Karaman Named Vice Chancellor for Administration and Planning

March 17, 2014
CONTACT: Laura Mansfield, 425-352-5406, lmans@uw.edu

Karaman Named Vice Chancellor at UW Bothell

BOTHELL, Wash. – Ana Karaman, Ph.D., has been named the new vice chancellor for administration and planning at the University of Washington Bothell. Karaman succeeds Marilyn Cox, who retired in December after six years with UW Bothell. Karaman will join UW Bothell May 1.

At UW Bothell, Karaman will manage a $60 million annual budget and develop strategic long-range financial plans for the campus. Karaman will also direct facilities planning.

“We are delighted to welcome Ana to our campus,” says Wolf Yeigh, UW Bothell chancellor. “Ana has a rare mix of proven financial acumen along with experience both as a faculty member and institutional researcher. She is going to provide outstanding leadership to this university as we continue on our trajectory of excellence and growth.”

Karaman is currently the vice provost for institutional planning, budget and effectiveness at the University of San Francisco, a position she has held since 2011. Before the University of San Francisco, she was the associate vice president for business and financial affairs at Samford University in Birmingham, Ala. She began her 11-year tenure at Samford as an assistant professor of political science and subsequently moved into administrative roles of increasing responsibility.

Karaman holds a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where she also earned a master of science degree in criminal justice. She has served two National Science Foundation Fellowships; the first at Princeton University and the second at Harvard University. She also studied jurisprudence at the Far-Eastern State University in Vladivostok, Russia.

About UW Bothell:  With more than 36 undergraduate and graduate degrees, options, certificates and concentrations, UW Bothell emphasizes close student-faculty interaction and critical thinking. UW Bothell builds regional partnerships, inspires change, creates knowledge, shares discoveries and prepares students for leadership in the state of Washington and beyond. For more information, visit www.uwb.edu.

Ana Karaman, Ph.D