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 next Regular meeting of the Board is scheduled for Thursday, November 10, 2016, at the Husky Union Building on the Seattle campus.  Schedule and agendas will be available by noon on Friday, November 4, 2016.
  • The Regents will provide a public comment period at each regular meeting of the Board. Sign up to provide public comment at the meeting of the Board on Thursday, November 10, 2016, using the Request to Provide Public Comment Form  available at noon on Friday, November 4, 2016. If space remains, sign up at the meeting, before the start of the meeting.
  • 2016 Meeting Schedule
  • Due dates and formatting guidelines for Regents Meeting items.


Presidential announcement

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