UW Graduate School

Academic Affairs & Planning Office

The Office of Academic Affairs and Planning coordinates reviews of existing academic programs and of new graduate degree and certificate proposals for all three campuses. Academic Affairs and Planning staff also review and modify graduate program policies; coordinate the activities of the Graduate School Council; provide oversight and support for the Graduate School’s interdisciplinary programs, and support new academic initiatives.

For general inquiries, contact us at gsacad@uw.edu or 206.685.3519.

Leadership

Rebecca Aanerud
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs & Planning
raan@uw.edu | 206.543.5139
assistant: Lillian Gaya lgaya@uw.edu | 206.685.3519

Academic Affairs & Planning Staff

David Canfield-Budde
Director, Academic Affairs & Interdisciplinary Programs
interdisciplinary programs; graduate policy
dacan@uw.edu | 206.685.6664

Robert Corbett
Coordinator of New Programs
coordination with undergraduate proposals; proposal tracking
rcorbett@uw.edu | 206.616.0657

Katy DeRosier
Director of Program Development
new initiatives for The Graduate School and Office of the Provost
katyd2@uw.edu | 206.221.1437

Lillian Gaya
Assistant to the Deans
program review logistics; Graduate Faculty; Graduate School Council
lgaya@uw.edu | 206.685.3519

Wesley Henry
Academic Program Specialist
new program proposals; academic program review; graduate policy
weshenry@uw.edu | 206.685.5428

Augustine McCaffery
Senior Academic Program Specialist
new program proposals; academic program review; graduate policy
amccaf@uw.edu | 206.221.3628

Jean Rogers
Program Operations Specialist
Near & Middle Eastern Studies PhD; Urban Design & Planning PhD; Individual PhD
jeanp@uw.edu | 206.543.6398

Campus Liaisons

Mayumi Willgerodt
Director of Graduate Studies, UW Bothell
mayumiw@uw.edu | 425.352.3485