Three finalists emerge for position of student regent

As the academic year comes to a close, the UW campus is abuzz with student and administrative politics. A small but greatly impactful part of these politics is the election of the student regent, which partakes in the UW board of regents’ decisions for the 2016-17 academic year. The regents have a number of roles,Continue reading “Three finalists emerge for position of student regent”

Application open for most powerful student position, free tuition

The UW is predominantly run by 10 people on the board of regents, and one of those positions is up for application: student regent, which comes with full tuition payment. The board has a number of roles, including overseeing the university’s budget, establishing entrance requirements, and creating new departments.  Matters relating to the hiring, discipline,Continue reading “Application open for most powerful student position, free tuition”

UW faculty voices opinions in survey before Inslee appoints regents

Gov. Jay Inslee will soon select or reappoint two regents to occupy the seats of board of regents’ whose terms have expired. While those appointments lay in temporary limbo, the UW faculty weighed in on what they think a regent should prioritize. It is unknown at this point when Inslee will make his decision. Currently,Continue reading “UW faculty voices opinions in survey before Inslee appoints regents”