Less Than 19% of Proposed WKU Budget Comes from State Funding

May 31, 2012

WKU President Gary Ransdell has sent all faculty and staff an email containing the school’s proposed budget for the 2012-2013 fiscal year. The WKU Board of Regents Budget and Finance Committee will debate the $388 million blueprint at a meeting Friday morning, with a vote before the full Board scheduled for June 22nd.

Nearly 45% of the proposed budget comes from student tuition and fees.

Less than 19% of the total WKU budget comes from state funding.

President Ransdell also clarified that the proposed spending plan contains a 2% permanent increase to the base salaries for those working full-time at WKU since August 1, 2011.