By Michael Tarm and Tammy Webber Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — The University of Illinois announced Aug. 7 that several administrators — including Chancellor Phyllis Wise, who resigned earlier this week — violated school policy by using private emails to hide sometimes sharply worded, disparaging correspondence from public view. Hundreds of pages of emails released […]
Over the past few years, Asian and Pacific Americans have been making great gains in education administration. Two years ago, former Seattle University Dean Wallace Loh became the president of the University or Maryland, College Park and has since guided the university through multiple challenges. North Seattle Community College President Mark Mitsui is headed to […]
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly This will be the first big week for our former Interim President Phyllis Wise of the University of Washington. She takes the helm as chancellor of the University of Illinois, Champagne with a student body of 41,000.
“Phyllis did a tremendous job in unprecedented times to preserve access to a quality college education and to train the work force of tomorrow. She is a thoughtful scientist, accomplished researcher and dedicated educator. Her skill, passion and leadership will serve her well at the University of Illinois. I wish her the best of luck.” […]
It’s with more than a tinge of sadness that we bid farewell to University of Washington (UW) Provost Phyllis Wise. It was announced on Wednesday, Aug. 3, that Wise is leaving the UW for a top position at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC).
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly University of Washington (UW) Provost Phyllis Wise, 66, has been named chancellor of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) and vice president of the University of Illinois system. Wise, a Chinese American, recently served as interim president of the UW, until Michael Young took over in April. Wise will […]
Last week, broadcast journalist Yang Lan, who was dubbed by CNN as China’s Oprah, visited the University of Washington to talk about
When Phyllis Wise was younger, she worried that her decision to start a family would stall her career. She knew she wasn’t advancing as quickly as her peers, and guilt plagued her.
Editor’s note: This month, Northwest Asian Weekly and the Seattle Chinese Post celebrate its 29th anniversaries. Each year, Publisher Assunta Ng
University of Washington (UW) Interim President Phyllis Wise has been selected by Asian Pacific Fund, a community foundation