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Thompson urges senate to unify university

Thompson urges senate to unify university

Jacob Bessette, Journalist February 7, 2021

The UW-Whitewater Faculty Senate discussed how to work with Chancellor Dwight Watson on balancing the university budget Tuesday Feb.2, which featured a visit from Interim UW-System President Tommy Thompson....

Faculty Senate Chair Tracy Hawkins addresses attendees at the Nov. 10 virtual meeting.

Increasing enrollment drives Faculty Senate agenda

Alex Manteufel November 15, 2020

Members of the UW-Whitewater Faculty Senate congregated via WebEx Nov. 10 for their monthly meeting to talk about the academic program & budget analysis, future enrollment targets, and other important...

Related photo: The Fight Against Police Brutality-Whitewater group marches in Whitewater on July 7.

University shared governance supports BLM

Dauntae Green, Lifestyle Editor August 31, 2020

The Black Lives Matter movement is rising up from all over the United States and across the world to build local power and to intervene when violence is inflicted on Black communities by the state and...

Letter to the Editor: Incident reporting left unclear

April 19, 2016

April 20, 2016 Last week’s memo announcing the Hate/Bias Incident Reporting Form takes us one step closer toward the erasure of prejudice. Huzzah. With this new protocol, perhaps now offending students...

Faculty respond to tenure changes

February 9, 2016

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...

Shared governance demonstration voices student frustration

Shared governance demonstration voices student frustration

October 29, 2015

By Vesna Brajkovic Oct. 28, 2015   “I’ll light up, let’s march,” senior Rob Emmett told 19 sign-holding demonstrators before leading the students around the University Center water...

Whitewater Student Government hires new director

January 28, 2015

Jan. 28, 2015 By Brad Allen Former Whitewater Student Government (WSG) Intergovernmental Affairs Director Jon Fera has recently moved on from his position, leaving the position to Michael Heck, the newly...

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Faculty Senate responds to classroom recording

April 2, 2014

By Alexandria Zamecnik April 2, 2014   The UW-Whitewater Faculty Senate unanimously passed a resolution on March 11 to prohibit students from recording in class and other curricular activities...

LEAP program lets students, faculty make changes to campus

LEAP program lets students, faculty make changes to campus

November 13, 2013

By Lucas Wimmer Carmen McCray’s expectation in coming to UW-Whitewater was to have school change her, not for her to change the school. That is exactly what happened to McCray, however, with the...

Advising Report gets update

Advising Report gets update

May 8, 2013

  The advising report will undergo a complete renovation and will be available for all students beginning June 3 on Whitewater Information Network for Students. Registrar Jodi Hare and Provost...

WSG campus redistricting act requires student vote

October 24, 2012

  Students can vote to redistrict campus for Whitewater Student Government because of legislation recently passed by the Senate. Currently, WSG has four districts: Drumlin, which represents...

Parking resolution voted down at last faculty senate meeting of school year

May 9, 2012

A resolution presented by the Parking Study Committee was voted down at the final faculty senate meeting before the end of the semester. The resolution stated that beginning in the fall semester 2012,...

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