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Chancellor Watson to resume university leadership role

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.
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...

Important message from Interim Chancellor Greg Cook regarding COVID-19

Interim Chancellor Greg Cook
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
Chancellor complaint shuffles administrative positions
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...

One Word about Whitewater

The crowd listens to Chancellor Watson speak about campus issues.
Chancellor Watson begins new project to use at future presentations
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

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...

Watson turns Warhawk

Sevententh Chancellor Dr. Dwight C. Watson explains how his academic journey brought him to UW-Whitewater.
UW-W welcomes Dr. Dwight C. Watson as new chancellor
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,”...

Message from Chancellor Watson

September 9, 2019

Dear Warhawks, Welcome to the 2019-20 academic year. For some of you, this day marks the first day of your last year on campus. For others, like me, it marks the first day of your first year at UW-Whitewater....

Chancellor should support victims, students

October 22, 2018

Retired professor Brian Kevin Beck posited last week that Chancellor Kopper should not step down because she has not failed in any of her responsibilities. Chancellor Kopper herself said that her primary...

Kopper shouldn’t leave Chancellor post

October 8, 2018

When bad things happen, when should a public figure “step down” or resign? Well, not when their service to society would be lost—irrelevantly. Not when we ineptly confuse personal and societal issues....

Chancellor awards student researchers

Chancellor awards student researchers
Students apply real experience
April 8, 2018

“High impact practice” was the message relayed on March 22 by Chancellor Beverly Kopper as she handed out awards to research teams that went above and beyond in a variety of categories. The event...

Letter to the Editor: Meeting rules of conduct

April 19, 2016

April 20, 2016 The Chair will be running all the Department meetings. She will conduct them as she sees appropriate. If you have concerns about how meetings are being conducted, you should schedule...

Letter to the Editor: Standing up to UW-W administration

April 12, 2016

April 12, 2016 Last week in the Royal Purple Jeff Ehren responded to my earlier letter to the editor and posed a few questions for me. I thought I should respond. Substantiation for all of the claims...

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