Board of Regents

UW Board of Regents

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The University of Washington Board of Regents is the University’s governing body whose broad responsibilities are to supervise, coordinate, manage and regulate the university, as provided by state statute.

The Board of Regents consists of 10 members, one of whom is a student. Regents are appointed by the governor to serve six-year terms, with the exception of the student regent, who serves a one-year term.

Meeting updates

  • The Board meeting scheduled for Wednesday, June 7, 2017 is canceled.  The next Regular meeting of the Board will be held on Thursday, June 8, 2017, in the Petersen Room, Allen Library.  Schedule and agendas will be available by noon on Friday, June 2, 2017.
  • The Regents will provide a public comment period at each regular meeting of the Board. Sign up to provide public comment using the Request to Provide Public Comment Form available at noon on Friday, June 2, 2017, for the meeting on Thursday, June 8, 2017. If space remains, sign up at the meeting, before the start of the meeting.
  • Environment/Leadership/Plan presented at the meeting of the Board on Thursday, May 11, 2017 by Board Chair Pat Shanahan.
  • 2017 Meeting Schedule
  • Due dates and formatting guidelines for Regents Meeting items.


Presidential appointment

On October 13, 2015, the University of Washington Board of Regents selected Ana Mari Cauce to be the 33rd president of the UW.