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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...

New halls progress after years of delay

April 26, 2017

The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents approved construction for a new residence hall at UW-Whitewater after  years of delays on Friday, April 7. The university expects construction to...

Resident tuition freeze delays inevitable

April 26, 2016

April 27, 2016 Royal Purple Staff Opinion The cost of college education is high and going up – especially if you’re a nonresident undergraduate or graduate student at UW-Whitewater. Next semester,...

Regents approve tuition raise

April 12, 2016

By Kimberly Wethal April 13, 2016   There’s plenty of differences between college tuition hikes and a campus climate task force, but at the most recent UW System Board of Regents meeting,...

Behind the gavel: The newest 13 UW System Regents

March 30, 2016

By Nathan Kober March 30, 2016   In recent years, the UW System Board of Regents has added some new faces in the years since Gov. Scott Walker has stepped into his role. Those faces are Walker...

Board of Regents discuss proposed state fetal tissue ban

September 16, 2015

By Kimberly Wethal News Editor In addition to Kopper’s inauguration, the Board of Regents held one of their annual meetings at UW-Whitewater on Sept. 10 and 11. While most of each meeting entailed...

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...

Cross to head UW System

Ray Cross
January 22, 2014

  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,...

Telfer to take reins as UW System head

October 22, 2013

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...

UW-Whitewater celebrates Cesar Chavez Day

Orlando Verdecia
March 19, 2013

  José Vásquez, a member of the UW System Board of Regents, spoke at the University Center Hamilton Room on March 12 in honor of Cesar Chavez day, and discussed the past, present and future of...

New name for Carlson Hall likely

April 11, 2012

Carlson Hall will soon be known as Laurentide Hall, pending approval from the UW System Board of Regents. The board will meet tomorrow at UW-Superior, and the name request is on its agenda. Associate...

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