University of Washington, Bothell Chancellor Kenyon Chan appointed Marilyn E. Cox as the new vice chancellor for administration and planning.
Cox will provide leadership and coordination of operational and administrative activity; develop appropriate services and coordinate enhancements to existing service levels; develop and implement administrative policies and procedures; and coordinate administrative activities among the three campuses of the university.
In this capacity, Cox will oversee management of the following units: facility services, finance and administration, human resources, security and campus safety and transportation services.
Cox has more than 20 years of experience in higher education planning, budgeting, personnel management and project development. She comes to UW- Bothell from UW-Seattle, where she was the assistant vice provost for capital planning.
Cox received her bachelor of arts degree in environmental studies/geology from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and has completed extensive continuing education in communications, law and management, including the UW Cascade School of Management. She is a member of the Society of College and University Planners.
Cox will replace Craig Purkey, interim vice chancellor, who will be retiring after serving UW-Seattle from 1976-1998 and UW-Bothell from 2006-2008.