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April 24, 2014 at 5:17 PM

WSU bullish on building its own medical school

Washington State University decided to explore building its own medical school because the University of Washington wasn’t moving fast enough to expand its medical program, WSU President Elson Floyd said Thursday. In a meeting before The Seattle Times editorial board, Floyd said the state has an urgent need to graduate more doctors and encourage them to…

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February 25, 2014 at 3:35 PM

WSU extends President Floyd’s contract through 2021

Washington State University’s Board of Regents voted Monday to extend President Elson Floyd’s contract until 2021. Floyd’s annual base salary of $725,000 will remain the same, although Floyd plans to return $100,000 of his paycheck back to the university, as he has been doing since the economic downturn resulted in state cutbacks to higher education. He is…

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