CWU, with about 1,300 employees, is by far the largest employer in Kittitas County, despite the loss of about 100 jobs in the past three years.
Linda Schactler, CWU's executive director of public affairs, said she thinks the institution's workforce will increase somewhat in the next few years to meet the growing enrollment numbers, which have been up by a thousand since 2008, and to replace those previously cut positions.
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