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UW System president proposes UW Colleges merger

UW System president proposes UW Colleges merger

Nicole Aimone, News Editor

October 11, 2017

University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross is proposing a restructuring of the system’s 35 universities and colleges. He announced the proposal in an Oct. 11 news release. The proposal suggests merging all University of Wisconsin-Colleges, the system’s two-year extensions schools, w...

Regents vote unanimous

Emily Lepkowski, News Editor

October 13, 2016

The UW System Board of Regents touched on five factors of college affordability including state funding, financial aid, cost to deliver, tuition as well as the time it takes students to graduate while discussing the resolution the Board unanimously approved on Sunday Oct 9. College affordability is an issue that ...

Budget cuts 40 positions, 42 courses

April 19, 2016

Information compiled by Nathan Kober April 20, 2016   Faculty and program cuts are on the way for UW System colleges, according to a report from the Board of Regents. The portion of the report focusing on UW-Whitewater did not say how the campus will deal with the new cuts. According to...

Loan program renewal fails: UW-W to lose $2 million in aid

October 29, 2015

By Kimberly Wethal Oct. 28,2015   Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisconsin) said she’s “not giving up this fight” when it comes to renewing a six-decade-old student loan program. The Federal Perkins Program, a revolving scholarship fund that provided 1,193 UW-Whitewater students with $1.28 million in ...

Chancellor Beverly Kopper’s inauguration makes new role official

Chancellor Beverly Kopper’s inauguration makes new role official

September 16, 2015

By Kimberly Wethal News Editor The yellow brick road has turned into a purple drive, the Wizard became Willie Warhawk and Chancellor Beverly Kopper says she’ll leave it up to everyone else to decide who the Wicked Witch of the West is. Kopper, referring to her hometown of Chittenango, New York, the ...

Kopper honored to be UW-Whitewater’s 16th Chancellor

Kopper honored to be UW-Whitewater’s 16th Chancellor

September 2, 2015

  By Kimberly Wethal News Editor Chancellor Beverly Kopper has a closet overflowing with purple. It’s not all Warhawk purple, she admits, but the days she’s not donning one of the many shades of the color, she’s almost invisible. “One of my co-workers saw me today not wearing purple and said I was almost unreco...

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