Office of the Provost

Provost and Executive Vice President

Jerry Baldasty

Gerald J. (Jerry) Baldasty was named Provost and Executive Vice President, effective June 1, 2016. He joined the faculty at the University of Washington in 1978, and is a professor of Communication and an adjunct professor in two departments (Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies, and in American Ethnic Studies). Biography


Meet the Husky 100

The Husky 100 is a new award recognizing 100 UW undergraduate and graduate students who exemplify the Husky Experience. Leaders, innovators, activists, teachers, change agents – get to know these outstanding students. Explore

Outstanding Public Service Award nominations

Do you know of a faculty or staff member who has made exemplary contributions to the common good through public service? If so, we urge you to nominate him or her for the University’s 2017 Outstanding Public Service AwardDeadline: Monday, February 6, 2017.


Be Boundless video series

Brand Video

What does it mean to Be Boundless? At the UW, our pride and passion are limitless. And so is our belief that together, we will change the world. All it takes is the first step. So what are you waiting for?


Provost report series on trends and issues in higher education


Leadership reviews


Leadership searches


The University of Washington Pact with Students


UW accreditation

Regional accreditation is a process of recognizing educational institutions for performance, integrity and quality that entitles them to the confidence of the educational community and the public. Read more