Academic and Student Affairs

A new distance learning platform supports global connections

ASA’s Academic Technologies team developed a powerful distance learning platform to connect health professionals across Africa as part of the Evans School’s International Program in Public Health.

Weekly tips help new transfer students succeed

Starting winter 2018 all new community college transfer students received messages through MyUW with tips and resources to help them successfully transition to UW.

“Global Flip” combines flipping the classroom with study abroad

Kristi Straus piloted a new course model in fall of 2017 that connects UW Students to students at Tsinghua University in Beijing.

New active learning classroom in NanoES

Completed in September 2017, NanoES Room 181 features a technology setup that engages students in an active learning environment.

Our mission is to enhance the student experience for all students—to, through, and beyond the university—inside and outside the classroom (in person and online).

​We provide oversight, foster collaboration, pilot new ideas, and unify strategic efforts in and beyond ASA to ensure broad and universal alignment with UW values. We highlight and amplify strategic efforts within ASA and the broader ASA alliance (Graduate School, Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity, Student Life, Undergraduate Academic Affairs, ASA and ASA Advancement) consistent with UW values to create a leading edge student experience. We support faculty in instruction and student access, learning and success. We pilot and launch new, strategic efforts and to support unit-led efforts.

Academic Technologies

Supports teaching and learning technologies as well as formal and informal learning spaces with classroom design, integration, and maintenance service; instructional design and support; and support for several UW event spaces.

Nate McKee


Center for Teaching and Learning

Learn more about how we work with educators across the UW to increase student learning and engagement.

Beth Kalikoff

Project Management

Learn more about how we standardize the execution of projects with common tools and methodologies.

Marcus Hirsch

Strategic Initiatives

Works with UW partners to develop shared goals and vision around the student experience, pilot and launch related projects, and support partner-led efforts.

Marisa Nickle

University Privacy Office

Learn more about how we develop universal privacy principles that uphold the UW’s values.

Ann Nagel

Enrollment Management

Learn more about how we provide leadership, expertise, analysis and coordination for undergraduate enrollment.

Philip Ballinger