UW Foundation Chairs’ Corner

The Chairs’ Corner is a bimonthly message about various facets of the University from the chairs of the UW Foundation Board of Directors (current chair, vice-chair and immediate past chair). These messages, written by Joyce Brewster, are distributed to Foundation Board members, UW deans and chancellors, and Advancement staff. They are archived here in reverse chronological order.

Archives

2012

  • December - Genes and Switches
  • April - Deep Diving at the Henry Art Gallery
  • February - Pharmacists without Borders

2011

  • December - Husky Promise
  • October - Summer Institute for Mathematics
  • June - Researching Traumatic Brain Injury
  • April - Living with Budget Cuts
  • February - College of the Environment

2010

  • December - Tom Stritikus and the UW College of Education
  • October - Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)
  • June - The Dream Project
  • April - Experimental Education Unit (EEU) and the Norris & Dorothy Haring Center for Applied Research and Training in Education
  • February - African American History Month

2009

  • November - Husky Advantage Program
  • September - Health Care Reform
  • June - Hubble Telescope Repair – Bruce Balick
  • March - UW Bothell and UW Tacoma campuses
  • January - Studies at Rome Center and Sichuan University

2008

  • September - Undergraduate Admissions
  • June - Campaign UW – Chairs’ Reflections
  • May - Consolidated Endowment Fund
  • April - Medical Scientist Training Programs
  • March - Foster School of Business Student Competitions
  • February - Geraldine Dawson and Autism Center
  • January - Husky Stadium

2007

  • December - Legislative Budget Process
  • November - Global Warming
  • October - Research Centers
  • September - UW World Series
  • July - UW Tower Acquisition and Occupancy
  • May - 2007 Legislative Session
  • April - Dr. Constance Lehman - Breast Cancer Research
  • March - Interdisciplinary Programs: DXARTS
  • February - New Campaign Goal: $2.5 Billion
  • January - Ruckelshaus Center

2006

  • November - College of Engineering New Dean – Matt O’Donnell
  • October - Husky Promise
  • September - Faculty Fellows Program
  • June - Faculty Field Tour
  • May - International and Global Studies
  • April - Student Public Art
  • March - Sustainability & College of Forest Resources – Dennman gift
  • February - UW Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine
  • January - First Among Public – 21st Century Rhodes Scholars

2005

  • December - Don Brownlee and Stardust
  • November - President Emmert’s Vision – Annual Address to the UW Community
  • October - Hurricane Katrina – Student Resource Center
  • September - Faculty/Staff/Retiree Campaign for Students
  • August - Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
  • July - Tactile Graphics Project - Richard Ladner

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