Faculty and Staff Respond to FY18 Budget with Concern

“We’re in real trouble,” Chris Paul said over the phone on Monday. “Running SU costs more money every year, and we’re making less money every year. That’s a crisis.” Paul is an associate professor of communication and journalism in the College of Arts and Sciences. He’s also President of the Faculty Staff Senate, a shared-governance […]

Budget Cut Presents Challenges for 2018

Looming budget cuts for the 2018 fiscal year have colleges and departments campus-wide scrambling out of concern for the potential of growing class sizes and reduced program offerings. NICK TURNER • THE SPECTATOR Senior visual arts major Anne Lochridge painting in the Fine Arts Building. Despite record-sized freshman classes from 2015-2016 and 2016- 2017 and […]

2017 Budget Grows and Shapes our University

On Monday, May 9, Seattle University President Fr. Stephen Sundborg, S.J. sent out a letter detailing the finalized $211.9 million budget for the 2017 fiscal year. The budget, which increased 3.3 percent from last year, will fund a spectrum of new and continuing programs. Seattle U Chief Executive Officer Connie Kanter says that the university […]

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