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Split common council votes on policy for telecommunication

Council split on telecommuting

Josh Stoughton, Assistant Community Editor March 12, 2023

Tuesday, March 7 the Whitewater Common Council voted on an amendment to end telecommunication, or meeting online virtually, for the City of Whitewater boards and commissions except upon extreme circumstances....

New representatives sworn into student government

New representatives sworn into student government

Brooklyn Stevenson, Campus News Editor January 30, 2022

The Whitewater Student Government (WSG) meeting began with a 12 to 2 vote that resulted in the election of a new senator to new speaker Jan. 24. In addition a new clerk was sworn in, and new senators were...

Members of the faculty senate discussing agenda topics at the meeting on December 7, 2021

Faculty Senate presents data on budgets, hiring

Brooklyn Stevenson, Assistant Campus News Editor December 12, 2021

 A Faculty Senate meeting was held at the University Center with much debate about the 2023-2024 calendar, the December resolution for graduates, and data surrounding hired staff and budgets. Before...

Money on the mind

Money on the mind

Alicia Dougherty, Assistant News Editor April 4, 2021

Over a $110.4 million budget initiative was discussed in Tuesday’s All Faculty Spring Meeting.  Chancellor Dwight Watson hopes for a reconstructed budget with the state legislature and the Joint...

Staff support you

Staff support you

Alicia Dougherty, Assistant News Editor March 7, 2021

A city-wide power outage delayed this month’s Mar. 4 University Staff Council (USC) meeting until around 11 a.m. keeping the virtual gathering brief, but uplifting with a focus on how staff can support...

UW-Whitewater Chancellor Dwight C. Watson visited the Warhawk Pantry on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, to tour the pantry and to help Sustainability Director Wesley Enterline transport care bags stored at the pantry to Clem Hall to be given as needed to students in quarantine. The bags were assembled with treats, food, cards, games and gifts by students in the University Honors Program. (UW-Whitewater photo/Craig Schreiner)

Chancellor addresses faculty concerns

Nichole Learman, Journalist February 28, 2021

Chancellor Dwight Watson was put in the spotlight during last week's Faculty Listening Session where his ability to meet expectations as a leader for UW-Whitewater was challenged. Despite concerns, a majority...

UW-W senior Purcell Pearson is crowned Homecoming King Oct. 11, 2019.

Student government honors Purcell Pearson

Carina Lopez Quintero, News Editor February 21, 2021

Whitewater Student Government (WSG) members presented legislation to recognize Purcell Pearson’s contributions to the university after his tragic passing Feb. 6, 2021. WSG unanimously passed the bill...

Chancellor Watson

Chancellor Chat: Capitol riot and new COVID-19 testing guidelines

Alicia Dougherty, Assistant News Editor January 17, 2021

Chancellor Dwight Watson opened this month’s Chancellor Chat Monday, Jan. 11 emphasizing the university's mission to educate in light of the Jan. 6 riots at the U.S. Capitol. He encouraged civil discourse...

Faculty Senate seeks budget solutions

Faculty Senate seeks budget solutions

Samantha Butzen, Journalist December 13, 2020

The Faculty Senate discussed alternative actions to accommodate the university’s budget during its final meeting of the semester Tuesday, Dec. 7. No one wants to discuss the cutting of things that...

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