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UW-W pumps millions into area economy

Members of the Board of Regents present the All in Wisconsin project to the UW-W campus.
Campus hosts Board of Regents meeting for UW System
December 9, 2019

UW-W hosted the monthly UW System Board of Regents Meeting on Thursday, Dec. 5 and Friday, Dec. 6. This meeting focused on the 2018 Economic Impact Study as well as the All in Wisconsin initiative, which...

UW System President announces retirement

November 11, 2019

University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross announced Friday, Oct. 25 his plans to retire after this academic school year. Cross has served as president since 2014, as well as various other roles...

UW System president proposes UW Colleges merger

UW System president proposes UW Colleges merger
UW-Rock County would join UW-W under proposal
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...

Regents vote unanimous

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

UW-Whitewater Chancellor Beverly Kopper and interim provost John Stone run through Perkins Stadium before students. Incoming freshman found themselves being swept up into their welcome activities after their arrival on campus on Sunday, August 30. Club U Dub Dub got students interacting with their peers and made them a part of the
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...

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