Office of the President


March 9, 2013

Turning the university inside out

University of Washington

President Michael Young writes in the Huffington Post about how the sustainability challenges that society faces will be addressed in large measure by our nation’s colleges and universities. Read the article on the Huffington Post website

February 16, 2012

Editorial roundup

University of Washington

Here is a roundup from the past few months of newspaper editorials addressing higher education funding and related issues. February 2012 Seattle Times Higher ed funding cuts endanger state economy Feb. 1, 2012 Tri-City Herald Don’t turn GET program into a bait and switch Feb. 3, 2012 Union Bulletin Legislature must increase state funding for…

December 18, 2011

The University of Washington working hard to keep college affordable in hard times

University of Washington

The Washington state Legislature has greatly reduced its financial support of the state’s higher-education institutions. University of Washington President Michael K. Young writes about how UW costs per student are kept well in hand, even if state cuts have prompted tuition increases. Read UW President Michael Young’s Seattle Times op-ed