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Former coach files lawsuit

Former coach files lawsuit

October 6, 2016


Filed under News, Sports

By Kimberly Wethal and Justin St. Peter On May 13, 2014, then-University of Wisconsin-Whitewater wrestling coach Tim Fader’s children came home from school crying, all due to a letter that then-Chancellor Richard Telfer had distributed to the public, implying that their dad had done “something wr...

CSU provost tapped for UW-W post

CSU provost tapped for UW-W post

February 23, 2016


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By Kimberly Wethal Feb. 24, 2016 Chancellor Beverly Kopper announced UW-Whitewater’s selection for the position of provost and vice chancellor of academic affairs last week Tuesday. UW-W selected Susan Elrod out of the four remaining candidates following campus forums held for each finalist during the first two weeks of February. She will take over th...

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

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

September 2, 2015


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  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...

Budget 101: The lowdown on everything budget related and how it will affect UW-Whitewater

February 25, 2015


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  Feb. 25, 2015 By Alexandria Zamecnik   Three weeks after Gov. Scott Walker proposed his 2015-17 biennium budget and the UW System is still unsure about its future. Numbers have been thrown around and ideas have been proposed about how UW-Whitewater will make up for the lost funding. Chancellor...

Residence Hall project moves to next stage

Residence Hall project moves to next stage

September 3, 2014


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Sept. 3, 2014 By Alexandria Zamecnik   After getting the nod to proceed with the next phase in building, State Rep. Andy Jorgensen, D-Milton, immediately called Chancellor Richard Telfer. “He was very happy and glad to hear the news and was excited that the ball is rolling,” Jorgensen...

Amy Edmonds named UW-W Athletic Director

June 6, 2014


Filed under Sports

By Justin St. Peter Anytime somebody has the word interim in their job title removed, they can breathe a large sigh of relief. Former interim athletic director Amy Edmonds agrees. On May 28, Chancellor Richard Telfer hired her as the athletic director for the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. “Over...

Innovators recognized at showcase

May 7, 2014


Filed under Biz & Tech

May 7, 2014 By Rumasa Noor The Innovators’ Showcase is one way for innovators and entrepreneurs to not only be recognized, but inspire students and the community. Spring Innovators’ Showcase took place on May 2 at the Innovation Center in Whitewater. Denise Ehlen, the director of Whitewater...

UW-Whitewater to D-II? Not so fast

April 23, 2014


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  April 23, 2014 By Paul Bressler UW-Whitewater Interim Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Amy Edmonds put to bed any rumors that the Warhawks would make the jump to Division-II, at least for the near future. “We definitely believe in the Division-III philosophy,” Edmonds said....

Faculty Senate responds to classroom recording

Faculty Senate responds to classroom recording

April 2, 2014


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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 without the expressed permission of the instructor and notification to all students in class. The...

Cross to head UW System

Cross to head UW System

January 22, 2014


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  Ray Cross appointed as 7th UW System President Jan. 22, 2013 By Alexandria Zamecnik   Raymond W. Cross has been appointed as UW System president after 16 weeks of deliberation, dozens of meetings and more than $100,000 spent. The UW System Board of Regents unanimously appr...

Telfer to take reins as UW System head

October 23, 2013


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By Michael Riley Chancellor Richard J. Telfer was appointed Oct. 16 to serve as the interim UW System President, effective Jan 1, after former President Kevin P. Reilly stepped down at year’s end. Reilly was the second-longest serving leader in the UW System’s history and left the organization...

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