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Suit reveals UW had only one candidate for president

May 12, 2017 - The Seattle Times

When it came time to vote on a new president in October 2015, the University of Washington had only one candidate, then-interim president Ana Mari Cauce. All the others withdrew from consideration for the job.

That's what the Washington Coalition for Open Government discovered after it sued the university for allegedly violating the Open Public Meetings Act when it voted to appoint Cauce.

Depositions taken in the case showed that among the other candidates, "none would be interviewed...