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Western Washington University

RCW 28B.35.050

Western Washington University is a dynamic, comprehensive institution with a student-centered undergraduate focus that is complemented by select graduate programs. The institution is committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship and community service - integral parts of an academic environment that inspires innovative learning and commitment to a purposed life for its students. The personalized teaching that is uniquely Western often includes hands on research with nationally recognized faculty and further prepares Western graduates to meet the ever changing needs of the state, nation and world.

Agency Mission

Western Washington University is a public comprehensive institution dedicated to serving the people of the state of Washington. Together our students, staff and faculty are committed to making a positive impact in the state and the world, with a shared focus on academic excellence and inclusive achievement.
Request 432,781,000
Net change from current biennium 39,038,000 Increase
Percent change from current biennium 9.9% Increase

Operating Budget: Summary

Appropriated Funds

2017-19 Appropriations Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Estimated Balance   2015-17 Actual 2017-19 Estimated 2019-21 Proposed
145,300,000 General Fund - Basic Account - State 120,589,000 145,300,000 166,457,000
1,483,000 WWU Capital Projects Account - State 1,483,000 1,424,000
13,831,000 Education Legacy Trust Account - State 13,737,000 13,831,000 13,831,000
Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees Acct - State 2,326,000
160,614,000 Total Appropriated Funds 134,326,000 160,614,000 184,038,000

Non-Appropriated Funds

2017-19 Non-Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Balance Non-Apropriated Funds 2015-17 Actual 2017-19 Estimated 2019-21 Proposed
(20,585,000) Inst of Hi Ed-Grants/Contracts Acct - Nonappropriated 23,067,325 20,585,000 21,354,000
(62,602,000) Inst of Hi Ed-Dedicated Local Acct - Nonappropriated 65,724,380 62,602,000 66,246,000
(149,942,000) Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees Acct - Nonappropriated 174,955,811 149,942,000 161,131,000
Inst of Hi Ed-Stores Account - Nonappropriated 63,149
Inst of Hi Ed-data Processing Acct - Nonappropriated (148)
Inst of Hi Ed-printing Account - Nonappropriated 461,406 12,000
Inst of Hi Ed-other Facilities Acct - Nonappropriated (11,445,199)
Inst of Hi Ed-motor Pool Account - Nonappropriated 56,051
Inst of Hi Ed-associated Students - Nonappropriated 7,153,639
Inst of Hi Ed-bookstore Account - Nonappropriated 11,583,010
Inst of Hi Ed-Parking Account - Nonappropriated 5,360,757
Inst of Hi Ed-other Enterprises - Nonappropriated 22,455,876
Inst of Hi Ed-housing & Food Acct - Nonappropriated 89,491,005
WWU License Plate Account - Nonappropriated 28,332
G. Robert Ross Endowment Account - Nonappropriated 16,137
Grant-In-Aid Scholarship/Fellowship - Nonappropriated 42,427,144
Inst of Hi Ed-Student Loan Account - Nonappropriated 270,776
Inst of Hi Ed-work Study Account - Nonappropriated 1,059,289
Inst of Hi Ed-endowment Local Acct - Nonappropriated 248,754
Inst of Hi Ed-Inst Financial Aid - Nonappropriated (6,546)
(233,129,000) Total Non-Appropriated Funds 432,970,948 233,129,000 248,743,000

Capital Budget: Summary

  Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Estimated Balance   Actual Estimated Proposed
19,266,427 (2,801,573) State Building Construction Account - State 63,055,319 22,068,000 78,000,000
14,615,371 (1,972,629) WWU Capital Projects Account - State 11,249,400 16,588,000 16,800,000
33,881,798 (4,774,202) Total Appropriated Funds 74,304,719 38,656,000 94,800,000

Operating Budget: Program Summary

Program Title Actual Estimated Proposed
Actual Estimated Estimated Proposed Proposed
Annual Total 204,411,259 218,097,096 84,821,140 211,338,000 221,443,000

Operating Budget: Change from Preceding Biennium

Actual Estimated Proposed
Amount Percent Amount Percent Amount Percent
49,473,245 14.2% (95,155,280) (23.9%) 129,862,763 42.9%

Employment Summary

  Actual Estimated Proposed
  2016-17 Actual 2017-18 Estimated 2018-19 Estimated 2019-20 Proposed 2020-21 Proposed
FTE Staff Years 1,878.0 1,816.2 1,651.3 1,822.8 1,823.8