December 2016

Apply or nominate a student for the Husky 100

I know you will agree with me that UW Bothell Huskies are exceptional. I'd like to encourage the campus community to nominate an outstanding student to be part of the second class of the Husky 100 –  students who make the most of opportunities for engagement and represent the University’s values. Students can apply or be nominated.  I invite students to learn more at two workshops: Jan. 10, 4:30-5:30 p.m., UW1-103, and Jan. 11, noon-1 p.m in the ARC.
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Follow-up on a campus incident

I wanted to follow-up on an incident reported to us on Nov. 15 involving several Muslim women students who were allegedly approached by several men who then demanded that the women remove their hijabs. I asked our Campus Safety Director, Cham Kao, to investigate these serious allegations immediately. In the past two weeks, Cham worked to follow up on the allegations. To date, he has not been able to verify the incident. The fears raised by this incident are real, and I remain committed to create a safe campus for all.
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