About The Episode

In this episode, we discuss the state budget crisis. The governor is proposing 15% cuts in funding to higher education. We interview Washington State University president Elson Floyd on these proposed cuts, and what they could mean for higher education in our state.

Chapter 1: Elson Floyd Interview

Chapter 2: ASUW Interview

Chapter 3: Roundtable Discussion

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About Elson Floyd

About Elson Floyd

Elson S. Floyd took office as the 10th president of the four-campus Washington State University on May 21, 2007. He succeeded V. Lane Rawlins as the leader of Washington State’s land-grant research university. Floyd has also served as president of the University of Missouri System and president of Western Michigan University.

Higher Education Budget Cuts - November 11, 2011


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He is indeed a great personality who has achieved quite a lot in such a short span of time. I hope he does great in future to showing his immense caliber in this field. Thanks a lot for sharing this information.


Please send me the name of the impressive student on the show. Andrew something. He represented the ASUW.


Hi Richard,
That student's name was Andrew Lewis. You can watch his segment here:
KCTS 9 Staff

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