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CWU Trustees to Meet May 16-17, 2019


On Thursday, May 16, the Central Washington University Board of Trustees will hold a quarterly meeting on the Ellensburg campus.

The board’s work session convenes at 1:30 in the Sid Morrison Executive Conference Room, Barge Hall, Room 412. The work session will cover the fiscal year 2020 University budget, including a proposed increase in tuition, as well as strategies to improve retention.

Board members will attend a social dinner at 6:00 PM, at the University House on the CWU campus. No university business will be conducted at the dinner.

On Friday, May 17, the Central Washington University Board of Trustees will meet in executive session from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. as allowed under RCW 42.30.110 in Barge Hall, Room 304 on the Ellensburg campus. Following the executive session, the business meeting will begin at 9:15 a.m. in Barge 412 and will include a public comment period.

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 14, at 5:00 p.m.

To view the agenda, visit and click on Agendas. Under “Featured Meetings” click May 2019 Board Meeting Agenda to review meeting materials.

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