Executive Office

For the people at the University of Washington, passion never rests. Meet the leaders who support the University’s mission and vision.

UW President Ana Mari Cauce

University of Washington president

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Ana Mari Cauce is the 33rd president of the UW. A member of the UW faculty since 1986, she is the first woman and the first Latina to be named to the position.

Mark Richards

University of Washington provost

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Mark Richards joined the University of Washington as provost and executive vice president for academic affairs on July 1, 2018. A geophysicist, Richards also holds a faculty appointment in the College of the Environment’s Department of Earth and Space Sciences. As provost, he is the University’s chief academic and budget officer.

UW leadership organization chart

Reflects the UW leaders’ reporting relationships.