UW Bothell honors Kenyon Chan and Shirley Hune with Legacy Award

 It was my honor to present the Legacy Award to Chancellor Emeritus Kenyon Chan, Ph.D., and Shirley Hune, Ph.D. at our recent Chancellor's Reception. The Legacy Award is presented annually to those who support the university’s mission to provide students access to excellence. Kenyon and Shirley have left an indelible impact on students, both through their teaching and scholarship and their financial support. Personally, I am grateful to Kenyon for being a mentor and friend to me. 
 
Kenyon and Shirley have been contributors to UW Bothell students' success since 2008 through their Kenyon Chan and Shirley Hune Endowed Scholarship. Kenyon Chan became the second chancellor of University of Washington Bothell in 2007 and served a six-year term.  Shirley is a professor emeritus in the College of Education at the University of Washington in Seattle.
 
Our long-time supporters know that Kenyon's tenure as chancellor was a period of great growth. Enrollment rose from about 1,900 full- and part-time students to more than 4,600. The university now has more than 5,200 students enrolled. In 2007, UW Bothell had a few core programs in three disciplines. Today the university has five schools with more than 45 undergraduate and graduate degrees, options, certificates and concentrations.  
 
Congratulations to Kenyon and Shirley. Thank you for your leadership and committment to our students.