Office of the Provost

Graduate Education


January 23, 2018

Spring courses to be assigned definite time, classroom before registration

Philip J. Reid

Each quarter, the University offers approximately 4,000 courses on the Seattle campus. With that many courses, a finite number of classrooms and growing enrollment, scheduling has become complex and difficult. In one recent academic quarter, nearly one-third of classroom assignments were made long after the requests were made – in some instances, just prior to…


January 8, 2018

Asking questions

Jerry Baldasty

“A key to understanding what makes teaching intellectually interesting for faculty is not to consider what the faculty bring to the classroom, but rather to consider what the students bring. In particular, the students bring their questions. We faculty cannot wait to hear your questions.” With that, Professor Sarah Keller, who teaches Chemistry and Physics,…