State Relations

Season’s Greetings from the UW

We invite you to enjoy our year-end video, which celebrates 150 years of innovation and creativity and demonstrates our spirit of hope for the future.

Our shared future at risk

The UW’s state funding has been cut 50 percent in the past three years. The UW External Affairs staff has prepared a series of documents to help people understand what the cuts mean and why higher education funding needs to be a real priority in the next state budget. Please visit Our Shared Future at

Ana Mari Cauce named UW Provost

On Dec. 6, UW President Michael Young named Ana Mari Cauce the UW’s new provost, effective Jan.2. She is dean of our College of Arts & Sciences. Read President Young’s message to the UW community here.