Evans School 50th Anniversary

From fall 2011 to fall 2012, the Evans School of Public Affairs—founded on September 1, 1961—celebrated 50 years as one of the nation’s top schools of public administration. Thank you for joining us as we commemorated a half-century of achievements. We look forward to the next 50 years of continuing our standard of excellence in educating enlightened public leaders.

All 50th anniversary events benefit student fellowships and school enrichment, ensuring access to a high-quality, professional Evans School education for all those interested in serving the public good, regardless of economic circumstances.

50th Anniversary Gala Dinner

Celebrate the close of a year of anniversary events with Evans School faculty, staff, students, alumni, and friends at an elegant gala dinner with a noteworthy address on public leadership by Melinda French Gates, co-chair and trustee, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
October 4, 2012 | HUB Ballroom, UW Seattle Campus | 6:30 p.m.

5k for 50 Years Run/Walk

Join our namesake, former Washington Governor Daniel J. Evans, to kick off our 50th anniversary celebration with the 5K for 50 Years. Walk or run this casual and fun course through the beautiful University of Washington (UW) campus, ending with a party fit for kids and adults alike.
October 2, 2011 | 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. | UW Seattle Campus

Washington, D.C. Alumni & Friends Reception

Reunite with your favorite faculty members and network with Evans School alumni and friends at a reception hosted by Dean Sandra O. Archibald.
November 4, 2011 | 6:008:00 p.m. | Washington Marriott, Washington, D.C.

50th Anniversary Faculty Roundtable Series

Connect with members of our internationally recognized faculty as well as dynamic community and world leaders for a series of roundtables exploring issues on the cutting edge of public policy and management.
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February 1, 2012; March 14, 2012; and May 2, 2012 | 5:307:00 p.m. | UW Seattle Campus

For more information about the Evans School's 50th anniversary and anniversary events, please contact Julie Klein, Advancement Services Officer, by email at juliek8@uw.edu or by phone at 206.221.3026.