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Michael K. Young became President of the University of Washington in July 2011. His path to the UW was the culmination of three decades of teaching, research, public service, and leadership in higher education.

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Brown vs. Board of Education

Sixty years ago, a court case changed the course of U.S. public education, paving the way for diversity and equality in classrooms: Brown vs. the Board of Education. President Young reflects on how the landmark ruling transformed public education — and opened doors for generations of young people. Watch the video.

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President’s Annual Address

President Young delivered his 2013 address on Oct. 17.
Video | Transcript

Freshman Convocation 2013

President's speech
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Washington Futures

The UW’s investment in Washington: A vital state institution