Academic Human Resources (Faculty HR)

UW Tacoma is committed to fostering a community of educators who are dedicated to creating the best possible learning experience for our students. Achieving this goal requires employing quality faculty and motivated academic staff.

Academic HR News

Congratulations to the following faculty on their recent award to promotion and/or tenure:

Awarded Tenure and Promoted to Associate Professor
Sushil Oswal, School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences
Jenny Sheng, Institute of Technology
Arindam Tripathy, Milgard School of Business
Anne Wessells, Urban Studies

Promoted from Associate Professor to Professor
Yonn Dierwechter, Urban Studies
Lisa Hoffman, Urban Studies

Promoted from Full-Time Lecturer to Senior Lecturer
Teresa Holt-Schaad, Social Work Program

Congratulations to the following faculty that will be recognized at the Spring Celebration:

Distinguished Teaching Award:
Ellen Moore, School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences
Distinguished Research Award:
Peter Horak, School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences
Community Engagement Award
Marcy Stein, Diane Kinder and Kathy Zapp, Education
Michael Kula, School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Science


Open Faculty Positions

Information about current positions seeking applicants is located on the UW Academic Human Resources website. Find detailed information HERE.

UW Tacoma Grand Staircase with snow. Photo by Kevin Freitas.

Stormy Weather: Update on Inclement Weather Policies

November 23, 2015

It's the season for tire chains, flooded roads, downed trees and power outages. Here's a reminder about UW Tacoma stormy weather policies and a guide to information about closures and delays.

UW Tacoma Convocation

Record Enrollment Drives Diversity, Access

November 17, 2015

As one of the fastest-growing public university campuses in Washington, UW Tacoma is fulfilling its mission of offering a great UW education and great access.

University Y Wins National Award

November 10, 2015

The University Y Student Center received a National Award of Excellence from the Design-Build Institute of America at its 2015 annual awards ceremony in Denver.