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The opportunity of winter ‘break’

The opportunity of winter ‘break’

For many of us the direction and tempo of our work changes this month. We have a chance in January, however quickly it passes, to take a breath in the middle of the academic year and organize, plan and jumpstart the initiatives and projects that will move our...
The Most Wonderful Time of the Year: Commencement

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year: Commencement

You may think I jest with the blog title, but I couldn’t be more serious. The holidays are a wonderful time for gatherings, celebrations, the spirit of the season, but, for me, commencement embodies all those things and more. Twice a year, when we don our regalia,...

UWO remains committed to access campuses

UW System President Jay Rothman announced Nov. 22 that he is directing UW-Platteville’s chancellor to end program offerings at its Richland Center campus, a two-year access campus joined with that institution in the UW Colleges restructuring. UW-Platteville...

Rise to the challenge of rankings

I’ve made no secret of the fact that I am pleased UW Oshkosh landed in the Top 10 of Forbes Best Places to Work in Wisconsin. On the heels of that honor, I was thrilled to learn UW Oshkosh also is one of the best schools for military service members and veterans in...
A powerful story to tell

A powerful story to tell

With the darkest clouds of the pandemic behind us, there is an energy on UW Oshkosh’s campuses this fall that does my heart good. The 2022-23 academic year is off to a great start. This enthusiastic reengagement of students in the full-fledged college experience is...

Moving forward with UWO custodial and groundskeeping services

After considerable feedback, analysis and reflection, I have made the decision to maintain an internally managed custodial and groundskeeping staff at UW Oshkosh. I thank the entire UWO community and our many partners and stakeholders for their patience and...