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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...

Senior student services specialist Jodi Ratcliff interprets as Provost John Chenoweth explains the projected number of enrolled students this year at the Academic Affairs Fall Forum Tuesday, Aug. 24.

University surpasses enrollment goal for freshmen

Carina Lopez, Assistant News Editor September 5, 2021

New Provost John Chenoweth led the Academic Affairs Fall Forum this year centered on COVID-19 requirements and enrollment. As of Aug. 24, roughly 70 percent of UW-Whitewater employees had submitted their...

Money on the mind

Money on the mind

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’

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

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...

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