This second round of cost mitigations includes the elimination of 16 positions (a combination of filled and vacant positions) and temporary furloughs or FTE (full-time employment) reductions for an additional 35 staff. ICA will also realize savings in operational expenses related to reduced or eliminated regular-season and post-season travel, as well as savings due to a significant reduction in game day operating expenses.
The seismic shift this past week dealt with medical experts advising school officials at several universities, of the inherent health risks to players and coaches during the season.
Cohen, as well as head coaches Jimmy Lake and Mike Hopkins, have committed to taking 5% salary reductions and waived all incentives for FY21. In addition, the three have each pledged a major gift to the department.
A 1960 graduate of Everett High School, Lambright came to the UW to play for head coach Jim Owens. He lettered from 1962 through 1964, playing on the Huskies' 1963 team that won a conference title and a trip to the Rose Bowl. In 1964, he earned All-Coast honors as a defensive end, and also earned the Guy Flaherty Most Inspirational Award, Husky football's oldest and most prestigious team award.
This decision was made in accordance with campus, state and CDC officials and follows the university's announcement Wednesday to move the entirety of Spring Quarter to online-only learning to mitigate the further spread of COVID-19.