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A Message from the Board of Trustees
Anne Hamilton, 2015-2016 LWTech Board of Trustees Chair
It’s an honor and privilege to serve on the LWTech Board of Trustees. The work we do, along with the faculty and staff, truly makes a difference in the lives of students. As the only public Institute of Technology in Washington state, students choose LWTech because they are ready to make a change in their careers — and their lives. The trustees appreciate
Advocating on behalf of the college is something that we take very seriously. We strive to make a strong and positive impact for LWTech by meeting with legislative representatives during challenging legislative sessions, like this past year. We also meet regularly with state
and national representatives, local business leaders,
and collaborate with the LWTech Foundation Board, in partnership with LWTech President, Dr. Morrison Goings, to advocate on behalf of the college. We believe that bringing LWTech’s stories and influence to the broader community will forge deeper connections — both locally and nationally.
Our hope, as you read through this report, and as you learn more about the great work being done at LWTech, is that you too will become an advocate for the college. Together, we can keep growing student success!
2015-2016 Board of Trustees
Anne Hamilton, Chair Dr. Lynette D. Jones, Vice Chair Neil Johnson Darrell S. Mitsunaga Bruce J. Reid
the work each person at the college does to help students realize their educational goals.
Trustees are often asked about the college, and we
are always excited to share the amazing stories of our students, faculty, and staff. Some of the great joys we experienced this past year included awarding tenure to three deserving faculty members, honoring students nominated to the Phi Theta Kappa All-Washington Academic Team, and nominating an exceptional student candidate for the Washington State Association of College Trustees Transforming Lives Award.
Lake Washington Institute of Technology's total liability for claims arising from a contractual relationship with the student in any way related to classes or programs shall be limited to the tuition and expenses paid by the student to the college for those classes or programs. In no event shall the college be liable for any special, indirect, incidental, or consequential damages, including but not limited to, loss of earnings or pro ts. Lake Washington Institute of Technology does not and will not provide any commission, bonus, or other incentive payment based directly or indirectly on success in securing enrollment or  nancial aid to any persons or entities engaged in any student recruiting or admissions activities or in making decisions regarding the award of student  nancial assistance. Lake Washington Institute of Technology is committed to providing equal access for students with disabilities. Information about instructional accommodations and equipment is available from the Disability Support Services coordinator, (425)739-8300, or TDD (425)739-8109.
Lake Washington Institute of Technology values equality of opportunity, human dignity, racial, cultural and ethnic Lake Washington Institute of Technology values equality of opportunity, human dignity, racial, cultural and ethnic diversity both as an educational institution and as an employer. The college provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race or ethnicity, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, genetic information, or veteran status. The college complies with applicable laws prohibiting discrimination and harassment in employment, educational programs and admissions, including Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990, the Age Discrimination Act and the state law against discrimination, chapter 49.60 RCW. Inquiries regarding compliance procedures and complaints may be directed to the college’s A rmative Action O cer: Executive Director, Human Resources, A rmative Action O cer/Title IX Coordinator, 11605 132nd AVE NE, Kirkland, WA 98034, (425) 739-8212 or (425) 739-8122 (TDD).
The contents of this publication were developed with funds from the Carl D. Perkins Act. Any opinions,  ndings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily re ect the views of the National Science Foundation (NSF).
(NSF DUE #1458583 and NSF DUE #1502032)
Credits: Photos: Kimberly Goddard, Stewart Isett, Michael Mussman and LWTech Sta . Editor: Leslie Shattuck. Design: Kimberly Goddard. Writer: Mary Powers. A special thank you to LWTech and LWTech Foundation sta  for their help in the creation of the 2015-2016 Annual Report; and to the students and faculty who through their awards, achievements and amazing lives we are able to celebrate them today!

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