Faculty, Staff and Retiree Appreciation Event

In early April, Chancellor Wolf Yeigh hosted an event at the beautiful Novelty Hill Januik Winery to thank all of our faculty, staff and retirees who make financial contributions to the University of Washington. Bryce Wallace, ’16 SES graduate, gave thoughtful remarks about his time at UW Bothell and how appreciative he was to be the first recipient of the Bowers Family Endowed Scholarship. Everyone enjoyed catching-up, especially with some of our dearly missed retirees.  

We were able to capture some great photos from the evening – enjoy!

2017 Thank You Reception

Faculty, Staff and Retiree Endowment Campaign

Matching your Commitment to UW Bothell Students

As faculty and staff, you understand better than anyone the importance of supporting UW students. To celebrate the launch of the University’s most ambitious philanthropic campaign ever, we are pleased to announce a commitment of $5 million to honor you —our incredible faculty, staff and retirees— for your commitment to students.

For a limited time, the University will match gifts made by current and retired faculty and staff members to endowed scholarships and fellowships at a 50 percent rate. With your gift, you can help keep a UW Bothell education accessible for generations to come. Learn more about how endowments benefit UW in perpetuity.

Two Ways to Participate

There are two ways for faculty, staff and retirees to support students in the areas you care about most.  Both options provide a 50 percent match on a first-come, first-served basis until matching funds are exhausted. 

Option 1

Give to Pre-Selected UW Bothell Funds
(Any Amount)

Faculty, staff and retirees may make a gift of any amount to any of the five pre-selected UW Bothell endowments. These scholarships and fellowships have been identified as priority funds and will have an immediate impact on the lives of UW Bothell students. 

Choose from the list of eligible UW Bothell Funds.

For those who use payroll deduction to support an eligible endowment, your pledge payments will be matched each quarter until the matching funds are exhausted. 


Option 2

Create a New Legacy
($10,000 Minimum)

Endowing a scholarship fund is one of the most important ways a donor can invest in the future of UW students. Faculty, staff and retirees who commit to a minimum gift of $10,000 may establish a new endowed scholarship or fellowship. Alternatively, the gift can be directed to an eligible existing student endowment.

With a signed pledge form outlining your commitment, your matching dollars will be reserved for up to five years while you fulfill your pledge.  

Contact Melissa Arias at marias4@uw.edu or 425.352.3394 to learn more about this option.