Office of the Provost

Provost’s Town Hall

UW Provost and Executive Vice President Mark Richards discussed excellence in teaching and learning; advancing diversity, equity and inclusion; and post-pandemic challenges and opportunities during a livestream event on Tuesday, February 15.

Livestream lecture, special guest and Q&A

Remarks from and Q&A with Mark Richards

Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
Professor of Earth and Space Sciences

Margaret O'Mara portrait

Faculty speaker Margaret O’Mara

Howard and Frances Keller Endowed Professor of History

Presenting on the 1918 flu, the current pandemic and how we move forward together.

Provost Richards and Professor O’Mara will be joined by students from O’Mara’s History of the Digital Age course.


ASL interpretation and closed-captioning provided.

Past events

2021

University of Washington Provost and Executive Vice President Mark Richards hosted a livestream discussion of academic excellence, the impact of the University’s work, and advancing diversity, equity and inclusion on March 16, 2021.

Provost Richards presented and answered questions following remarks from Assistant Professor of Art History Juliet Sperling and Vice President for Minority Affairs & Diversity Rickey Hall.

ASL interpretation and closed-captioning provided.

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Books

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2020

On February 26, 2020, Provost and Executive Vice President Mark Richards spoke on a range of topics including UW’s commitment to equity and inclusion, population health, campus construction, a data science minor for students majoring in non-STEM fields and much more.

Program

  • Gamelan Ensemble — UW students perform music from Malang in East Java, Indonesia, led by Christina Sunardi, associate professor and chair of Ethnomusicology.
  • Clean Energy   — Chemical engineering graduate student Gabriella Tosado discusses her research in clean energy.
  • Provost remarks followed by Q&A 

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2019

Provost and Executive Vice President Mark Richards discussed academic excellence, student success, and the UW’s budget and infrastructure at the Henry Art Gallery Auditorium on May 14, 2019.