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Western Washington University

  Annual FTEs General Fund State Other Funds Total Funds
  (Dollars in Thousands)
Estimated Expenditures 1,822.3 180,356 251,505 431,861
2021-23 Maintenance Level 1,822.3 185,372 254,884 440,256
Difference from 2019-21 0.0 5,016 3,379 8,395
% Change from 2019-21 0.0% 2.8% 1.3% 1.9%

2021-23 Policy Other Changes

Advancing Inclusive Success 23.9 3,400 0 3,400
Outdoor School Study 0.0 90 0 90
2021-23 Policy Other Changes Total 23.9 3,490 0 3,490

2021-23 Policy Comp Changes

Pension Adjustments, nonrate 0.0 32 50 82
State Employee Benefits 0.0 (187) (274) (461)
Temporary Layoffs and Other Savings 0.0 (5,998) (8,451) (14,449)
Rep Employee Health Benefits 0.0 (82) (127) (209)
Non-Rep General Wage Increase 0.0 (3,638) (4,498) (8,136)
2021-23 Policy Comp Changes Total 0.0 (9,873) (13,300) (23,173)

2021-23 Policy Central Services Changes

Archives/Records Management 0.0 1 1 2
Audit Services 0.0 (3) (3) (6)
Legal Services 0.0 (47) (45) (92)
CTS Central Services 0.0 (2) (2) (4)
OFM Central Services 0.0 148 143 291
Self-Insurance Liability Premium 0.0 37 35 72
2021-23 Policy Central Services Changes Total 0.0 134 129 263
Total Policy Changes 23.9 (6,249) (13,171) (19,420)
2021-23 Policy Level 1,846.2 179,123 241,713 420,836
Difference from 2019-21 23.9 (1,233) (9,792) (11,025)
% Change from 2019-21 1.3% (0.7%) (3.9%) (2.6%)

Policy Changes

Advancing Inclusive Success

This funding supports an integrative approach of a new academic curriculum in Ethnic Studies that equips students with the practical and conceptual tools to deal with today’s increasingly diverse and stratified society. It also provides the critical support services needed to ensure underrepresented students receive the same opportunities for academic success as their peers. (General Fund - State, Workforce Education Investment Acc - State)

Outdoor School Study

Funding is provided for a study to assess the feasibility and benefits of expanding outdoor residential school programs to all 5th and 6th grade students statewide. The report is due to the Office of the Governor, Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, and the education committees in the Legislature no later than September 30, 2021. (General Fund - State)

Pension Adjustments, nonrate

This funds the potential impact of Department of Retirement Systems request legislation on pension service credit and benefit calculation. It will prevent budget reductions such as temporary layoffs from negatively affecting employee retirement benefits. (General Fund - State, Inst of Hi Ed-Dedicated Local Acct - Non-Appropriated, Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees Acct - Non-Appropriated, other funds)

State Employee Benefits

Health insurance funding is provided for state employees who are not represented by a union, who are covered by a bargaining agreement that is not subject to financial feasibility determination, or who are not part of the coalition of unions for health benefits. The insurance funding rate is $988 per employee per month for fiscal year 2022 and $1,018 per employee per month for fiscal year 2023. (Inst of Hi Ed-Dedicated Local Acct - Non-Appropriated, Inst of Hi Ed-Grants/Contracts Acct - Non-Appropriated, Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees Acct - Non-Appropriated, other funds)

Temporary Layoffs and Other Savings

This item reflects savings achieved from temporary layoffs or similar actions. (Inst of Hi Ed-Grants/Contracts Acct - Non-Appropriated, Inst of Hi Ed-printing Account - Non-Appropriated, Inst of Hi Ed-Dedicated Local Acct - Non-Appropriated, other funds)

Rep Employee Health Benefits

This provides health insurance funding for the master agreement for employee benefits as part of a coalition of unions. The insurance funding rate is $988 per employee per month for fiscal year 2022 and $1,018 per employee per month for fiscal year 2023. (Inst of Hi Ed-Grants/Contracts Acct - Non-Appropriated, Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees Acct - Non-Appropriated, Inst of Hi Ed-Dedicated Local Acct - Non-Appropriated, other funds)

Non-Rep General Wage Increase

This reflects savings from the cancellation of the July 1, 2020 general wage increase for some non-represented, non-classified employees. (Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees Acct - Non-Appropriated, Inst of Hi Ed-Dedicated Local Acct - Non-Appropriated, Inst of Hi Ed-Grants/Contracts Acct - Non-Appropriated, other funds)

Archives/Records Management

Adjustments are made for each agency’s anticipated share of charges for archives and records management services provided by the Secretary of State’s Office. (Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees Acct - Non-Appropriated, General Fund - State)

Audit Services

Adjustments are made for each agency’s anticipated cost of audits performed by the State Auditor’s Office. (Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees Acct - Non-Appropriated, General Fund - State)

Legal Services

Adjustments are made for each agency’s anticipated cost of legal services provided by the Attorney General’s Office. Because legal services expenditures are based on consumption, funding provided in the central service model is not all inclusive. (Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees Acct - Non-Appropriated, General Fund - State)

CTS Central Services

Adjustments are made to reflect each agency’s anticipated share of charges for Microsoft 365 G5 licenses contracted for state agencies by the Consolidated Technology Services agency. This contract allows the state to achieve economies of scale and administrative efficiencies in the management of licenses. (Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees Acct - Non-Appropriated, General Fund - State)

OFM Central Services

Adjustments are made to reflect each agency’s anticipated share of charges for existing statewide financial applications, One Washington, and other central services provided by the Office of Financial Management. (Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees Acct - Non-Appropriated, General Fund - State)

Self-Insurance Liability Premium

Adjustments are made to reflect each agency's share of actuarily projected costs of the Self-Insurance Liability Account. This includes adjustments to existing funding levels as well as enhancements for anticipated liabilities in the 2021-23 biennium. (Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees Acct - Non-Appropriated, General Fund - State)