Jay Inslee to Serve as Commencement Speaker for UW Bothell

Friday, May 01, 2009
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BOTHELL, Wash. - The University of Washington Bothell is pleased to announce U.S. Representative Jay Inslee as speaker for its 18th annual commencement ceremony.

Representative Inslee was selected for this honor for his active and strong support of higher education.  He is a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, 1st Congressional District for Washington state. Representative Inslee holds a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Washington and earned his law degree from Willamette University.
UW Bothell will hold its commencement on Sunday, June 14, 2:00-4:00 p.m. at the Bank of America Arena, Hec Edmundson Pavilion. It is expected that over 700 undergraduate and graduate students will participate in the ceremonies.

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About UW Bothell: The University of Washington Bothell was founded in 1990 to serve King and Snohomish counties and north Puget Sound area students seeking bachelor's and master's degrees. UW Bothell offers degree programs in applied computing, business, nursing, education, computing and software systems, interdisciplinary arts and sciences, cultural studies, and policy studies.  Additional information is available at