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Pandemic Puts University in More Financial Strain, Administration Remains Optimistic

Pandemic Puts University in More Financial Strain, Administration Remains Optimistic

May 14, 2020

Seattle University has furloughed 79 staff members and has announced both mandatory and voluntary pay cuts for administrators...

Seattle U CFO Outlines Five-Year Budget, Addresses COVID-19 Concerns at Annual Budget Forum

Seattle U CFO Outlines Five-Year Budget, Addresses COVID-19 Concerns at Annual Budget Forum

May 13, 2020

Seattle University’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Wilson Garrone, with the Student Government of Seattle U (SGSU), hosted the...

An Uncertain Future: University Budget Cuts Loom Over All Programs

An Uncertain Future: University Budget Cuts Loom Over All Programs

February 8, 2020

All academic and non-academic programs at Seattle University are currently under review, as the university considers p...

New SU CFO Wilson Garone Confronts Opportunities and Challenges

New SU CFO Wilson Garone Confronts Opportunities and Challenges

November 5, 2019

After a search that began in early 2019, Wilson Garone has been appointed the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Seattle University. His previous work as a Corporate VP and C...

JAVIER PLASCENCIA • THE SPECTATOR

Sundborg Talks Cybersecurity, Budget, and Puppies at Forum

May 15, 2019

In his last President’s Forum of the 2019-20 academic year, Seattle University President Stephen V. Sundborg, S.J. addressed...

Kanter Presents Budget at Her Last Transparency Forum

February 27, 2019

On Feb. 21 Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Senior Vice President of Seattle University Connie Kanter partnered with Student...

TARYN OKAMOTO • THE SPECTATOR

Budget Transparency Ignites Conversation About Equity

December 7, 2018

Unlike public institutions, the salaries of Seattle University employees are not public information. As a result, Seattle U’s...

Ballin’ on a Budget: FY19 Reductions Explained

Jordan Kenison, Author

April 25, 2018

The Seattle University FY19 Budget is pending final review by the school’s Board of Trustees. With the end of Spring quarter rapidly approaching, students with financial questions and concerns are eager to get a preview of what tuition and financial aid figures look like for next year. For those holding their breath for a lower tuition hike, it se...

Athletics Funding: Basketball on top while Tennis trails

February 7, 2018

As the recipient of the largest athletic budget on campus and one of the four fully funded athletic teams of Seattle University,...

CONNOR MERRION • THE SPECTATOR

Pluto Money: An App That’s Out of This World

November 1, 2017

It’s normal for people to spend $5 on coffee—sometimes twice a week—or $20 to go to a local concert, or even more on those...

EMILY MOZZONE • THE SPECTATOR

Faculty and Staff Respond to FY18 Budget with Concern

May 17, 2017

“We’re in real trouble,” Chris Paul said over the phone on Monday. “Running SU costs more money every year, and we’re m...

NICK TURNER • THE SPECTATOR

Budget Cut Presents Challenges for 2018

March 1, 2017

Looming budget cuts for the 2018 fiscal year have colleges and departments campus-wide scrambling out of concern for the potential...

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