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$ in millions State Appropriations
WSU Request BudgetGovenor's Proposed Budget
Total 2021-23 Biennial Budget $565.2$565.2
Cybersecurity Degree Program
Non-Rep General Wage Increase
Pharmacy - Behavorial Health

Prepare Future Doctors-$0.50
Collective Bargaining $0.24$0.15
Central Services & Other
Total 2022 Supplemental Budget (State Appropriations) $580.7$580.6

Governor’s Proposed 2022 Supplemental Budget

Governor Jay Inslee released his 2022 supplemental budget for Washington on December 16th. The Legislature will convene for a Regular Session on January 10, 2022, which will run 105 days, to deliberate on state budget proposals and other bills.

The Governor’s proposed 2022 supplemental operating budget includes the following items for Washington State University:

  • $7.1 million to fund salary increases for non-represented employees
  • $4.4 million to fully fund WSU’s request to create two cybersecurity academic degree programs
  • $341,000 to create a pharmacy behavior health residency program
  • $500,000 for WSU to participate in a collaborative effort to provide mentoring, preparation, and career awareness for students of color in grades six and above who are interested in pursuing a career in medicine
  • In addition, funds were provided for collective bargaining agreements with the WSU Police Guild and Washington Federation of State Employees

Further details on the Governor’s proposed 2022 supplemental budget can be found on the Office of Financial Management website.