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Office of the Provost

Provost and Executive Vice President

Jerry Baldasty

Gerald J. “Jerry” Baldasty was named provost and executive vice president, effective June 1, 2016. He joined the faculty at the University of Washington in 1978 and is a professor of communication and an adjunct professor in two departments (Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies, and American Ethnic Studies). Biography


Provost and executive vice president search

University of Washington President Ana Mari Cauce has launched a search for the position of provost and executive vice president. A search advisory committee has been selected to identify and recommend candidates.

Provost search President’s message


Provost’s Town Hall

UW Provost and Executive Vice President Jerry Baldasty discussed academic priorities, addressed topics of interest to the campus community and answered questions from the audience on Wednesday, April 19, at the Henry Art Gallery.


Meet the Husky 100

The Husky 100 is a new award recognizing 100 UW undergraduate and graduate students who exemplify the Husky Experience. Leaders, innovators, activists, teachers, change agents – get to know these outstanding students. Explore


Be Boundless video series

Brand Video

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?


Leadership reviews


Leadership searches


The University of Washington Pact with Students


UW accreditation

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