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UW, WSU consider partnerships on Seattle's eastside

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SEATTLE (AP) - The University of Washington and Washington State University are considering expansion on Seattle's eastside through partnerships with other colleges.

The Seattle Times reports (http://bit.ly/1yE5NO9) Washington State University is exploring a partnership with Bellevue College. Bellevue College already offers four-year, career-oriented degrees, and trustees have passed a motion authorizing a potential WSU partnership.

The Times reports the University of Washington is keeping its plans quiet until an announcement in the spring. But the UW has been exploring a partnership with a Chinese university for a master's program that could also involve a major Seattle area company.

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Information from: The Seattle Times, http://www.seattletimes.com

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