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University of Washington President Ana Mari Cauce

UW President Ana Mari Cauce

President Ana Mari Cauce

Ana Mari Cauce is the 33rd president of the UW. A professor of psychology and member of the UW faculty since 1986, she was named president in October 2015.

Under her leadership, the UW is advancing all areas of its educational, research and service missions, with initiatives focused on innovation, race and equity, and population health.

Latest updates


  • In memoriam: Marvin Oliver, ’73, artist and professor emeritus

    July 18, 2019

    Today, we mourn the loss of Marvin Oliver,’73, a giant of the art world, a treasured professor emeritus of American Indian Studies and a graduate of University of Washington. It’s painful to lose someone who has been so integral to our culture and community, but we can reflect with joy and gratitude on his enormous…


  • What we are doing to prepare for I-1000

    June 20, 2019

    I-1000, which enables state agencies and public universities to factor in characteristics such as race, gender, ethnicity, and veteran status when making admissions, hiring and contracting decisions, was passed by the state legislature this session and is currently scheduled to take effect in late July. To prepare the University of Washington for this change in…


  • Congratulations and thank you for a year of excellence

    June 13, 2019

    As we wrap up another academic year at the University of Washington, we have much to celebrate. I am deeply grateful to be marking this milestone with all of you – students, faculty, staff, alumni, friends and neighbors who make up our diverse and vibrant community.


 

Initiatives

UW students in graduation attire

Race and Equity

All of us — students, faculty, staff and university leadership — have a responsibility to address our own biases and improve our university culture.

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Dr. Sharon Brown Kunin, DO, family medicine, at the Northwest Primary Care Fremont Clinic.

Population Health

At the UW, we believe improving population health worldwide is a moral imperative, driven by our public mission of service to all.

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Students work in a CoMotion Makerspace

Innovation Imperative

The UW Innovation Imperative empowers students and researchers to learn, discover and build solutions to tomorrow’s challenges.

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