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UW Board of Regents meets in Spokane

The UW Board of Regents traveled to Spokane in September for a community reception and its monthly meeting, the first of these meetings held in Spokane in many years. The community reception, held on September 7 at the historic Davenport Hotel, convened Regents, UW alumni and friends, and higher education leaders and supporters to celebrate new and ongoing partnerships and a shared commitment to eastern Washington.

UW President Ana Mari Cauce

UW President Ana Mari Cauce addresses the crowd at the reception

Ed Taylor at podium

UW Dean and Vice Provost Ed Taylor

Bill Ayer and gentlemen

L to R: Tom Johnson (Spokane Teachers Credit Union President), Bob McCaslin (state representative), Todd Mielke (CEO, Greater Spokane Incorporated), Bill Ayer (UW Regent)

Student leaders

Student leaders L to R: Tanya Kumar (ASUW Bothell president), Berkan Koroglu (ASUW Tacoma president), Soh Yeun (Elloise) Kim (GPSS president) and Daniele MeƱez (ASUW president)

Gilbert and Christi Smith

Gilbert Smith, M.D. ’64, and Christi Smith

Larry Lawton, Nancy Staub and Judd Case

L to R: Larry Lawton (instructor University of Washington/Eastern Washington University Region Initiatives in Dental Education program), Nancy Staub (Gonzaga professor) and Judd Case (Dean of Special Projects, Eastern Washington University)