Nov. 16, EWU Board of Trustees round up

By Amy Meyer, Editor-in-Chief

  1. AmyAMeyer
    Follow me this morning from @EasternerLive while I live tweet from the #EWU Board of Trustees meeting. #EWUBOT
    Fri, Nov 16 2012 07:25:21
  2. EasternerLive
    Good morning, I am @AmyAMeyer, editor-in-chief of The Easterner. Starting at 8:30, I’ll tweet committee of whole of #EWU Board of Trustees.
    Fri, Nov 16 2012 07:44:01
  3. EasternerLive
    Gateway project update is first up. #EWUBOT
    Fri, Nov 16 2012 08:31:54
  4. EasternerLive
    Gateway vision is that after facility is paid off, revenue generation funds will go toward scholarship and program support. #EWUBOT
    Fri, Nov 16 2012 08:45:35
  5. EasternerLive
    Gateway goals, aside from generating revenue, include student services & enhancement of campus culture. #EWUBOT Schematic design complete
    Fri, Nov 16 2012 08:49:41
  6. EasternerLive
    Gateway committee analysis of Cheney market is that It’s doing well. There will be a demand for commercial space. #EWUBOT
    Fri, Nov 16 2012 09:40:53
  7. EasternerLive
    Businesses have contacted #EWU foundation about retail space. Rockwood & #STA have also expressed interest. #EWUBOT
    Fri, Nov 16 2012 09:43:58
  8. EasternerLive
    The #Gateway will be 340K sq. Ft. & will cost $72 Million, which is $209 per square foot.
    Fri, Nov 16 2012 09:50:47
  9. davetaki
    “@EasternerLive: The #Gateway will be 340K sq. Ft. & will cost $72 Million, which is $209 per square foot.” This is for the new stadium.
    Fri, Nov 16 2012 10:56:58
  10. EasternerLive
    The $72 million for the #Gateway includes Washington St. improvements, P9, P16 development, a southern endzone seating berm & the building
    Fri, Nov 16 2012 09:54:09
  11. EasternerLive
    Design will continue only as funding is raised. #Gateway #EWUBOT
    Fri, Nov 16 2012 09:58:36
  12. EasternerLive
    #EWU President reminded board that the $72 million will not include any public funds. #EWUBOT #Gateway
    Fri, Nov 16 2012 10:14:40
  13. EasternerLive
    Gateway project presentation is over and a huge crowd of people has left the #EWUBOT. Very popular topic. Next: Cleary act report.
    Fri, Nov 16 2012 10:22:33
  14. EasternerLive
    #Cleary Act is to provide campus community w/timely info about safety. Fine for no compliance is $35k. #EWU is rated #2 in state behind #WSU
    Fri, Nov 16 2012 10:36:11
  15. EasternerLive
    Chief Walters says #EWU 159 out of 1100 universities nation wide.
    Fri, Nov 16 2012 10:37:44
  16. EasternerLive
    Chief Walters reports that since the #EWU police area is 320 acres, which means their response time is less than one minute.
    Fri, Nov 16 2012 10:40:44
  17. EasternerLive
    Walters showed 2012 Police video 02 from You Tube, which showed their range of services.
    Fri, Nov 16 2012 10:43:09
  18. EasternerLive
    David Buri is reporting legislative affairs to board. #EWUBOT
    Fri, Nov 16 2012 10:44:55
  19. EasternerLive
    Mr. Buri reports that Jay Inslee’s transition team is comprised of three people, two of which are educators.
    Fri, Nov 16 2012 10:46:52
  20. EasternerLive
    Because #EWUBOT is running behind, liaison reports are moved to the afternoon session.

    Fri, Nov 16 2012 11:04:42
  21. EasternerLive
    Gayla Wright is presenting the annual affirmative action diversity report. #EWUBOT
    Fri, Nov 16 2012 11:16:36
  22. EasternerLive
    That concludes my tweeting of #EWU Board of Trustees committee of whole. Follow my twitter account at @AmyAMeyer for more mundane offerings
    Fri, Nov 16 2012 11:51:27