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Chancellor Mark A. Pagano

The University of Washington Tacoma is one of the premier urban-serving universities and one of the fastest-growing public, master's-granting institutions in the nation. We are one of three UW campuses, and are proud to provide access to an excellent UW experience for citizens of the South Sound and beyond.

Whether you are the first in your family to attend college or following a family tradition of higher education, I welcome you to the Tacoma Husky family!


Town Halls

The next Chancellor's Town Hall will be held virtually on Monday, May 24 at 12:30PM. Everyone is welcome. You can submit questions for the Q&A portion to

Watch previous Town Halls

Photo os Chancellor Pagano talking with students on campus

Search for the next Chancellor

Chancellor Mark A. Pagano has announced that he will step down before Autumn Quarter 2021. UW Tacoma has now begun the search for its next leader.

More about the Chancellor search

Response to COVID-19

UW Tacoma is working closely with Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department (TPCHD) and with leadership at UW in Seattle as public health authorities throughout Washington state monitor the spread of COVID-19. Visit our Coronavirus/COVID-19 Facts and Resources page for the latest information.