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The freshly inaugurated 18th Chancellor Corey A. King places his hand over his chest and smiles at the crowd gathered in Young Auditorium Friday afternoon, Feb. 23, 2024.

‘Warhawk bold’

Katie Popp, Campus Editor February 25, 2024

In a celebration among the Whitewater community and Universities of Wisconsin system, Dr. Corey A. King was officially inaugurated as the 18th Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Feb....

UW-Whitewater Chancellor Corey A. King reacts as he listens to a question from incoming student Peyton Walz, on the phone at this side, who will be a freshman in the fall. Kings first day in office was Wednesday, March 1, 2023. (UW-Whitewater Photos/Craig Schreiner)

Two branches of campus for Universities of Wisconsin close

Corey A. King, Chancellor October 22, 2023

UW-Whitewater community, Universities of Wisconsin President Jay Rothman announced that two branch campuses — UW-Milwaukee at Washington County and UW Oshkosh, Fond du Lac campus— will end in-person...

UW-Whitewater Chancellor Corey A. King

Chancellor finds community on campus

May 8, 2023

The University of Wisconsin Board of Regents announced Dr. Corey A. King as the 18th chancellor for the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater January 19, 2023. He began his position March 1, 2023, and as...

Dr. Corey King answers student and faculty questions about roles as chancellor in Timmerman Auditorium on Dec. 8, 2022. (Katie Popp)

New chancellor chosen

Katie Popp, Assistant Campus Editor January 22, 2023

The University of Wisconsin Board of Regents announced Dr. Corey A. King as the 18th chancellor for the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater on Jan. 19, 2023. After the resignation of former Chancellor Dwight...

Chancellor search underway

Chancellor search underway

Dauntae Green, Editor September 18, 2022

A search committee from the University of Wisconsin System is working on the search for a new chancellor for UW-Whitewater. They facilitated listening sessions from 2 - 3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12 and 5 p.m....

Dr. John Chenoweth, Interim Chancellor, gives the Chancellor’s Welcome Address on August 29th, 2022.

‘Our focus is on transforming lives’

Alicia Dougherty, Campus News Editor September 4, 2022

The fall of 2019 was the last time a chancellor had addressed the UW-Whitewater students, faculty, and staff without COVID-19 restrictions. That was until Interim Chancellor John Chenoweth was met with...

UW-Whitewater Chancellor Dwight C. Watson stops to talk with students along Warhawk Drive as new students in learning communities painted Warhawk Drive and participated in other welcome activities presented by the First Year Experience program on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020.

Chancellor Watson to resume university leadership role

October 4, 2020

Chancellor Dwight Watson will be returning to lead the UW-Whitewater campus starting Monday, October 5. UW System concluded a thorough investigation of certain allegations made against Chancellor Watson...

Interim Chancellor Greg Cook

Important message from Interim Chancellor Greg Cook regarding COVID-19

September 20, 2020

Dear Warhawks,      Today, I come to you with a plea that each of us do our part to help slow the spread of COVID-19. We said before the start of the semester that we only had 79 days until we...

Thompson rallies Warhawks amid investigation, pandemic

Thompson rallies Warhawks amid investigation, pandemic

Carina Lopez, News Editor September 13, 2020

UW System President Tommy Thompson addressed the Whitewater campus in a virtual town hall Sept. 9 held to answer questions about an investigation into Chancellor Dwight Watson and the increase in COVID-19...

The crowd listens to Chancellor Watson speak about campus issues.

One Word about Whitewater

Olivia Storey, News Editor September 30, 2019

Shortly after arriving on campus, Chancellor Dwight C. Watson began a project in an attempt to help people understand how faculty, students and the community feel about the campus. He asked that people...

Watson begins year by hearing out Warhawks

Carter Secor, Staff Reporter September 30, 2019

UW-Whitewater Chancellor Dwight C. Watson held his first listening session of the year in the Old Main Ballroom inside the University Center on Wednesday, Sept. 25. Watson, who started his role as chancellor...

Sevententh Chancellor Dr. Dwight C. Watson explains how his academic journey brought him to UW-Whitewater.

Watson turns Warhawk

Olivia Storey, News Editor September 24, 2019

When asked about his favorite part of his new job, Chancellor Dwight C. Watson had one answer: the people. “I always said I wanted to be in the right place, at the right time with the right people,”...

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