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UW System President announces retirement

Olivia Storey, News Editor

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 throughout education for four decades. He is looking forward to his life after being a servant lead...

Hats off to a long career

Hats off to a long career

Brenda Echeverria, Arts & Rec Editor

May 6, 2019

Small town, check. Two-story Victorian home, check. A career full of films, check. Like crossing items off a list, Linda Robinson has created the perfect life she always wanted. After a long, successful teaching career, Robinson is finally set to retire this year. Although it may seem like she has had he...

It is never too early to talk about retirement

Garrett Kluever, Biz & Tech Editor

November 15, 2017

On Nov. 16, retirement planner from Fidelity, Bob Intoccia, will be on campus to host a tax shelter annuity enrollment workshop for 403(b) which are retirement plans certain employees of public schools and specific tax-exempt organizations. He will also be available for one-on-one appointments that day t...

Tips for finance and self investment


April 24, 2013

  Ever since I have acquired my position as the Royal Purple Business Editor, I have had a desire to enlighten students about money management and present opportunities to clarify misperceptions about finance. I want the business section to focus on the accomplishments of our business stu...

Professor bikes 52 miles to campus every spring

May 2, 2012

For many, the signs of summer come in flowers blooming and warmer weather. For the math department at UW-Whitewater, this sign comes with Dr. Jonathan Kane’s annual 52-mile bike ride to campus. Ever since Kane began teaching math at UW-Whitewater in August of 1980, he has biked from his home on...

University retirements increase, resignations drastically decrease

April 13, 2011

Many know the budget changes Gov. Scott Walker has proposed over the last few months have great effects on state employees, including faculty and staff here at UW-Whitewater. As rumors fly about possible retirements and departures due to the negative effects of the budget proposals, many professors...

City police chief submits letter of resignation

March 8, 2011

Whitewater Police Chief Jim Coan announced his plan to retire last Friday, effective March 19. In his letter of resignation to City Manager Kevin Brunner, Jim Coan said it was a “distinct honor and privilege” to serve as chief of police. “It has been with immense pride and professional satisfaction...

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