Cuts Intensify Identity Crisis for Washington's Flagship Campus

Photo composite by Stephen Brashear for The Chronicle

Clouds gather over the flagship campus of the U. of Washington. The campus, administrators say, is expected to be both "racehorse and workhorse" for the state. The state lacks the depth of public-university systems in some other states. As a result, the university preserves 4,000 freshman spots for state residents.
August 29, 2010 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

Washington's flagship university doesn't look like it has money problems. The picturesque campus, a blend of Gothic architecture and the lush greenery of the Pacific Northwest, draws more federal research dollars than any other public university in...

This content is available exclusively to Chronicle subscribers