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Company Overview of University of Washington
University of Washington is an educational institution that provides undergraduate, graduate, and research programs. It offers courses in business, social sciences, science, law, medicine, and public affairs. The schools of the university include College of Engineering, School of Dentistry, College of Architecture and Urban Planning, School of Pharmacy, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, School of Business, School of Humanities and Sciences, School of Law, School of Nursing, College of Ocean and Fishery Sciences, and School of Medicine. University of Washington was founded in 1861 and is based in Seattle, Washington.
Seattle, WA 98195
Founded in 1861
Key Executives for University of Washington
President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Investment Officer, Director, Investment Manager, and Research Analyst
Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs
Dean of College of Architecture and Urban Planning
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.
University of Washington Key Developments
University of Washington and Tsinghua University Announces Partnership to Create Global Innovation Exchange
Jun 18 15
University of Washington and Tsinghua University are partnering to create the Global Innovation Exchange (GIX), an institute dedicated to educating the next generation of innovators. With $40 million in foundational support from Microsoft, GIX will bring together students, faculty, professionals and entrepreneurs from around the world to collaborate on real-world technology and design projects. GIX will open its doors in the fall of 2016 with an inaugural master's degree in technology innovation, and will grow with additional degree and certificate programs and fields of study over the next decade. GIX will pioneer new models of global teaching and learning by directly connecting students and faculty through equal collaborations with research-led companies and non-profits in a holistic, project-based environment that will prepare students to help solve a range of global challenges, from the drive for sustainable development to the need for mobile health solutions. In addition to the University of Washington and Tsinghua University, GIX is being founded under a governance structure that will enable additional world-class research universities to join as equal partners in the future.
University of Washington Appoints Sally J. Clark as Director of Regional and Community Relations Effective May 18, 2015
Apr 2 15
Sally J. Clark, who has served on the Seattle City Council since February 2006, has been appointed director of regional and community relations at the University of Washington, effective May 18, 2015. Clark is wrapping up nearly a decade of Seattle City Council service and announced in February that she would not seek reelection. She most recently served as the chair of the Council's Committee on Housing Affordability, Human Services, and Economic Resiliency. She also worked on local hiring for city construction projects and the
city's minimum wage legislation. She served as council president from 2012 to 2013, and, among other appointments, serves as vice president of the Puget Sound Regional Council Economic Development District. Prior to joining the city council, Clark was director of community resources at the Lifelong AIDS Alliance, a nonprofit agency serving people living with HIV/AIDS in King County. She held several legislative aide positions, as well as neighborhood development posts, from 1997 to 2004. As UW's director of regional and community relations, Clark will lead the University's effort to link with surrounding neighborhoods, civic groups and local government. The Office of Regional and Community Relations works to build collaborative relationships between these groups through information sharing, and looks for new opportunities to match the UW's academic capital with needs in the region and community.
University of Washington Appoints Karin Nyrop as New Chief of University of Washington Division
Mar 16 15
Attorney General Bob Ferguson has appointed Senior Counsel Karin Nyrop as the new chief of his office's University of Washington (UW) Division. Nyrop brings 30 years of legal experience to this position. She has been with the division for 17 years, serving in a variety of roles, including assistant attorney general, team leader and most recently interimdivision chief. She is also a lecturer on design and construction law for graduate students in the university's construction management program. Prior to joining the Attorney General's Office in 1997, Nyrop served as a Washington Supreme Court Clerk, a private litigation attorney and a King County deputy prosecuting attorney. Nyrop is also a U.S. Army veteran. She enlisted after high school and served for three years as a military police officer.
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