Office of the President

June 8, 2021

With hope on the horizon, thank you for an incredible year of service

Ana Mari Cauce

Despite a challenging year, our community has achieved something incredible — not just sustaining our commitment to our mission, but strengthening it.


May 27, 2021

Caring for our community through the conflict in the Middle East

Ana Mari Cauce

As we have watched with great sadness and distress the longstanding tensions and conflict between Israelis and Palestinians erupt in a resurgence of violence, we must stand against hate and care for each other in this difficult time.


May 24, 2021

Beginnings of change hold promise, but our work must continue  

Ana Mari Cauce

This week marks one year since the killing of George Floyd. There is still much work to do to achieve the profound, sustained and systemic reforms needed for an equitable society, and that work is required of us.


May 19, 2021

AAPI Heritage Month is a celebration of impact then and now

Ana Mari Cauce

Each May, our nation celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month – an opportunity to learn about and pay tribute to the enormous and diverse contributions that Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have made throughout American history.


May 14, 2021

Through public and private investment, we can transform behavioral health care in Washington

Ana Mari Cauce

A visionary set of gifts from Ballmer Group will complement public investment in behavioral health care by expanding the training and workforce development pipeline.


May 7, 2021

Caring for our community through the COVID crisis in India

Ana Mari Cauce

For many of our faculty, staff and students – especially those with ties to India – this is a frightening and tragic time as that nation grapples with an ongoing and escalating COVID crisis.


May 3, 2021

State Senators Paull Shin and Al Bauer put education first

Ana Mari Cauce

We mourn the passing and honor the lives of former state senators Paull Shin, ’80 and Albert “Al” Bauer, both of whom left a lasting mark on Washington as advocates for higher education.


April 28, 2021

Mourning the loss of John Huynh

Ana Mari Cauce

As UW Bothell Chancellor Yeigh shared earlier today, we join all who are mourning the killing of John Huynh, and we are united in our shock at his senseless and tragic death.


April 20, 2021

A verdict for justice and a time for continued action

Ana Mari Cauce

George Floyd’s killing at the hands of a now-former police officer sparked a renewed urgency to our country’s needed reckoning with racism and inequity. Today, Floyd’s murderer was held accountable, but the hard work of creating a more just society must continue.


April 8, 2021

For Husky Giving Day, help create a world of good

Ana Mari Cauce

Today, Husky Giving Day is a chance to make an impact in the way that is most meaningful to you — it’s a 24-hour event to rally every member of our community to support the incredible array of people, programs, and causes that add up to the UW’s world-changing impact.


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