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               (See also COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGES; HIGHER EDUCATION FACILITIES AUTHORITY; LABOR; PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYEES)
Admissions, three- or four-track system, studying transition to: HB 1147
Alcohol tasting by certain students, special permit: * HB 1004, CH 59 (2015), SB 5001
Art, for higher education buildings, expending part of allocation during design phase, when: HB 2755, SHB 2755, SB 6409, SSB 6409
Bastyr University, congratulating Daniel K. Church for his work as president: * HR 4638 (2015)
Bill of rights, academic, concerning trigger warnings, microaggressions, whistleblower protection, and discipline: HB 2488
Branch campus information, displaying on public four-year higher education dashboard: SB 5295
Branch campuses, "branch" as identifying term, eliminating: HB 2349
Budgets, department-level, posting on education data center's data dashboard: HB 1400
Capital budget projects, major and minor works, valuation thresholds, revising: HB 2755, SHB 2755, SB 6409
Capital budget projects, minor works, valuation thresholds, revising: SSB 6409
Capital budget requests by institutions, document for projects, modifying requirements: HB 1532, SB 5562
Central Washington University, fifth year promise program, authorizing: HB 2691, SHB 2691
Central Washington University, online alternative credit model: HB 1439, SHB 1439
Central Washington University, wildfire behavior forecasting BS degree program, developing: SB 6502, SSB 6502
Central Washington University, wildfire management certification course for wildlife professionals, developing: SB 6502, SSB 6502
College in the high school program, dual credit access for low-income students: SHB 1546, * E2SHB 1546, CH 202 (2015)
College in the high school program, dual credit opportunities: HB 1546, SB 5080, SSB 5080, SB 5086
College in the high school program, earlier participation: HB 1031, SHB 1031, HB 1081, SHB 1546, * E2SHB 1546, CH 202 (2015)
College savings program, Washington, establishing: SB 6601, SSB 6601, * E2SSB 6601, CH 69 (2016)
Contracts, submission and public inspection provisions, higher education institution exception, when: HB 2755, SB 6409
Costs, higher education cost data for universities and TESC, JLARC review of: ESSB 5133
Costs, higher education cost drivers, studying: HB 1500, SHB 1500, SB 5133
Course materials, open educational resources, grant program to facilitate access to: HB 2686, SHB 2686
Course materials, open source instructional materials, B&O tax credit for creating or publishing: HB 2780
Course materials, open, establishing open education pilot grant program to reduce costs: HB 2680, SHB 2680
Credentials, doctorate degrees issued by religious institutions, removing from "false academic credential" definition: HB 2756
Credits, transfer to community or technical college, plans for: SB 6354, * SSB 6354, CH 19 (2016) V
Cybersecurity, at state agencies, attracting qualified students for, studying methods: HB 2243
Cybersecurity, conditional loan program for higher education: HB 2244
Degrees, accelerated baccalaureate programs, work group on, establishing: SB 6626
Degrees, four-year degree production incentive program, creating: HB 1303
Degrees, in STEM fields, performance funding incentive system role in increasing: HB 2692
Disabilities, higher education transfer students with, core services for: HB 2825, SB 6466
Disabilities, higher education transfer students with, work group on removing obstacles for: ESHB 2825, * SSB 6466, CH 22 (2016) V
Eastern Washington University, men's basketball team, recognizing: * HR 4635 (2015)
Eastern Washington University, open education pilot program at: HB 1973
Employees, collective bargaining to be considered as open public meetings: HB 2829, SB 6126, SSB 6126
Employees, collective bargaining to be open public meetings: HB 2490, SSB 5329
Employees, collective bargaining unit representatives, periodic certification elections: SB 6410, SSB 6410
Employees, collective bargaining unit representatives, prohibiting certain benefits and payments to, when: HB 1773, SB 5602
Evergreen State College, The, recognizing president Dr. Thomas L. "Les" Purce: * HR 4630 (2015), * SR 8650 (2015)
Evergreen State College, The, state information technology employee COBOL training pilot program: HB 2242
Expenditures, higher education institutions, posting on education data center's data dashboard: SHB 1400
Faculty, adjunct, certification as common schools substitute teachers: SB 5941
Faculty, collective bargaining agreements, digital copy submission: ESB 5854
Faculty, salary or wage increases, collective bargaining agreement requirements: SB 5979, SSB 5979
Fees, services and activities, to be arrived at without reference to tuition: HB 2911, SB 6587, SSB 6587
Financial aid, affordable college for everyone grant contract program, creating: HB 1154, SHB 1154
Financial aid, certified public accounting scholarship program, establishing: HB 1814, SHB 1814, SB 5534, * SSB 5534, CH 215 (2015)
Financial aid, college bound scholarship and state need grant recipients, honoring: * SR 8618 (2015)
Financial aid, college bound scholarship program, eligibility, expanding "resident student" definition for: HB 2801
Financial aid, college bound scholarship program, pledge requirement, modifying: HB 1236, ESHB 1236, E2SHB 1236
Financial aid, college bound scholarship program, student support services programs for enrollees in: SB 5856
Financial aid, college bound scholarship program, work group recommendations: SB 5851, SSB 5851, * 2SSB 5851, CH 244 (2015)
Financial aid, college bound scholarship, aligning eligibility with state need grant: HB 2241, SB 6113
Financial aid, cybersecurity conditional loan program: HB 2244
Financial aid, educator retooling conditional scholarship program, endorsements via: HB 1541, SHB 1541, E2SHB 1541, HB 1570, * ESHB 1570, CH 9 (2015), HB 1813, * SHB 1813, CH 3 (2015), SB 5312, SB 6192
Financial aid, for graduate students, feasibility of and alternatives to state loan program for, studying: HB 2887, SB 6609
Financial aid, future teachers conditional scholarship and loan repayment program, provisions: SB 6097, SSB 6097
Financial aid, health professional loan repayment and scholarship program fund, funding: HB 1080, HB 2065, SB 5010, SSB 5010, SB 5909, SSB 5909
Financial aid, health professional loan repayment and scholarship program, eligibility: * E2SHB 1485, CH 252 (2015)
Financial aid, income share agreements as alternative to loans, origination regulation and originator licensing: HB 1923, SHB 1923
Financial aid, nurse educator loan repayment and scholarship program, establishing: SSB 5010
Financial aid, opportunity scholarship program, to include educator preparation programs with STEM endorsements: HB 2881
Financial aid, providing information to students, when: SB 5328, * SSB 5328, CH 212 (2015)
Financial aid, state need grant and college bound scholarship recipients, honoring: * SR 8618 (2015)
Financial aid, state need grant and college bound scholarship, using for community or technical college: HB 2039, HB 2301
Financial aid, state need grant performance-based scholarship pilot project, creating: HB 2041, SHB 2041, 2SHB 2041
Financial aid, state need grant, aligning college bound scholarship eligibility with: HB 2241, SB 6113
Financial aid, state need grant, awarding percentage to students pursuing STEM degrees: SB 6512
Financial aid, state need grant, eligibility provisions: * SB 5638, CH 121 (2015)
Financial aid, state need grant, grants and pursuit of STEM-field degrees, creating work group to study relationship: SSB 6512
Financial aid, state need grant, minimum grade point average for renewing: HB 1767, SB 5547, SSB 5547
Financial aid, state need grant, reducing appropriations via college affordability program: SB 5954, * 2ESSB 5954, CH 36 (2015), SSB 6059
Financial aid, state, defining "satisfactory academic progress" for purposes of: HB 1955
Financial aid, student loan ombuds, designating: SB 6610
Financial aid, student loan repayment assistance, B&O tax credit for employers providing employees with: SB 6608
Financial aid, student loan servicers, licensing and regulation of: SB 6610
Financial aid, student loans, private activity bond allocation for: HB 2585, SHB 2585, SB 6342, * SSB 6342, CH 18 (2016) V, SB 6682
Financial aid, teacher shortage conditional grant program, for teacher preparation program students: SHB 2573, E2SHB 2573, HB 2881, * E2SSB 6455, CH 233 (2016)
Financial aid, Washington advance higher education loan program, as pilot program: HB 1030, SHB 1030
Financial aid, wildlife college student loan program, establishing: SB 5318
Financial literacy seminars, live, mandatory: SB 5349
Firearms, concealed pistol carried by license holder on campus, authorizing, requirements and violations: HB 2867
Firearms, pistols, on higher education campuses, offenses involving: HB 2867
For-profit higher education institutions, unfair business practices, including investigation of: HB 1949
For-profit higher education institutions, unfair business practices, prohibitions, requirements, student ombuds, and study: ESHB 1949
Free to finish college program, Washington, establishing: HB 2955, SHB 2955, 2SHB 2955
Funding, appropriations to be contingent on meeting of statewide achievement goals: HB 2692
Funding, certain percentage of sales tax revenues to support higher education: HB 1810, SB 5286
Funding, enrollment levels for calculating, definition of "caseload" used when determining: SB 6095
Funding, narrowing or eliminating certain tax preferences to provide: SHB 2269
Funding, prioritizing biennial state revenue growth for education: HB 1385, SB 5063, SSB 5063
GET ready for college program, establishing: SB 5636
Gonzaga University, men's and women's basketball teams, honoring: * HR 4640 (2015)
Graduate students, state loan program for, feasibility of and alternatives to, studying: HB 2887, SB 6609
Higher education performing arts and sports facilities, public high school use, when: HB 1834
Information technology, at state agencies, attracting qualified students for, studying methods: HB 2243
Inmates, post-secondary programs, modifying provisions to increase opportunities: HB 1704, HB 2619, SB 5354, SB 6260
Intellectual property rights, assignment by students, staff, and faculty, exceptions and prohibitions: SB 6107
Investment authority and options of higher education institutions, modifying: HB 2936, SHB 2936, * ESB 6349, CH 152 (2016), SB 6596
Latino/a educational achievement project (LEAP), welcoming to Olympia: * SR 8700 (2016)
Low-income high-achieving students, applications from, informational program for increasing: HB 1812
Low-income homeless students using student housing facilities, when: HB 2024
Media, student journalist freedom of speech, including civil action for relief: SB 6233
Medical education, family medicine education advisory board, creating: HB 1485, SHB 1485, * E2SHB 1485, CH 252 (2015), SB 5680
Medical education, family practice education advisory board, establishing: HB 2065, SB 5909, SSB 5909
Medical education, residency programs, allocating funds for new or expanded: HB 2065, SB 5909, SSB 5909
Medical schools, foreign, medical quality assurance commission approval of: HB 1874, SHB 1874, SB 5773
Medical schools, role in expanding residency programs in shortage areas: HB 1485, SHB 1485, * E2SHB 1485, CH 252 (2015), SB 5680
Medical schools, Washington State University, to be Elson S. Floyd School of Medicine: HB 2271, SB 6141
Mental health and suicide prevention in higher education, task force on: HB 1138, * SHB 1138, CH 67 (2015)
Military members, early registration for spouse or domestic partner: HB 1052, * SHB 1052, CH 14 (2015)
Military members, waivers of building and services and activities fees, when: * HB 1706, CH 143 (2015), SB 5620
Partners for veteran supportive campuses certificate, helping regional universities achieve: SHB 1887
Peer mentoring, of at-risk elementary students by college students, encouraging college attendance: SB 5637
Performance funding incentive system, establishing: HB 2692
Placement, in precollege or college courses, determining with multiple measures: * SB 5122, CH 83 (2015)
Procurement, employees performing, independent training or certification programs for: HB 2755, SHB 2755, SB 6409, SSB 6409
Procurement, independent commodities purchasing authority, eliminating report: * EHB 2883, CH 197 (2016)
Purchasing, higher education independent authority, amending provisions concerning: HB 2755, SHB 2755, SB 6409, SSB 6409
Regional higher education demand and capacity, studying: HB 1482, SHB 1482
Regional universities, president and chancellor(s) bonuses and incentives, restrictions: HB 1811
Research, release of records for, removing higher education institutions from "state agency": HB 2755, SHB 2755, SB 6409, SSB 6409
Running start program, dual credit options and financial aid to low-income students: SHB 1546
Running start program, dual credit options through: HB 1546, * E2SHB 1546, CH 202 (2015), SB 5086
Sexual assault and similar crimes, survivors and others on campuses, services for: * SSB 5518, CH 92 (2015)
Sexual assault and similar crimes, survivors on campuses, rights: SB 5518
Sexual violence on campuses, requirements for institutions, including survey: SB 5518
Sexual violence on campuses, requirements, including assessment and disciplining: * SSB 5518, CH 92 (2015)
Sexual violence on campuses, work group concerning, establishing: SB 5518
Sexual violence, campus, task force on preventing, establishing: SB 5719, * SSB 5719, CH 239 (2015)
State campus compact, mentoring and service learning opportunities, consortium to develop and administer: HB 1982, SHB 1982
State universities, leasehold excise tax credit for certain real property parcels owned by: SHB 2120, HB 2523, SB 6462
Student completion, enhancing through multiple strategies: HB 1982, SHB 1982
Student completion, innovations for student completion program, establishing: HB 1982, SHB 1982
Students, electronic benefit transfer cards for food assistance, using on-campus: HB 1820, SB 5794
Students, foster youth, educational outcomes improvement strategies for: HB 1999, SHB 1999, 2SHB 1999, 3SHB 1999, * 4SHB 1999, CH 71 (2016)
Teacher preparation programs, increasing recruitment into: SHB 2573, E2SHB 2573, HB 2881, * E2SSB 6455, CH 233 (2016)
Teacher preparation programs, underrepresented groups recruitment specialists: SHB 2573, E2SHB 2573, HB 2881, * E2SSB 6455, CH 233 (2016)
Tests for admission, SAT or ACT, free of charge for all high school juniors and seniors to take: HB 2962
Textbooks, assigned, limiting cost, exceptions: HB 1958
Textbooks, open education pilot grant program, establishing to reduce costs: HB 2680, SHB 2680
Textbooks, open educational resources, grant program to facilitate access to: HB 2686, SHB 2686
Textbooks, open source instructional materials, B&O tax credit for creating or publishing: HB 2780
Tuition and fees, "resident student," criteria for veteran and veteran's spouse or children to qualify as: HB 1825, SHB 1825, 2E2SHB 1825, SB 5355, * ESSB 5355, CH 8 (2015)
Tuition and fees, exemption for surviving spouses and children of certain highway workers: * HB 1977, CH 46 (2015), HB 2804, ESHB 2804, SB 5841
Tuition and fees, grants to cover, through establishment of Washington free to finish college program: HB 2955, SHB 2955, 2SHB 2955
Tuition and fees, previous tuition increases in relation to fees and financial aid, modifying provisions: HB 1696, SHB 1696, SB 5484
Tuition and fees, resident undergraduate, freezing at each student's first year rate, when: HB 1988, SB 6094
Tuition and fees, services and activities fees to be arrived at without reference to tuition: HB 2911, SB 6587, SSB 6587
Tuition and fees, waiver of portion for veteran, survivor eligibility for, when: HB 1644, SHB 1644, SB 5561, ESSB 5561
Tuition and fees, Washington college savings program, establishing: SB 6601, SSB 6601, * E2SSB 6601, CH 69 (2016)
Tuition, advanced college tuition payment (GET) program, provisions: HB 1556, SHB 1556, HB 2582, SB 5954, * 2ESSB 5954, CH 36 (2015), SSB 6059
Tuition, controlling to increase affordability of higher education: HB 1238, SHB 1238
Tuition, decrease in revenues due to resident undergraduate rate reductions, compensating institutions for: HB 2201
Tuition, limiting authority of institutions to set: HB 1146
Tuition, reducing through college affordability program: SB 5954, * 2ESSB 5954, CH 36 (2015), SSB 6059
Tuition, waivers for K-12 classified staff: HB 1592, SB 5559, * E2SSB 6455, CH 233 (2016)
University of Washington, board of regents, faculty representative on: HB 2546
University of Washington, certain campuses, 25th anniversary, honoring: * SR 8663 (2015)
University of Washington, Dr. Benjamin Hall, election to National Academy of Sciences: * SR 8676 (2015)
University of Washington, Forefront at, mental health and suicide prevention task force: HB 1138, * SHB 1138, CH 67 (2015)
University of Washington, Forefront at, safe homes suicide awareness task force: HB 2793, SB 6603
University of Washington, Forefront at, school suicide prevention model rollout: * E2SHB 2439, CH 96 (2016)
University of Washington, Forefront at, student support staff suicide concerns response training: * E2SHB 2439, CH 96 (2016)
University of Washington, Forefront at, youth suicide prevention training program: SB 6243, SSB 6243, 2SSB 6243
University of Washington, former president William P. Gerberding, honoring: * SR 8653 (2015)
University of Washington, health sciences library, online health professions access: HB 1184, * SHB 1184, CH 77 (2015)
University of Washington, integrated behavioral health training centers of excellence, establishing, UW role: HB 2927
University of Washington, joint center for deployment and research in earth-abundant materials, co-authority over: HB 1897, * SHB 1897, CH 20 (2015)
University of Washington, marijuana research, role of university: SHB 2136, * 2E2SHB 2136, CH 4 (2015), * SB 5121, CH 71 (2015), SB 6136
University of Washington, medical cannabis for treatment and research, role of university: HB 1698
University of Washington, medical facility contracts, alternative process for awarding: HB 1693, SHB 1693, SB 5141, SSB 5141, ESB 6617
University of Washington, predator ecology lab, studying wolf recovery's wild ungulate impact: SHB 1676
University of Washington, president and chancellor(s) bonuses and incentives, restrictions: HB 1811
University of Washington, psychiatry and behavioral sciences department, integrated care psychiatry training program: SB 5947, SSB 5947, 2SSB 5947
University of Washington, regional medical education program: SSB 5909
University of Washington, school of pharmacy, suicide management curriculum work group: HB 2793, SHB 2793, * E2SHB 2793, CH 90 (2016) PV, SB 6603
University of Washington, school of social work, safe homes suicide awareness task force: * E2SHB 2793, CH 90 (2016) PV
University of Washington, school of social work, suicide management curriculum work group: SHB 2793
University of Washington, Spokane dental school, provisions concerning: HB 2065, SB 5909, SSB 5909
University of Washington, Spokane medical school, provisions concerning: HB 2065, SB 5909, SSB 5909
University of Washington, Spokane medical school, transfer of WSU's WWAMI state funds and facilities to: HB 2065, SB 5909
University of Washington, telehealth services, telemedicine advancement collaborative: SB 6519, * SSB 6519, CH 68 (2016)
University of Washington, UW Medicine agreement with public hospital district No. 1 of King county, voter ratification: SB 6021
University of Washington, WWAMI regional medical education and training program account, creating: SB 6101
University of Washington-Bothell, special education administration training for leaders at: SB 5905
Veterans, student veterans support program, creating, to include regional universities: SHB 1887
Volunteers, higher education students, medical aid benefits coverage, when: SB 6293, * ESSB 6293, CH 62 (2016)
Voting, student voter registration and voting, higher education institution plans to increase: HB 2890, SB 6474
Voting, student voter registration at higher education institution, modifying deadline for: SB 6539
Washington next generation educational savings account program, establishing: HB 2662, SHB 2662
Washington State University, center for sustaining agriculture and natural resources, role in state food system study: ESHB 1685
Washington State University, center for sustaining agriculture and natural resources, studying local food system: HB 1710, SHB 1710
Washington State University, certain campuses, 25th anniversary, honoring: * SR 8663 (2015)
Washington State University, energy program, combined heat and power facilities report: HB 1095, SHB 1095, * E2SHB 1095, CH 19 (2015)
Washington State University, energy program, nuclear energy education program, WSU role: SB 5093, SSB 5093, 2SSB 5093
Washington State University, energy program, role in renewable energy system cost recovery program: HB 1097, SHB 1912, HB 2346, SHB 2346, E2SHB 2346, SB 6188
Washington State University, establishing school of medicine at: HB 1559, * SHB 1559, CH 6 (2015), SB 5487, SSB 5487
Washington State University, extension energy program, clean energy education program administration by: SB 6218
Washington State University, industrial hemp production, studying feasibility of: HB 1552, SHB 1552, SB 5012, SSB 5012, SB 6206, * ESSB 6206, CH 11 (2016) V
Washington State University, joint center for deployment and research in earth-abundant materials, co-authority over: HB 1897, * SHB 1897, CH 20 (2015)
Washington State University, marijuana research, role of university: SHB 2136, * 2E2SHB 2136, CH 4 (2015), * SB 5121, CH 71 (2015), SB 6136
Washington State University, medical cannabis for treatment and research, role of university: HB 1698
Washington State University, medical school to be Elson S. Floyd School of Medicine: HB 2271, SB 6141
Washington State University, native lumber grading program: HB 1153
Washington State University, president and chancellor(s) bonuses and incentives, restrictions: HB 1811
Washington State University, president Dr. Elson S. Floyd, honoring life and legacy of: * HR 4645 (2015), * SR 8685 (2015)
Washington State University, school of pharmacy, suicide management curriculum work group: HB 2793, SHB 2793, * E2SHB 2793, CH 90 (2016) PV, SB 6603
Washington State University, teaching forestry as a major line: HB 1559, * SHB 1559, CH 6 (2015), SB 5487, SSB 5487
Washington State University, urban integrated pest management program, technical assistance to school districts: SB 6002
Washington State University, Washington State University medical education and training program account, creating: SB 6101
Washington State University, WWAMI state funds and facilities, transfer to University of Washington: HB 2065, SB 5909
Western Governors University Washington (WGU Washington), fifth anniversary of, honoring: * SR 8726 (2016)
Western Washington University, Bruce Shepard, tenure as president of WWU, recognizing: * HR 4665 (2016), * SR 8711 (2016)
Western Washington University, Cyndie Shepard, recognizing for her service to: * HR 4669 (2016), * SR 8704 (2016)
Western Washington University, encouraging careers in education, model curriculum for, WWU role: HB 2881
Western Washington University, hosting consortium to develop state campus compact: HB 1982, SHB 1982
Western Washington University, Washington campus compact at, tracking postsecondary-K-12 partnerships: HB 2451
Whitworth University, 125th anniversary of, recognizing: * HR 4612 (2015)
Work-based learning programs, unpaid students in, medical aid benefits coverage: * ESSB 6293, CH 62 (2016)
World language admission requirements, allowing computer sciences to satisfy: HB 1445, SHB 1445
World language admission requirements, world language competency-based assessments, studying: SHB 1445