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Money on the mind

Money on the mind

Spring Faculty Meeting
Alicia Dougherty, Assistant News Editor April 4, 2021

Over a $110.4 million budget initiative was discussed in Tuesday’s All Faculty Spring Meeting.  Chancellor Dwight Watson hopes for a reconstructed budget with the state legislature and the Joint...

'Think big and be bold'

‘Think big and be bold’

Chancellor Chat highlights new strategic plan
Alicia Dougherty, Assistant News Editor March 28, 2021

UW-Whitewater Chancellor Dwight Watson is discussing plans with campus shared governance leaders for a new strategic plan that will be put into effect in the spring of 2022. The chancellor explained that...

Effects of university debt

Effects of university debt

Michael Bose, Journalist March 21, 2021

 Vice Chancellor for Administrative Affairs Taryn Carathers joining the Whitewater Student Government to discuss positive effects of the debt that the university endured.   Carathers first talked...

Staff support you

Staff support you

Alicia Dougherty, Assistant News Editor March 7, 2021

A city-wide power outage delayed this month’s Mar. 4 University Staff Council (USC) meeting until around 11 a.m. keeping the virtual gathering brief, but uplifting with a focus on how staff can support...

UW-Whitewater Chancellor Dwight C. Watson visited the Warhawk Pantry on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, to tour the pantry and to help Sustainability Director Wesley Enterline transport care bags stored at the pantry to Clem Hall to be given as needed to students in quarantine. The bags were assembled with treats, food, cards, games and gifts by students in the University Honors Program. (UW-Whitewater photo/Craig Schreiner)

Chancellor addresses faculty concerns

'We need unity'
Nichole Learman, Journalist February 28, 2021

Chancellor Dwight Watson was put in the spotlight during last week's Faculty Listening Session where his ability to meet expectations as a leader for UW-Whitewater was challenged. Despite concerns, a majority...

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....

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