Although there are many alumni whose commitment to the UW community deserves praise, few will leave a legacy quite as impressive as our very own Colleen Fukui-Sketchley.
Fukui-Sketchley was recently named the recipient of the 2015 Charles E. Odegaard Award - the UW’s highest achievement in diversity and an honor bestowed on individuals who embody the former UW’s president’s distinguished commitment to diversity.
Public higher ed funding remains below pre-recession levels in 47 states, according to a new report from the Center on Budget & Policy Priorities. A recovering economy has yet to undo the recession damage in states like Washington, which experienced a near 50 percent cut in public funding.
The first special session is over, and our state legislators have made little progress toward a final budget agreement. Lawmakers will get 30 more days to negotiate a compromise – or we face a July 1 government shutdown. What does this gridlock mean for the University of Washington?