"The state budget still says my school, Central Washington University, is funded for 8,808 students, but we're actually serving closer to 10,000. Believe it or not, comprehensive universities such as CWU, Western Washington University and Eastern Washington University receive less funding per student, about $2,560, than community colleges do, which receive $2,850 per student, and less than half of what the state spends per K-12 student at $6,400. The state provides about the same amount per student to comprehensive universities as it did in 1991, when a gallon of gas was $1.23 and a movie ticket cost $4," writes CWU Trustee Ron Erickson, in a Seattle Times guest editorial.
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