The University of Washington was founded in 1861 and is located in Seattle, Washington It is a public research university and is the Hagshie institution of the six public universities in Washington. Also known as UW. It has two other campuses located in Tacoma and Bothell The UW is one of the largest universities in United States as well as one of the oldest universities on the west coast of the United States. The president of the UW is Ana Mari Cause and Jerry Baldasty is the Provost of the University the UW has over 26 libraries which place it among one of the largest university systems in USA . The University of Washington is also a member of the Association of American Universities . The UM is endowment is approximately $296 Billion The University of Washington has 16 colleges and schools such as the college of Arts & Sciences, the college of Built Environments, the foster school of Business, the school of Dentistry, the college of Education, the college of Engineering, the College of the Environment, the graduate school, the school of Law, the information school, the school of medicine, the school of Nursing, the school of Pharmacy, the Evans school of public policy and Governance, the school of public health, the school of social work. In Addition the UW has two named schools such as Paul G Allen School of computer Science and Engineering and the Henry M. Jackson school of International Studies. Some of the UW’s notable alumni include Henry M Jackson (US Senato), Pulitzer Prize-Winning author Marilynne Robinson, IRV Robbins(Baskin Robbins co-founder) Bruce Lee(Marital artist).