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World Class Education

Last Updated: 07/14/2021

Provide convenient and efficient post-secondary education

Strategy: Provide convenient and efficient post-secondary education

Agency: 380 - Western Washington University

A002 - Instruction

Western Washington University provides quality educational opportunities to students seeking degrees at the undergraduate and graduate level and for students desiring continuing education. Western is a public comprehensive, residential university with a strong commitment to quality and excellence built around a strong core curriculum in the humanities, arts, sciences, and technology. The instruction activity encompasses the entire spectrum of interrelated services that are necessary in accomplishing Western's primary mission learning and scholarship of the highest possible quality. To support the teaching mission of the Institution, the services within this activity includes classroom instruction, scholarship, public service, primary support services, library services, student support services, technology services and support, and the operation and maintenance of campus facilities.

Account FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTE 1,220.1 1,220.3 1,220.2
001 - General Fund
State 58,832,000 60,887,000 119,719,000
08A - Education Legacy Trust Account
State 5,120,000 5,115,000 10,235,000
148 - Inst of Hi Ed-Dedicated Local Acct
Non-Appropriated 23,839,000 25,118,000 48,957,000
149 - Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees Acct
Non-Appropriated 58,470,000 61,757,000 120,227,000
FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 1,220.1 1,220.3 1,220.2
GFS 58,832,000.0 60,887,000.0 119,719,000.0
Other 87,429,000.0 91,990,000.0 179,419,000.0
Totals 146,261,000.0 152,877,000.0 299,138,000.0
Expected Results

Improve the value of a state college or university education: Increased percentage of adults completing certificates/degrees; Increased student/graduate satisfaction; Increased number of students prepared to meet workforce needs.

A003 - Research

Western Washington University provides research programs that advance the instruction, public service, and community outreach components of its instruction activity. These programs include the Institute for Watershed Studies, the Institute for Environmental Toxicology, and summer research fellowships. In addition, grants and contracts provided by federal, state, and local agencies and from private sources enable Western to conduct research and training that provides benefits not only to the granting agency, but enables faculty and students to maintain and enhance their scholarship and to advance knowledge on many social and environmental issues of concern to the citizens of the state of Washington.

Account FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
001 - General Fund
State 764,000 792,000 1,556,000
08A - Education Legacy Trust Account
State 69,000 69,000 138,000
145 - Inst of Hi Ed-Grants/Contracts Acct
Non-Appropriated 10,030,000 11,277,000 21,307,000
148 - Inst of Hi Ed-Dedicated Local Acct
Non-Appropriated 322,000 339,000 661,000
149 - Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees Acct
Non-Appropriated 790,000 834,000 1,624,000
FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES
GFS 764,000.0 792,000.0 1,556,000.0
Other 11,211,000.0 12,519,000.0 23,730,000.0
Totals 11,975,000.0 13,311,000.0 25,286,000.0
Expected Results

Improve the value of a state college or university education: Increased percentage of adults completing certificates/degrees; Increased student/graduate satisfaction; Increased number of students prepared to meet workforce needs.

A001 - Administration

This activity includes the central administrative functions of the institution. These functions support the entire institution and are not directly attributable to a specific activity. Included in this activity are the administrative and management services necessary for the efficient and effective operation of Western Washington University, such as the Offices of the President, Provost, and Business and Financial Affairs, Faculty Senate, Internal Auditor, Board of Trustees, Institutional Research, and Planning and Budgeting.

Account FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTE 602.0 602.1 602.1
001 - General Fund
State 19,098,000 19,799,000 38,897,000
065 - WWU Capital Projects Account
State 712,000 712,000 1,424,000
08A - Education Legacy Trust Account
State 1,730,000 1,728,000 3,458,000
148 - Inst of Hi Ed-Dedicated Local Acct
Non-Appropriated 8,054,000 8,486,000 16,540,000
149 - Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees Acct
Non-Appropriated 19,754,000 20,864,000 40,618,000
FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 602.0 602.1 602.1
GFS 19,098,000.0 19,799,000.0 38,897,000.0
Other 30,250,000.0 31,790,000.0 62,040,000.0
Totals 49,348,000.0 51,589,000.0 100,937,000.0
Expected Results

Improve the value of a state college or university education: Increased percentage of adults completing certificates/degrees; Increased student/graduate satisfaction; Increased number of students prepared to meet workforce needs.