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Follow the money: Western absorbs 3% budget cut

University works on long-term strategy to boost revenue

Students walk around Western Washington University on a sunny day.
Students walk around Western Washington University in September 2022. The university recently announced a 3% budget cut in response to dropping enrollment due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the loss of federal funding. (Hailey Hoffman/Cascadia Daily News)
By Hailey Hoffman Visual Journalist
Last month, Western Washington University announced a permanent 3% budget cut following declining en
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