Office of the President

Update on Metro service cuts and the UW

President Young has sent a letter to members of the King County Council and the King County executive that paints a very clear picture of what proposed cuts to Metro service would mean to UW commuters. UW officials said the impacts would be significant, whether those commuters rely on Metro service today or they drive

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.

Photo: Pac-12 meeting brings together UW presidents past, present and future

NCAA President Mark Emmert was joined by University of Washington Interim President Phyllis Wise and President-designate Michael Young at a Pac-12 meeting in Seattle the first week in June. (Photo courtesy of Jonathan P. Beck)

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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