SHANKAR HONORED WITH 2008
DISTINGUISHED TEACHING AWARD: Dr.
Gowri Shankar, an Associate Professor in the
Business Program, was named UW Bothell's 2008 Distinguished Teaching Award
Recipient. Shankar has taught courses in finance, accounting and economics at
UW Bothell since 2001. In doing so, he has built a reputation among both his
students and his faculty colleagues as a dedicated teacher with a strong
commitment to the long term intellectual and professional development of all
OFF-RAMP A GO: Mowat Construction Co. was selected in January to build the SR 522
UW Bothell/Cascadia Community College South Campus Access project. This highly
anticipated project will allow the campus to expand to 10,000 full-time
students. Preliminary construction on the $50.7 million project is slated to
begin this spring.
VICE CHANCELLOR NEWS:Marilyn Cox joins UW Bothell
as Vice Chancellor for Administration and Planning. "She brings a great deal of
expertise in areas of fiscal management and planning which are essential as we
continue to build our campus and expand our resources to meet the needs of the
residents of the greater Puget Sound region,"
said Chancellor Kenyon Chan. ... Cox replaces Craig
Purkey, Interim Vice Chancellor, who
will retire after serving UW Seattle
from 1976-1998 and UW Bothell from 2006-2008. ... Also, Susan Jeffords' appointment
to the Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs was recently made permanent.
Jeffords joined UW Bothell in September of 2007 as Interim Vice Chancellor.
PRESIDENT'S HONOR ROLL: UW Bothell has been named to the President's Higher Education
Community Service 2007 Honor Roll for its leadership in a variety of community-based
service learning projects including: Space Huskies, Restoration Ecology
Tent City 4 and the Juanita Elementary Literacy Project.
SAFE FOR SALMON: UW Bothell and Cascadia
received the Salmon-Safe designation for safeguards deployed to protect water
quality and salmon habitat, as well as commitments the campus has made to
further reduce its environmental impact.
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