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University of Washington Provost
University of Washington Provost and Executive Vice President Ana Mari Cauce has selected Jerry Baldasty to serve as interim provost, effective March 3, when Cauce assumes the role of interim president. Baldasty has served as senior vice provost for academic and student affairs since 2012.
UW Regents name Provost Ana Mari Cauce interim president
University of Washington Provost and Executive Vice President Ana Mari Cauce was selected interim president by the Board of Regents. Her appointment will be effective March 2, 2015. She succeeds President Michael K. Young, who is leaving the UW for Texas A&M University.
Announcement for Boeing Professorship
Provost and Executive Vice President Ana Mari Cauce is pleased to announce her appointment of Professor Sean O’Connor from the School of Law to a Boeing International Professorship. The appointment is effective January 1, 2015.
The Boeing International Professorship supports the University’s recruitment or recognition of a distinguished faculty member with international academic and research interests that cross traditional school and college boundaries.
Sean’s appointment credits his exceptional contributions to the School of Law as a member of its faculty and as Assistant Dean for Law, Business and Technology Initiatives; his extensive research on intellectual property and business law as it relates to start-ups, technology commercialization and arts innovation; and his exemplary service as Chair of the President’s Intellectual Property Advisory Committee (“IPMAC”), where his contributions have been, in the words of a previous colleague “without par.”
Provost Town Hall
UW Provost and Executive Vice President Ana Mari Cauce shares key priorities for the current academic year, addresses topics of interest to the campus community and answers questions from the audience. Webcast
2015 Outstanding Public Service Award nominations
Do you know of a faculty or staff member who has made exemplary contributions to the common good through public service? If so, we urge you to nominate him or her for the University’s 2015 Outstanding Public Service Award.
- University of Washington Tacoma – Mark Pagano selected as chancellor, effective March 16, 2015.
- College of Education – An advisory search committee was appointed September 15, 2014, to identify and recommend candidates for the position of dean of the College of Education.
- See all current searches
Be Boundless video series
What does it mean to Be Boundless? At the UW, our pride and passion are limitless. And so is our belief that together, we will change the world. All it takes is the first step. So what are you waiting for?
Provost report series on trends and issues in higher education
The University of Washington Pact with Students
Regional accreditation is a process of recognizing educational institutions for performance, integrity and quality that entitles them to the confidence of the educational community and the public. Read more