Kenyon Chan named as UW Tacoma interim chancellor

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Kenyon Chan (Photo from UW)

The University of Washington announced that Kenyon S. Chan, who retired from his chancellor position at UW Bothell last year, will become interim chancellor at the University of Washington Tacoma on March 16. He replaces Debra Friedman, who died Jan. 26 from lung cancer. The process of picking a new permanent chancellor has not yet started.

Chan took the leadership post at UW Bothell in 2007 and held it until his retirement last year.

Chan attended UCLA, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology, a master’s degree in special education, and a doctorate in educational psychology. He will be paid $18,720/month as interim chancellor. (end)

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