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CWU Trustees to Meet in Ellensburg on May 13 and 14

Thursday, May 6, 2021

The Central Washington University Board of Trustees will meet on May 13 and 14, 2021. The meeting will be held from 1:00 to approximately 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 13 and from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Friday, May 14, in the Mary Grupe Faculty Center in Ellensburg. The board meeting will be streamed live at


The meeting will be the first in-person board meeting of the full board since February 2020. Each board member is fully vaccinated and only staff who are required for board business and who have been fully vaccinated will attend the meeting in person. The meeting has been planned in coordination with the Kittitas County Public Health officer and in compliance with the guidelines of the Centers for Disease Control (Interim Public Health Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People, CDC).


On Thursday, May 13, the board will hold a work session on long-term investments followed by an executive session from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., per RCW 42.30.110(g). At the conclusion of the executive session, the board will tour the new Health Sciences building. A reception with Cabinet members will follow at the University House from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. Board members will have dinner at Basalt restaurant in Ellensburg, at 6:30 p.m. No business will be conducted.


On Friday, May 14, the first item on the agenda will be an opportunity for public comment, which will be conducted virtually. The board will discuss fall 2021 opening plans and the presidential transition in June.


Rules pertaining to the public comment period are available at To participate in the public comment period, speakers must identify themselves and the topic to be addressed via e-mail to by Tuesday, May 11, at 5:00 p.m. Speakers must provide their email and phone number at that time, so that arrangements can be made for speakers to access the meeting virtually.


To view the agenda, visit and click on Agendas. Under “Featured Meetings” click May 2021 Board Meeting Agenda to review meeting materials.


Media contact: Linda Schactler, chief of staff and secretary to the Board of Trustees,



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