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October 20, 2015

Our boundless future

Ana Mari Cauce

When I first set foot on campus almost 30 years ago as an assistant professor, I could never have imagined I’d be writing to you as president of the University of Washington. This is an incredible honor, and it is one that is made all the more special because I have shared this journey with…

October 15, 2015

Video: Annual President’s Address

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UW President Ana Mari Cauce discussed the boundless future of the University and answers questions from the audience on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015 at the Intellectual House. Read the text of her remarks

October 13, 2015

Ana Mari Cauce selected as UW president

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Editor’s note: This is UW Board of Regents chair Bill Ayer’s email message to the UW community. Dear Students, Faculty and Staff, It is my distinct honor to announce that the Board of Regents has selected Ana Mari Cauce to serve as the 33rd president of the University of Washington. President Cauce is truly of Washington,…

September 28, 2015

Welcome back, Huskies!

Ana Mari Cauce

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff, Whether you’re a newcomer to the UW or, like me, a long-time member of the community, I hope you feel the excitement of the start of school. It is a great time for our city and our region! Annual President’s Address Join us to hear about topics of interest to…

June 30, 2015

Statement concerning the approved two-year state budget

Ana Mari Cauce

On behalf of University of Washington students, faculty, staff and alumni, I want to express my thanks and appreciation to our elected officials for making investments in higher education a true state budget priority during the 2015 legislative session. While the previous budget began to reverse the long-term trend of shifting the burden of paying…

June 12, 2015

Congratulations to this year’s graduates!

Ana Mari Cauce

This year, close to 16,000 degrees will be awarded to graduates from the University of Washington in Seattle, UW Bothell and UW Tacoma. And this week, thousands will turn their tassels and change the world for the better. Earning a college degree is an outstanding achievement for every student, and, in particular, for those who…

May 18, 2015

Forging the UW’s future in Spokane

Ana Mari Cauce

The University of Washington’s vision to expand medical education in Spokane has been buoyed this month by stellar hires, resolute community support, a promising partnership with Gonzaga University and construction on the new UW Spokane Center in the heart of the city. New faculty and a new curriculum Preparing our UW Spokane faculty for our…

May 8, 2015

Honoring our longstanding partnership with Boeing

Ana Mari Cauce

On Monday we had the privilege, along with our supporters and collaborators from The Boeing Company, to celebrate UW student recipients of Boeing scholarships, and to express our immense gratitude for The Boeing Company and its generous, longstanding support of our students, faculty and programs. For nearly 100 years, our collaboration with Boeing has had…

May 5, 2015

Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Ana Mari Cauce

Twenty-five years ago, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law, establishing a legal mandate to end discrimination against people with disabilities. The ADA has been instrumental in advancing civil and human rights across the nation. The University of Washington is committed to doing all we can to increase access and opportunity for…

April 28, 2015

Compassion and action for Nepal

Ana Mari Cauce

The devastating earthquake in Nepal on Saturday and its unyielding aftershocks are tragic and catastrophic. Our hearts go out to the millions of people affected, including the UW’s Nepalese Student Association and our community members who have family and friends in the region. Over the years, countless UW faculty, students and alumni have studied Nepal’s cultural and…

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