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Chancellor search narrows to finalist

May 5, 2015

May 6th, 2015 By Michael Riley The long-standing idiom ‘passing the torch’ will become a reality this summer as UW-Whitewater has five finalists to replace the retiring Chancellor Richard Telfer. UW...

Future of UW-W in budget’s hands

February 12, 2015

By Alexandria Zamecnik Feb. 11, 2015 After Gov. Scott Walker proposed his 2015-17 biennial budget on Feb. 3, many questions arose as to what would happen with the University of Wisconsin System. If...

Tobacco-Free Resolution fails to pass through Whitewater Student Government

October 8, 2014

Oct. 8, 2014 By Alexandria Zamecnik   The Tobacco-Free Campus Resolution failed to pass through the Whitewater Student Government (WSG) senate, with a vote of 5-13 with 4 abstentions. The...

Whitewater… Then and now: UW-Whitewater campus in the 1960s

An old photo of the East Wing entrance of Old Main, now known as Hyer Hall, held up to the current building entrance.
October 2, 2014

Oct. 1, 2014 By Vesna Brajkovic UW-Whitewater is ever-expanding with new construction plans popping up at every reach of campus. Each year, students encounter gradual changes as the student body...

Carnegie Hall calls, UW-W answers

Carnegie Hall calls, UW-W answers
March 6, 2013

  The 54 students in the Symphonic Wind Ensemble all returned to UW-Whitewater from New York empty handed. Not one had a medal draped around his or her neck, or so much as a certificate of achievement...

Telfer to be held hostage in June

May 9, 2012

Chancellor Richard Telfer will be held captive in a simulated hostage situation in June. UW-Whitewater will host the largest police training event in the world. irTactical Active Shooter Training will...

Budget lapse ‘very unlikely’ to create layoffs

December 14, 2011

The UW System has yet to hear a response to the memo they sent in October asking the Department of Administration for a more equitable approach to the statewide budget lapse. Currently, the UW System...

UW System asks for a more equitable approach to lapse

November 2, 2011

The UW System sent a memo to the Department of Administration last Wednesday asking for a more equitable and proportional approach to the $65.7 million lapse the system is expected to pay. As authorized...

UW-W sets enrollment record for second year

September 29, 2011

A record amount of 11,615 students enrolled in classes this semester at UW-Whitewater, surpassing last year’s record of 11, 557. According to the Registrar’s Office, that is 58 more students than...

Chancellor holds listening session regarding budget address

March 2, 2011

Chancellor Richard Telfer addressed UW-Whitewater faculty and staff this morning regarding the governor’s budget repair bill and the 2012-13 biennial budget.  Telfer said the UW System is calling...

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