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Military veterans honored in campus ceremony

Military veterans honored in campus ceremony

Hailee Jenson, Staff Writer

November 16, 2016


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Veterans, students and community members gathered in the University Center Hamilton Room on Friday Nov, 11 to celebrate a day that Chancellor Beverly Kopper called one of the most humbling and inspiring days of the year.   “This day we recognize our veterans who have served our country with honor, ...

Regents vote unanimous

Emily Lepkowski, News Editor

October 13, 2016


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The UW System Board of Regents touched on five factors of college affordability including state funding, financial aid, cost to deliver, tuition as well as the time it takes students to graduate while discussing the resolution the Board unanimously approved on Sunday Oct 9. College affordability is an issue that ...

Budget cuts 40 positions, 42 courses

April 19, 2016


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Information compiled by Nathan Kober April 20, 2016   Faculty and program cuts are on the way for UW System colleges, according to a report from the Board of Regents. The portion of the report focusing on UW-Whitewater did not say how the campus will deal with the new cuts. According to...

Behind the gavel: The newest 13 UW System Regents

March 30, 2016


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By Nathan Kober March 30, 2016   In recent years, the UW System Board of Regents has added some new faces in the years since Gov. Scott Walker has stepped into his role. Those faces are Walker appointees. Public records show many of them are campaign donors, and with many weaved into a web o...

Letter to the Editor: Administration fails on shared governance

March 29, 2016


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March 29, 2015 On March10, the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents voted on new policies related to Faculty Tenure and Post-Tenure Review, among others. This was followed immediately by a note from the Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater to the campus community which included the follo...

Faculty respond to tenure changes

February 9, 2016


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By Nathan Kober Feb. 10, 2016   Policy changes granting UW campus administrators the ability to fire staff with tenure was approved by the education committee of the UW System Board of Regents on Feb. 5, at UW-Madison. The changes are part of the 2015-7 biennial state budget which removed tenu...

Budget 101: The lowdown on everything budget related and how it will affect UW-Whitewater

February 25, 2015


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  Feb. 25, 2015 By Alexandria Zamecnik   Three weeks after Gov. Scott Walker proposed his 2015-17 biennium budget and the UW System is still unsure about its future. Numbers have been thrown around and ideas have been proposed about how UW-Whitewater will make up for the lost funding. Chancellor...

UW System should remain united

March 1, 2011


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At UW-Whitewater, every student, faculty and staff member is part of a community. Likewise, UW-Whitewater is a member of a greater family: the UW System. With the recent push of Gov. Scott Walker’s budget-repair bill, many concerns have come to light, one of which would split the family apart. Withi...

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