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Western announces impending 3% budget reduction

University anticipates $10 million budget deficit in 2023-24 school year

An aerial view of the Fisher Fountain empty with no water.
Fisher Fountain sits empty at Western Washington University on Jan. 10. Built after a fundraising campaign by friends and colleagues, it was named after Charles Henry Fisher, who headed the transformation of a small teacher's college, Whatcom Normal School, to a prominent educational institution. (Hailey Hoffman/Cascadia Daily News)
By Hailey Hoffman Visual Journalist
With no CARES Act funding or other federal relief in sight, the financial impacts of the COVID-19 pa
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