State Relations

Pres. Young Meets with Governor Inslee, Hoops Fan and Proud Husky

Pres. Young presenting Gov. Inslee with a signed UW basketball for his office.

Pres. Young presenting Gov. Inslee with a signed UW basketball for his office.Office of the Governor

UW President Michael K. Young met with Governor Jay Inslee, Washington’s Top Dawg (’73) in Olympia this week. The two leaders talked about a wide range of important issues facing the state, the University of Washington and Higher Education. Chief among those was that the University of Washington is poised to play a major role in our ongoing economic recovery and growth. President Young was also in Olympia last week for meetings with state lawmakers.

Earlier this week, the Governor gave a shout out to a future member of the Husky family on Twitter: