UW Impact

September 30, 2015

Washington is the only state in the country that will actually lower four-year college tuition costs. UWAA member dues support UW Impact, which is the UWAA’s legislative advocacy program. Since 2010, UWAA members and alumni from around the state have joined together to stand up for the UW and public higher education. Together, we’ve sent thousands of messages to our

May 28, 2015

Stay Tuned: Budget Gridlock Heads to 2nd Overtime

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? Key challenges include: Tuition costs remain a mystery until a budget is

May 6, 2013

Special Session Looms – Act Now

Our legislators are on break until May 13, but we aren’t! Help us keep the UW and higher education at the top of our elected officials’ minds by taking action today.  Click here to send an automated message to your legislators while they contemplate the budget this week.  Better yet, consider contacting them at their district offices – they’re back in our

March 7, 2013

Spring 2013 Town Hall Meetings

Stand up and speak out on behalf of the UW and higher education! Legislators are coming to a town hall meeting near YOU on March 16 or later.  Check the latest schedule of town hall meetings at the link below.  Most will be held on Saturday, March 16.  2013 Town Hall Meetings What will you say at your town hall

February 4, 2013

Alumni Week of Action

It’s ON.  UW Impact is proud to join WSU Impact and WWU Advocates in pushing our alumni to contact their legislators this week (2/4) in support of higher education.  The timing is right: the reinvestment proposal ($225 million in exchange for a 2-year resident undergraduate tuition freeze at all 6 public universities) is gaining momentum.  Join us by clicking TAKE ACTION

August 23, 2011

Thank you, Colleen: An interview with departing UWAA President Colleen Fukui-Sketchley

Recently former UWAA President Colleen Fukui-Sketchley sat down with UW Impact intern Kiana Scott to reflect on UW Impact’s inaugural year, accomplishments, and hopes for the future. KS: As you look back on your term of service as University of Washington Alumni Association Board President, what is your proudest accomplishment? CFS: While I am proud of the many things we

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