

Dear colleagues: I am pleased to forward this report from our Faculty Legislative Representative, JoAnn Taricani, in advance of our January Faculty Senate meeting, because several pieces of legislation are moving forward quickly in Olympia, as she describes below. We are very grateful to her for tracking many pieces of legislation on a variety of…


November 30, 2017

Report of the Senate Committee on Planning and Budgeting

Zoe Barsness, Associate Professor, Milgard School of Business, UW Tacoma November 30, 2017 The Senate Committee on Planning and Budget meets weekly with the Provost, the Vice-Provost for Planning and Budget, and the head of the Board of Deans. SCPB is charged with consulting on all matters relating to the University budget and on a…


October 24, 2017

October 19, 2017, Faculty Senate Chair’s Update

To ask further questions or request information, please write to UW Faculty Senate Chair, Thaisa Way, at  <senate@uw.edu> Dear Colleagues, We have just completed our first Faculty Senate Meeting of the 2017-2018 academic year. Because there are many issues shaping our work in faculty governance on a daily basis, we wanted to give you an…


Senate Committee on Planning and Budgeting

Report of the Chair of the Senate Committee on Planning and Budgeting Zoe Barsness, Associate Professor, Milgard School of Business, UW Tacoma October 19, 2017, Faculty Senate Meeting The Senate Committee on Planning and Budget meets weekly with the Provost, the Vice-Provost for Planning and Budget, and the head of the Board of Deans. SCPB…


May 5, 2017

Senate Committee on Planning and Budgeting

Report of the Chair of the Senate Committee on Planning and Budgeting Paul Hopkins, Professor, Chemistry The Senate Committee on Planning and Budget (SCPB) meets weekly with the Provost, the Vice-Provost for Planning and Budget, and the head of the Board of Deans. SCPB is charged with consulting on all matters relating to the University…



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