University of Washington Tacoma Officers of Administration
Sheila Edwards Lange, Chancellor
Andrew Harris, Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Mentha Hynes-Wilson, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
Sylvia James, Vice Chancellor for Finance & Administration
Leslie Kinkade, Interim Vice Chancellor for Advancement
Elavie Ndura, Vice Chancellor for Equity and Inclusion
Patrick Pow, Vice Chancellor for Information Technology
Joe Lawless, Chief Strategy Officer
Ali Modarres, Assistant Chancellor for Community Partnerships
University of Washington Officers of Administration
Ana Mari Cauce, President
Tricia Serio, Provost and Executive Vice President
François Baneyx, Vice Provost of Innovation
Andreas Bohman, Vice President for Information Technology
Cheryl A. Cameron, Vice Provost for Academic Personnel
Lou Cariello, Vice President for Facilities
Mary Gresch, Senior Vice President for Advancement
Sarah Norris Hall, Vice Provost for Planning & Budgeting
Rickey Hall, Vice President for Minority Affairs and Diversity
Randy Hodgins, Vice President for External Affairs
Tamara Josserand, Vice President for Development
Mindy Kornberg, Vice President for Human Resources
Brian McCartan, Vice President for Finance
Simon Neame, Dean, UW Libraries
Mari Ostendorf, Vice Provost for Research
Philip J. Reid, Vice Provost for Academic and Student Affairs
Jeffrey Riedinger, Vice Provost for Global Affairs
Paul Rucker, Vice President for Alumni & Stakeholder Engagement
Denzil Suite, Vice President for Student Life
Ed Taylor, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Academic Affairs
Joy Williamson-Lott, Dean, Graduate School
University of Washington Board of Regents
Jay Cunningham, Student Regent
Leonor R. Fuller
Constance W. Rice
Blaine Tamaki, Vice Chair
David Zeeck, Chair
Vision, Mission, Values
The University of Washington Tacoma fosters a thriving and equitable society by educating diverse learners and expanding knowledge through partnership and collaboration with all our communities.
As an urban-serving university, we:
Expand access to higher education in an environment where every student has the opportunity to succeed
Foster scholarship, research and creativity to address the challenging problems of our time and place
Partner and collaborate for common good
Catalyze the economic and social vitality of the region
The University of Washington Tacoma values:
The University of Washington Tacoma is accredited as a unit of the University of Washington by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. Individual academic programs may have other accreditations as well (learn more about degree programs).
State Board of Education Certificates
The University of Washington Tacoma is authorized by the State Board of Education to offer professional certificate programs in education for administrators and teachers. UW Tacoma prepares and recommends individuals for the following state certificates:
Initial Teaching Certificate (K-8)
Educational Administration Certificate (for principals and program administrators)
Veterans Benefits Approval Statements
Selected programs of study at UW Tacoma are approved by the Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board's State Approving Agency (WTECB/SAA) for enrollment of those eligible to receive benefits under Title 38 and Title 10, USC.
UW Tacoma does not and will not provide any commission, bonus, or other incentive payment based directly or indirectly on success in securing enrollment or financial aid to any persons or entities in any student recruiting or admissions activities or in making decisions regarding the award of student financial assistance.
The University of Washington reaffirms its policy of equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran. This policy applies to all programs and facilities including, but not limited to, admissions, educational programs, employment, and patient and hospital services.
Any discriminatory action can be a cause for disciplinary action. Discrimination is prohibited by Presidential Executive Order 11246 as amended; Washington State Gubernatorial Executive Orders 89- 01 and 93-07; Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Washington State Law Against Discrimination RCW 49.60; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; State of Washington Gender Equity in Higher Education Act of 1989; Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990; Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 as amended; Age Discrimination Act of 1975; Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Act of 1972 as amended; other federal and state statutes, regulations; and university policy. Coordination of the compliance efforts of the University of Washington with respect to all of these laws and regulations is under the direction of the Director for Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, Lorre Allen, University of Washington Equal Opportunity Office, Box 351240, 442A Gerberding Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, 206-543-1830
Additional information concerning the equal opportunity and affirmative action policies and procedures, including complaint procedures, is in the Operations Manual, D46.1, D46.2, D46.3 and D46.4, and the UW Handbook, Vol. IV, p. 44.
For information on reasonable accommodation for students with disabilities, call Disability Resources for Students, 253-692-4522 or 253-692-4413 (TTY) or firstname.lastname@example.org.