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UW President Ana Mari Cauce will step down in June 2025, following a decade in office

UW President Ana Mari Cauce will step down in June 2025, following a decade in office

University of Washington President Ana Mari Cauce announced Wednesday that she will step down from her leadership role at the conclusion of her second five-year term in June 2025 — a transition that has been planned for several years with the UW Board of Regents — and return to her faculty position. In her upcoming final year in office, Cauce said she is committed to advancing the work of the UW and ensuring a smooth transition.

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