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University of Washington President Ana Mari Cauce

UW President Ana Mari Cauce
President Ana Mari Cauce

Ana Mari Cauce is the 33rd president of the UW. A professor of psychology and member of the UW faculty since 1986, she was named president in October 2015.

Under her leadership, the UW is advancing all areas of its educational, research and service missions, with initiatives focused on innovation, race and equity, and population health.

Latest updates

  • Our University will not tolerate religious bigotry or harassment

    December 1, 2023

    During this difficult time for all who are affected by the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the recognition of our shared humanity is essential to ensuring an inclusive and welcoming campus environment conducive to engaged teaching and learning, scholarship and discovery, patient care and community service. The members of our large, diverse community bring a wide range of…

  • Collective responsibility is key to creating a safe and inclusive campus culture

    November 29, 2023

    Creating a welcoming and inclusive environment free from sex- and gender-based harassment is essential to delivering on our University’s promise to provide a vibrant working and learning experience for everyone in our UW community.

  • Our University has much to honor and celebrate for Native American Heritage Month

    November 20, 2023

    Throughout November, we take joy in honoring National Native American Heritage Month, a time to celebrate the many extraordinary accomplishments and contributions that Indigenous people and communities bring to our University and our world.



UW students in graduation attire

Race and Equity

All of us — students, faculty, staff and university leadership — have a responsibility to address our own biases and improve our university culture.


Dr. Sharon Brown Kunin, DO, family medicine, at the Northwest Primary Care Fremont Clinic.

Population Health

At the UW, we believe improving population health worldwide is a moral imperative, driven by our public mission of service to all.


Students work in a CoMotion Makerspace

Innovation Imperative

The UW Innovation Imperative empowers students and researchers to learn, discover and build solutions to tomorrow’s challenges.