|Welcome to my Chancellor's Monthly Report, created specifically for University of Washington Bothell friends and supporters of the university. This Report highlights select UW Bothell events, news and information.|
In MemoriamLong-time UW Bothell supporter Richard 'Dick' Truly, passed away in early January. Dick was a great supporter of UW
Bothell and was recently honored at our September student convocation. Most notably,
he was instrumental in the sale of his former property, the Boone-Truly Ranch,
upon which the campus now resides.
The UW Bothell community extends our deepest sympathies to
his family, including his son, Jeff Truly, who is a valued UW Bothell staff
member. For information on donating to the Richard H. Truly Jr. Scholarship, please contact the Office of Advancement, 425-352-3642.
Donald Named Executive-in Residence Jim Donald, former CEO of Starbucks, has been named as
Executive-in-Residence for the Business Program. In this position, Donald
will provide valuable insight and mentoring to current students and faculty. He
will also support the program through lectureship on topics as broad as
leadership and business strategy to the all-important "What They Don't Teach
You in Business School."
Prior to his work at Starbucks, Donald served as Chairman,
President and CEO of Pathmark and President and Manager of Safeway's 130-store
Advisory Board AdditionsA special welcome to our
newest advisory board members: David Brooks, CEO of Providence Healthcare and Bill Ptacek, Director of the King County Library
Thank you for your service.
Freshman Programs Receive National Notice
UW Bothell's freshman program, the Discovery Core, received great attention when it was included
in a report on first-year seminars released by the National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition. Congratulations to Gray
Kochhar-Lindgren, Jennifer Droege, Sarah Leadley, Rebecca Price, Becky Rosenberg,
and Betsy Tippens for their contributions. Read the report online
Advisory Council Raises Funds to Support Faculty
The Business Program Advisory Council
reached a development milestone this month. The
Council received over $50,000 in pledges from its members to create an Advisory
Council Faculty Fellowship in Business. The Fellowship will support a new
faculty member over the first three years of their appointment to the Business Program.
members periodically consult with Program faculty and administration, sharing
practical experience and insights to ensure that Business Program graduates are
prepared to meet the unique challenges and opportunities faced by regional
businesses. Their generous contributions of time and treasure benefit both
faculty and students alike.
Legislative UpdateThe 2009 legislative session
started on Monday, January 12 and this 105-day session will focus on serious
budget issues as well as hundreds of policy related bills. The March
revenue forecasts will be the basis for the legislative budget development and
debate. We anticipate seeing a draft budget in late March.
UW Bothell is tracking many bills regarding higher education, economic stimulus, economic development and job
For more information, please contact
Kelly Snyder, UW Bothell's Director of Government and Community Relations, 425-352-3623.
Teamwork: Faculty and Student Research
Bothell sophomores will participate in an exciting research assignment with IAS
faculty Becca Price in early February. The team will travel to the Friday
Harbor Labs on San Juan Island to continue Price's work on examining intertidal
snail growth and N. lamellosa
the work of five UW Bothell MN students and Nursing faculty Suzanne Sikma,
Carol Leppa, Jereyln Resnick and Linda Westbrook was chosen for podium
presentation at the Western Institute for Nursing's 42nd Annual Communicating
Nursing Research Conference in Salt Lake City in April. The presentation is
titled "Collaborative Curriculum Revision: Process and Evaluation."
|Notable Events: Business, Science and Literature
Programs and the Biotechnology and Biomedical Technology Institute
Michael Martino, former President and Chief Executive Officer of Sonus
Pharmaceuticals, Inc., for a lecture and discussion on "The Strategic
Bio-Entrepreneur" in mid-January. The event also included a presentation on the
new Leadership MBA in Bellevue and the Technology MBA in Bothell, both offered
by UW Bothell. Applications
are now being accepted for the Autumn cohort.
for Their Lives literary series will present Laynie Browne on Tuesday, February
3, 6:30 p.m. on campus in the Library, room 205. Browne is the recipient of the
2007 National Poetry Series Award and the author of five full-length poetry
collections and one novel. Browne will present her work and participate in a Q
& A with the audience. The series is part of the Initiative for Creativity,
Performance and Research, provided by a UW Bothell Worthington Academic
Distinction grant. It is also generously supported by Barbara and Kent Chaplin
of Chaplin's Automotive Group.
The University of Washington is committed to providing equal opportunity and
reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and
employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability
accommodations, please contact Disability Support Services at 425.352.5307, TDD
425.352.5303, FAX 425.352.5455, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.