July 11, 2011

KUOW chats with new UW president

University Of Washington President Michael Young was a guest on KUOW Radio’s Weekday program. Listen to the interview.


May 25, 2011

Statement from UW Interim President Phyllis Wise regarding state budget

It is hard to express satisfaction with a budget that removes another third of the University’s state appropriation, bringing it to just half of what it was three years ago. But these are unusual times, and to its credit, the Legislature did much to try to soften the blow and enable us to manage our… Read More


Join us for the 2011 UW Awards of Excellence

Please join me in celebrating the outstanding achievements of our faculty, staff, students and alumni at the 41st Annual Awards of Excellence. Thursday, June 9, 2011 Meany Hall Auditorium 3:30 p.m. Awards Ceremony 4:30 p.m. Reception Reservations are not required. The Awards of Excellence honor members of the UW community who exemplify the University’s values… Read More


May 19, 2011

Webcast: UW Conversations with Interim President Wise, May 18

Phyllis Wise updates the community on issues affecting the UW and public higher education as a whole. Watch and learn the latest developments in the budget process, as well as the presidential transition.


May 17, 2011

Join me for a community conversation, May 18

Dear Members of the UW Community: Please join me this Wednesday, May 18, for a community conversation about our budget and other issues affecting our University. I will provide an update on the latest developments, including legislation granting tuition-setting authority to Washington’s four-year public institutions, followed by Q&A. The details for the conversation are below…. Read More


May 16, 2011

Webcast: UW Conversations with Interim President Wise, May 13

Phyllis Wise updates the community on issues affecting the UW and public higher education as a whole. Watch and learn the latest developments in the budget process, as well as the presidential transition.


May 10, 2011

Tuition-setting authority for Washington’s public colleges and universities

Dear Members of the UW Community: Today, the State Senate added its approval to yesterday’s passage in the House of Representatives of E2SHB 1795, granting Washington’s public colleges and universities the authority to establish their own tuition rates for all students the next several years. This is a landmark piece of bi-partisan legislation. The bill… Read More


May 6, 2011

Webcast: UW Conversations with Interim President Wise, May 4

Phyllis Wise updates the community on issues affecting the UW and public higher education as a whole. Watch and learn the latest developments in the budget process, as well as the presidential transition.


May 2, 2011

Join me for community conversations, starting May 4

Dear Members of the UW Community: First, I want to congratulate UW President-designate Michael Young and welcome him to our community. His impressive background in academia and public service as well as his extensive leadership experience and commitment to collaboration make him a wonderful fit for our University, and I look forward to working with… Read More