Office of the President


November 11, 2019

Our global alumni network lets us tackle big ideas all over the world

Ana Mari Cauce

Thanks to our global community, we have unique opportunities to share the quest for knowledge and discovery far beyond our campuses. This weekend, I was honored to take part in one such opportunity: Converge Taipei.

November 5, 2019

Come together to honor – and support – our veterans

Ana Mari Cauce

The University of Washington is proud to honor all veterans, especially the students, faculty, staff, alumni and parents who are part of our UW family. Throughout the week leading up to our annual Veteran’s Day Ceremony, we are hosting events to celebrate our veterans and help our community better understand how to support our friends and colleagues who have served.

November 1, 2019

The UW’s global reach creates opportunities for all

Ana Mari Cauce

Today, we officially launch the Center for International Relations & Cultural Leadership Exchange, or CIRCLE, to streamline and enhance support for international students, global education and opportunities for cross-cultural exchange. The launch of CIRCLE coincides with UW Global Month, a chance to celebrate our global impact and highlight the many opportunities for students, faculty and staff to experience and share the richly diverse cultures that shape our community.

October 17, 2019

New Burke Museum builds priceless connections to our people and our past

Ana Mari Cauce

Last week marked the opening of the new Burke Museum, a beautiful and innovative home for this priceless public resource, which is so integral to our campus and state. For a great public university like the UW, the Burke is a vital bridge connecting our core mission of education and discovery to the public.

September 23, 2019

Welcome to a new academic year!

Ana Mari Cauce

The start of a new academic year at the University of Washington is always an exciting season — a time for friends and colleagues to reunite, a fresh new page for returning students and a whole new chapter for those just beginning their UW experience. I’m grateful to be kicking off the UW’s 159th year with our whole community.

August 20, 2019

Everyone counts in the upcoming 2020 Census

Ana Mari Cauce

Next year, the federal government will make an effort to count every person in the country as part of the 2020 Census. This national exercise is essential for our democracy. And ensuring it is as accurate as possible – which relies on your participation – is vital for our collective success.

June 3, 2019

Thank you, Grant County, for being great neighbors in the UW’s time of need

Ana Mari Cauce

Yesterday’s visit to Quincy High School in Grant County with the Husky Band was a fabulous opportunity to say THANK YOU to all the members of this community.

April 21, 2019

Sri Lanka attacks are the latest attempt to divide us, yet we stand united 

Ana Mari Cauce

The brutal bombing attacks in Sri Lanka have filled the world with sorrow and horror, and we send our deepest condolences to the victims, survivors and Sri Lankan community worldwide in solidarity. These attacks struck several hotels and churches, and the targeting of Christian worshippers as they gathered to mark Easter is an attack on…

April 10, 2019

Creating a more welcoming working and learning environment at the UW

Ana Mari Cauce

The University plans to undertake a university-wide climate survey to examine the learning and working experiences of our students, faculty and staff on our three campuses. This survey is a critical tool for gathering information and perspective about our community’s lived experiences to understand what fosters – and impedes – the sense of belonging that is so necessary to thrive and succeed. In the coming months, you will hear more about this confidential survey, which will take place from October 8 to November 8, 2019. Students, faculty, and staff across all three campuses will be invited to participate.

March 15, 2019

Attack on Christchurch mosques is an attack on values we ALL share

Ana Mari Cauce

Today we join the global community in grief and sympathy for the victims of the attacks on the Al Noor and Linwood Mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, one of Seattle’s sister cities. This despicable act of terror aimed at Muslims is an assault on the values honored by ALL people of good faith: love, peace, friendship and awareness of our shared humanity.

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