Board of Regents

UW Board of Regents

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The University of Washington Board of Regents governs and stewards the University in succession to past citizens, and for the benefit of present and future citizens of the State of Washington, as provided by statute. The Board selects, supervises, and evaluates the University President. With exceptions, the Board delegates day-to-day administration of the University to the President, in consultation with the facultyin accordance with 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 meetings of the Board scheduled for Wednesday, August 11, and Thursday, August 12, 2021, are cancelled. The next regular meetings of the Board will be held on Wednesday, September 8, and Thursday, September 9, 2021.  Schedule and agendas will be available by noon on Friday, September 3, 2021.
  • For the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the Governor’s partial waiver of certain provisions of the Open Public Meetings Act, public commenters must sign up in advance via webform, email, or telephone.
    Sign up to provide public comment at the meetings of the Board on Wednesday, September 8, and Thursday, September 9, 2021, using the Request to Provide Public Comment form available at noon on Friday, September 3, 2021.
  • 2021 Meeting Schedule
  • 2020 Meeting Schedule
  • 2019 Meeting Archive
  • Due dates and formatting guidelines for Board Meeting items