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 next meetings of the Board of Regents are scheduled for Wednesday, May 12, 2021, and Thursday, May 13, 2021.  Meetings will be held by telephone and video conference, unless legislative guidance changes.  Schedule and agendas will be available by noon on Friday, May 7, 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, May 12, 2021, and Thursday, May 13, 2021, using the Request to Provide Public Comment form available at noon on Friday, May 7, 2021.
  • 2021 Meeting Schedule
  • 2020 Meeting Schedule
  • 2019 Meeting Archive
  • Due dates and formatting guidelines for Board Meeting items