via UW Today: The University of Washington launched a record 17 startup companies this fiscal year. That makes fiscal 2013 the UW’s single most productive year for startup formation. It places the UW among the top five schools in the nation. Last year, President Michael K. Young challenged the university to increase its number of… Read More
Seattle Times columnist Jerry Large writes in a recent article about the efforts of UW’s Foster School and other business schools around the country to improve their local communities: Business schools teach people how to run businesses and make money, and their focus has usually been high on big business and finance. But partly in… Read More
The UW on Monday (July 15) welcomed Michael B. Bragg as dean of the College of Engineering. Bragg most recently was professor and interim dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. An aeronautical engineer by training, Bragg has held numerous leadership positions at Illinois, including head of the aerospace engineering… Read More
President Michael Young was in Spokane yesterday for meetings with local business and civic leaders. Among other events, he spoke at a luncheon hosted by Greater Spokane Incorporated (GSI). In his remarks to the group, President Young highlighted UW’s growing impacts in the region, and discussed how the university’s cutting-edge research benefits the state economy…. Read More
Katherine Long of the Seattle Times reports on the New York technology leader selected to head UW Bothell as its next Chancellor: Bjong Wolf Yeigh, professor and president of the State University of New York Institute of Technology (SUNYIT), will be the next UW-Bothell chancellor if approved by the Board of Regents. He will replace… Read More
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.
What’s the UW done for you lately? The University of Washington is first and foremost a place that educates the citizens of Washington State. But as a public university, we’re so much more than an institution on Montlake. UW students, faculty, staff and alumni are making an impact everyday in communities throughout the state. They are your teachers,… Read More
At its October meeting, the UW Board of Regents heard a student enrollment presentation that provided a sense of the size and scope of the UW’s instructional enterprise. The UW Office of Planning and Budgeting posted highlights of the presentation on its blog.
President Mark A. Emmert left the UW on Oct. 1, 2010, to become president of the NCAA. Provost Phyllis Wise is serving as interim president. See our Presidential Search page for more information.
The UW Office of Planning and Budgeting has launched a new blog called OPBlog: Higher Ed Junction. It will be a source for up-to-date information, including updates, analysis and links to the many things we work on such topics as the state budget and higher education policy news and trends. We invite you to check it out.