State Relations

May 10, 2013

The Olympian: Higher education a smart investment in state’s future

The Olympian published an editorial today supporting reinvestment in higher education, and noting recent remarks given by President Young: [W]e hope lawmakers will consider the remarks made by University of Washington President Michael Young at the Thurston County Chamber luncheon Wednesday. Young, who met earlier with The Olympian’s editorial board, laid out a convincing argument

May 6, 2013

Governor Inslee announces new appointments to Student Achievement Council

Governor Jay Inslee today made four new appointments to the Student Achievement Council. The cabinet-level agency was formed last year to oversee the state’s higher education system, provide strategic planning and advocacy for increased student success and to align pre-K-12 and postsecondary education opportunities. According to the Governor’s news release, the four new appointees are:

March 12, 2013

Gov. Inslee Announces Cabinet Appointments: Agriculture, Early Learning and Health

Announced three new cabinet appointments today: @WSDAgov, @DEL_wa and @WA_DeptofHealth http://t.co/hnm27g5TCK #waleg #wagov — Governor Jay Inslee (@GovInslee) March 12, 2013

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