funding

Staff Editorial: Shifting WILD structure means higher funding, higher hopes

We are open to and inviting of this change, however, we hope to see that having one big artist is worthwhile.

Student Union cuts more than $500K, unanimously passes budget

Student Union unanimously approved its general budget for the 2019-2020 school year, cutting $555,734.69 in general budget requests, Tuesday night.

Julia Arbanas | Staff Reporter

School of Engineering & Applied Science renamed to McKelvey School of Engineering

The Washington University School of Engineering & Applied Science has been renamed the McKelvey School of Engineering, Chancellor Mark Wrighton announced Jan. 31.

The name change comes following a donation made by alumnus Jim McKelvey Jr.

| Senior News Editor

Wash. U. tuition and funding explained

There are several factors that determine the cost of tuition, including the budgets and expenses of the four undergraduate schools as well as consideration for affordability. The tuition then covers a variety of expenses, the largest being faculty compensation.

Kathleen White | Contributing Reporter

Senate, Treasury recommend to fund $0 for new office space

Student Union Senate and Treasury recommended to fund $0 of the administration’s $100,000 request for new office furnishings Tuesday.

| Editor-in-Chief

Block funding petition for S.A.R.A.H. goes to vote, WUnderground petition not approved

After a successful online petition campaign, Washington University’s sexual assault and rape hotline only needs a two-thirds majority of student votes in the upcoming Student Union elections in order to receive block funding.

| Staff Reporter

SU groups at risk of losing recognition

Groups up for deregistration failed to meet one of several different criteria. Failing to submit a budget for two consecutive semesters, not registering a president and treasurer or misusing SU funds were among the reasons the SU website listed for a group becoming eligible for deregistration.

| Staff Reporter

SU displays abuse of power in Bauhaus cut

On March 4, Student Union put a damper on the impending spring breaks of architecture students. In a stunning move, Treasury and Senate passed a general budget that eliminated direct funding for Bauhaus. The general budget increased funding for class councils and Social Programming Board, both of which are very visible spenders of the student activities fee.

Government sequester limits University research opportunities

Eight months after the federal government’s sequester went into effect, Washington University is still feeling the effects of budget cuts to research funding.

| Staff Reporter

KWUR: An apology

KWUR doesn’t have a great reputation at Washington University. To many, its DJs come across as self-serving, and it is often thought of as an insular community. At Wash. U., where a third of the student body involves itself in the Greek system, this isn’t a great façade to project, and it is the cause of some of the group’s financial woes.

| Staff Columnist

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