Posts Tagged ‘University of Washington’

August 21st, 2015 - 9:44 pm § in America, The Ave Scene

Josh Williams

First time that I encountered Josh was in the 7th grade, when I was playing basketball for a local Seattle AAU team, C.A.Y.A..  We were playing in a tournament in Yakima. I remember being amazed by a giant dunking seventh grader, that was bigger than any adult man in the gym attending the tournamen[...]

April 8th, 2015 - 1:07 am § in Misc.

How Much of UW Tuition Goes to Admin?

 “the total number of full-time faculty members … grew from 11,614 to 12,019 between 1975 and 2008, the total number of administrators grew from 3,800 to 12,183 — a 221 percent increase” While recently we have read a lot about the efforts of the state legislature to cap and redu[...]

February 8th, 2015 - 11:14 pm § in The Ave Scene

WASTATE #1: The worst tax burden for the average citizen

1. Washington > ITEP index score: -12.6% > Effective tax rate lowest 20%: 16.8% (the highest) > Effective tax rate top 1%: 2.4% (5th lowest) > 2013 Gini coefficient (pre-tax): 0.46 (19th lowest) Washington’s score of -12.6% was the worst in the nation. The poorest 20% of families paid [...]