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Executive Office

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

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 to be named to the position and the first Latina.

Jerry Baldasty

University of Washington provost

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Jerry Baldasty became interim provost on March 3, 2015, and was named provost and executive vice president effective June 1, 2016. The provost is responsible for overseeing the education, research and service missions in the schools and colleges and other academic units. He is responsible for resource allocation to maintain excellence throughout the University and to meet strategic goals.