Leadership at the University of Washington

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 Interim President

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Ana Mari Cauce became interim president of the University of Washington on March 3, 2015. For the past three years, she served as provost, the UW’s chief academic officer. As interim president, she leads the nation’s top public university (second among all universities) in attracting federal research funding.


University of Washington Interim Provost

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Jerry Baldasty became interim provost on March 3, 2015. 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.