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OMA&D announces Black Opportunity Fund endowment

Establishment of this new fund marks a major milestone allowing for support in perpetuity.

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  • UW Regent Constance Rice Elected as New Board Chair for Seattle Art Museum

    October 7, 2021

    Join OMA&D in congratulating UW Regent Constance Rice on her position as the chair of the Seattle Art Museum’s board of trustees. She began her chairwomanship on September 21, 2021. Regent Rice is believed to be the first Black woman to chair a major art museum in the United States. Regent Rice was recently featured…

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  • Former OMA&D VP Dr. Sheila Edwards Lange selected as chancellor of UW Tacoma

    July 14, 2021

    Dr. Sheila Edwards Lange ('00, '06) has been selected as the new chancellor of UW Tacoma beginning September 16, 2021 pending approval from the UW Board of Regents. Dr. Sheila Edwards Lange, University of Washington Tacoma chancellor Dr. Edwards Lange has a celebrated history with the University of Washington from her service as the vice…

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  • Kristian Wiles Appointed Associate Vice President for Student Success

    June 22, 2021

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    Kristian Wiles, Associate Vice President for Student Success effective July 1. Dear OMA&D Community, It gives me great pleasure to announce that Kristian Wiles has been appointed Associate Vice President for Student Success effective July 1. For the past year and a half, Kristian has served as Interim Assistant Vice President for Student Success. Prior…

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