Ruth A. Johnston , PhD

Vice Chancellor for Planning & Administration, University of Washington Bothell , Bothell , Washington

Ruth Johnston, PhD, serves as Vice Chancellor for University of Washington Bothell Planning & Administration and provides leadership for administrative, financial, facilities, safety, information technology, governmental and community relations, and organizational excellence/human resource. Johnston is a longtime University leader, with 39 years of experience in areas including housing and food services, continuing education, human resources, financial management, finance and facilities, and student fiscal services. Prior to assuming her role at UW Bothell in January 2017, she served as Associate Vice President and Chief of Staff for the UW Planning & Management, with responsibility for units including organizational excellence, UW Sustainability and the business diversity program.