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CWU Trustees Meet for Annual Planning Retreat

The Central Washington University Board of Trustees will meet for its annual planning retreat July 17 and 18 in Seattle.

On Thursday, the meeting will be at the Rainier Club, 820 Fourth Avenue. The focus of discussions will be to identify solutions to the economic and political challenges that threaten the mission of CWU. Joining the Board will be members of the CWU Foundation Board, the President's Advisory Board, and university administrators and deans. The Board will meet for a social dinner that evening at a local restaurant.

On Friday, the meeting will be held at CWU-Westlake, 1505 Westlake Avenue N. The Board will meet in closed executive session at 8 a.m. for the purpose of reviewing the performance of a public employee as allowed under RCW 42.30.110(1)(g). The business meeting will begin at 9 a.m. and will be broadcast to the Ellensburg campus, Barge Hall, Room 412. It will include a public comment period. To participate in the public comment period, speakers must identify themselves and the topic to be addressed via e-mail to by 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 15.

To view the agenda, visit and click on Agendas and Meeting Documents.

Media contact: Linda Schactler, chief of staff and executive director, CWU Public Affairs, 509-963-1384,

July 10, 2014