Elson Floyd

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Regents Approve Pursuit Of New Medical School In Spokane

The board voted Friday to authorize WSU President Elson S. Floyd to pursue the controversial effort. The action came a day after a consulting firm said WSU is “well-positioned” to start a medical school.

CBS Seattle–09/12/2014

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Washington’s Best-Paid State Workers: College Football Coaches

The football coaches at the University of Washington and Washington State University were the best paid state employees in 2013.

CBS Seattle–06/17/2014

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Washington State University Considers Med School

“It’s clear we need more primary care physicians,” WSU president Elson Floyd said. The University of Washington has done a great job of putting doctors in the region, he said, but increasing demand in rural Washington state “is so great it may require two medical schools.”

CBS Seattle–04/13/2014

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