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Faculty Senate talks COVID mandates and more

Brooklyn Stevenson, Campus News Editor January 23, 2022

With much debate about how to improve the way faculty deals with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Faculty Senate meeting on Jan. 18 was packed full of different issues and points of view.  “Omicron...

Members of the faculty senate discussing agenda topics at the meeting on December 7, 2021

Faculty Senate presents data on budgets, hiring

Brooklyn Stevenson, Assistant Campus News Editor December 12, 2021

 A Faculty Senate meeting was held at the University Center with much debate about the 2023-2024 calendar, the December resolution for graduates, and data surrounding hired staff and budgets. Before...

What will spring look like? Interim Chancellor Jim Henderson answers the WSG

What will spring look like? Interim Chancellor Jim Henderson answers the WSG

Carina Lopez, Campus News Editor December 5, 2021

The Whitewater Student Government welcomed guest speaker Interim Chancellor Jim Henderson to discuss issues the university faces, among those were covid-19 policies. The chancellor joined the government...

Eight Warhawks Win $7k

Eight Warhawks Win $7k

Carina Lopez, Campus News Editor November 28, 2021

UW-Whitewater announced eight lucky Warhawks among the 70 students randomly selected for $7,000 scholarships as part of the UW-System’s Vax Up! “70 for 70” campaign. From those eight were sophomore...

Student government addresses sexual assaults, funding and mental health

Student government addresses sexual assaults, funding and mental health

Brooklyn Stevenson, Lifestyle Journalist November 14, 2021

The Whitewater Student Government (WSG) announced their continued efforts to try and prevent recurring sexual assaults on campus by reaching out to everyone in WSG and dividing into groups to tackle the...

Making connections in Student Affairs

Making connections in Student Affairs

Carina Lopez, Campus News Editor November 7, 2021

Tuesday's Student Affairs Town Hall meeting highlighted completed and upcoming work from each department’s leadership team, many of whom reported negative outcomes, but still continue to find ways to...

The UW-Whitwater Faculty Senate meets online Sept. 8.

Faculty Senate announces election results

Carina Lopez, Campus News Editor November 7, 2021

The UWW Faculty Senate filled about half of its positions in the latest faculty election on October 26.  With 23 positions open, the senate filled 12, leaving 11 vacant seats. For faculty interested...

Dining Services understaffed and struggling

Dining Services understaffed and struggling

Carina Lopez, Campus News Editor October 31, 2021

The UW-W Dining Services finds themselves short-staffed with about 75 empty student positions and 15 empty full-time positions, leaving them in a struggling position to serve the student population.  Resident...

Fall faculty meeting

Fall faculty meeting

Carina Lopez, Campus News Editor October 24, 2021

The first all-faculty senate meeting of the year laid out the best practices to adopt on canvas linking it to higher student success in the classroom, among other topics of discussion.  Assistant professor...

WSG to act on ways to better student education and life overall

WSG to act on ways to better student education and life overall

Carina Lopez, Assistant Campus News Editor October 17, 2021

A laptop purchase program and a strategic plan to combat sexual misconduct were presented in last week’s Whitewater Student Government meeting. The two-year preparation of the Act Establishing a UW-Whitewater...

From left to right:  Associate Vice Chancellor Kenny Yarbrough, Matt Phoutavong, Aaron Xiong, Cassell Yang, Paige M. Uchida and Destiney L. Johnson speak at the student panel of the 2021 Diversity Forum Thursday, Oct. 7.

Diversity Forum features Asian ethnicities

Brianna Korich, News Jornalist October 10, 2021

In the fall enrollment of 2020-2021, just 1.9 percent of undergraduate students and 3.5 percent of graduate students were Asian American, Native Hawaiian or of Pacific Islander descent. But that small...

Faculty Senate Chair Tracy Hawkins

New Title IX policy

Brianna Korich, News Journalist October 3, 2021

Tuesday, Sept. 28, the Faculty Senate held its second meeting of the month via WebEx to discuss a new policy made for Title IX, developmental courses and the next meeting location.  The Title IX policy...

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