Board of Regents

UW Board of Regents

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The University of Washington Board of Regents is the University’s governing body whose broad responsibilities are to supervise, coordinate, manage and regulate the university, as provided by state statute.

The Board of Regents consists of ten members, one of whom is a student. Regents are appointed by the governor to serve six-year terms, with the exception of the student regent, who serves a one-year term.

Meeting updates

  • The meeting of the Board scheduled for Wednesday, April 8, 2020, has been cancelled. The next regular meeting of the Board is scheduled for Thursday, April 9, 2020. Pursuant to Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 20-28, dated March 24, 2020, waiving certain provisions of the Open Public Meetings Act, this meeting will be conducted by telephone (dial 1-253-215-8782, enter code 903647907#) with the option of adding video conferencing (  View schedule and agendas.
  • Members of the public are invited to comment only during the Public Comment Period during the meeting of the full Board. Members of the public are asked to mute their microphones or telephones and to disable their cameras, unless they are called to the Public Comment Period, in order to prevent disruption to the meeting. Disrupting the orderly functioning of the meeting may constitute grounds for ejection.
  • Sign up to provide public comment at the meeting of the Board on Thursday, April 9, 2020, using the Request to Provide Public Comment form available at noon on Friday, April 3, 2020.
  • 2020 Meeting Schedule
  • 2019 Meeting Archive
  • Due dates and formatting guidelines for Board Meeting items