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UW-W senior Purcell Pearson is crowned Homecoming King Oct. 11, 2019.

Student government honors Purcell Pearson

Carina Lopez Quintero, News Editor February 21, 2021

Whitewater Student Government (WSG) members presented legislation to recognize Purcell Pearson’s contributions to the university after his tragic passing Feb. 6, 2021. WSG unanimously passed the bill...

Academic Staff Assembly Chair Patricia Fragola leads the Feb. 8 meeting via WebEx.

Academic Staff Assembly debates UW-W budget

Michael Bose, Journalist February 15, 2021

The Academic Staff Assembly met Monday, Feb. 8 to discuss the implementation of mandatory COVID-19 testing and developments about the university budget.  First on the agenda was the new Coronavirus...

Whitewater Student Government starts the New Year with a unanimous resolution supporting pandemic health mandates at the Jan. 25 meeting.

WSG: The pandemic is not partisan

Carina Lopez Quintero, News Editor January 31, 2021

The Whitewater Student Government (WSG) unanimously passed a bill titled Resolution of Support for Wisconsin COVID-19 Protections during the first meeting of the semester Jan. 25. Governor Tony Evers...

Chancellor Watson

Chancellor Chat: Capitol riot and new COVID-19 testing guidelines

Alicia Dougherty, Assistant News Editor January 17, 2021

Chancellor Dwight Watson opened this month’s Chancellor Chat Monday, Jan. 11 emphasizing the university's mission to educate in light of the Jan. 6 riots at the U.S. Capitol. He encouraged civil discourse...

Faculty Senate seeks budget solutions

Faculty Senate seeks budget solutions

Samantha Butzen, Journalist December 13, 2020

The Faculty Senate discussed alternative actions to accommodate the university’s budget during its final meeting of the semester Tuesday, Dec. 7. No one wants to discuss the cutting of things that...

Black Student Union President Rahenya Anderson speaks at the Nov. 30 Whitewater Student Government meeting about renaming halls on campus.

Student government proposes renaming halls

Carina Lopez, News Editor December 6, 2020

The Whitewater Student Government (WSG) was joined by the Black Student Union (BSU) Nov. 30 to vote on a proposed bill to rename Laurentide and Starin Hall. The two bills were brought to WSG in hopes of...

ASA Chair Patricia Fragola leading the meeting

ASA votes on budget alterations

Andrew Abler, Journalist November 29, 2020

The UW-Whitewater Academic Staff Assembly (ASA) unanimously voted on Wednesday Nov. 18 to make changes to a budget resolution. The following academic year and its $17 million budget cuts led the discussion....

Faculty Senate Chair Tracy Hawkins addresses attendees at the Nov. 10 virtual meeting.

Increasing enrollment drives Faculty Senate agenda

Solutions for budget circulate amongst board members
Alex Manteufel November 15, 2020

Members of the UW-Whitewater Faculty Senate congregated via WebEx Nov. 10 for their monthly meeting to talk about the academic program & budget analysis, future enrollment targets, and other important...

Academic Staff Assembly Chair Patricia Fragola leads the Feb. 8 meeting via WebEx.

What will spring bring?

Academic Staff Assembly meeting
Nichole Learman, Journalist October 25, 2020

The University of Wisconsin Whitewater’s Academic Staff Assembly met for a meeting to address concerns surrounding student attendance during face-to-face classes and what it could result in for the upcoming...

Chairperson Tracy Hawkins addresses the Faculty Senate Tuesday, Oct. 13.

Faculty Senate faces challenging decisions

Samantha Butzen, Journalist October 18, 2020

Professors and campus leaders gathered over WebEx for their monthly Faculty Senate meeting Oct. 13  to pass a green energy resolution, a smoking ban, and to address other pressing topics in Academic Affairs.  Senators...

Whitewater Student Government checks in on COVID-19 efforts

Whitewater Student Government checks in on COVID-19 efforts

Increase in antigen testing
Andrew Abler, Journalist October 4, 2020

The UW-Whitewater Student Government (WSG) met virtually on Sept. 28 with an appearance made by Interim Provost Greg Cook to discuss the number of students being tested for COVID-19, and how they plan...

Academic Staff Assembly begins spring break plans

Academic Staff Assembly begins spring break plans

Katie Childs, Assistant News Editor September 27, 2020

The UW-Whitewater Academic Staff Assembly (ASA) met to discuss spring break plans, enrollment and class audits at the bi-weekly Sept. 23 meeting.  There was wide-spread concern over the possibility...

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