University of Washington Names Cauce as President
Ana Mari Cauce was recently selected to be the 33rd president of the The University of Washington. She is the first woman and the first Latina to serve as president of the public research university. Dr. Cauce participated in IPAM’s Latinos in the Mathematical Sciences Conference in April 2015 in the panel discussion on Latinos in STEM Disciplines and Higher Education. (Watch the video of the panel discussion.) At the time, she was serving as interim president for UW. President Cauce held numerous leadership positions at UW prior to this, including Director of the Honors Program, Chair of American Ethnic Studies, Chair of Psychology, Executive Vice Provost, and Dean of Arts and Sciences and most recently as Provost and Executive Vice President.