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UW Governance

Board of Regents
The aim and purpose of the University of Washington shall be to provide a liberal education in literature, science, art, law, medicine, military science and such other fields as may be established therein from time to time by the Board of Regents or by law.

Faculty Senate
The UW Faculty Senate shares university governance with the president and the academic deans, with powers delegated by both statute and the actions of the Board of Regents.

Shared Governance Sites
UW faculty share governance with the president and academic deans via Faculty Councils and the elected school, college and campus councils.

The administration includes the president, provost, vice presidents and vice provosts. Learn more about their roles, plus get contact information and Web links.