Overview

On June 29, 2018, the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) approved the joining of UW Oshkosh, UW-Fond du Lac and UW-Fox Valley.

Purpose

The purpose of the joining is to expand access to higher education by offering more general education and upper-level courses, as well as identify and reduce barriers to transferring credits within the UW System. UW-Fond du Lac, UW-Fox Valley and UW Oshkosh share a rich history in partnership and collaboration—through academic articulation agreements, continuing education programming, resource sharing and more. An excellent foundation exists for this great new university.

Decisions

Date ApprovedWorkgroup/DepartmentDecision
12/4/18AcademicsAdmissions Policy for Transit Students
12/4/18AlumniAlumni Outreach
12/4/18AcademicsInternational Student Support On All Campuses
12/4/18TraditionsWinter Celebration/Holiday Gatherings
12/4/18TraditionsRetirement and Length of Service Award
12/4/18Student AffairsDining at Fox and Fond du Lac Campuses
12/4/18Student AffairsResidence Halls on Fox and Fond du Lac Campuses
12/4/18Administrative ServicesParking at UW Oshkosh
12/4/18Student AffairsMulti Campus Handshake Implementation
9/19/18Culture and IdentityAthletics at Access Campuses
9/13/18Marketing and BrandingEmail Communications from UW Oshkosh to Access Campuses
n/aAcademicsDiploma Template
8/31/18Registrar's Sub-groupConferral Dates
8/31/18Sponsored ProgramsSponsored Programs
8/31/18AcademicsOSRCA
8/31/18AcademicsIRB Process
8/31/18AcademicsIBC Process
8/31/18Academics Advisory, Curriculum/Program ArrayCurrent UWC AAS Degree Deadlines
8/31/18Academics Advisory, Curriculum/Program ArrayFSCASL - Outcomes Assessment Plan for Associate's Degree Program at Access Campuses
8/31/18AcademicsAnimal Care
8/31/18AcademicsReceive course equivalencies by August to prepare for fall 2019-20
7/27/18University of Wisconsin SystemTimeline for submitting request for change to campus structure
7/27/18University of Wisconsin SystemAmended-Tuition and Fees for 2018-19 and 2019-20
7/6/18TraditionsChancellor's Campus Outreach at Access Campuses
7/6/18TraditionsOpening of Fall 2018 Semester
7/6/18TraditionsRecognition of New University
6/26/18TraditionsCommencement Ceremonies Fall 2018 and Spring 2019
5/16/18NamingModification to UW-Fond du Lac and UW-Fox Valley logo and tag lines
5/16/18NamingU.S. Department of Education Names

Restructuring Blog

Fall update

Progress highlights Naming: The Naming Working Group has established a fall schedule for its activities. Per guidance from Chancellor Andrew Leavitt, it will prepare a naming recommendation in January 2019. Chancellor Leavitt plans to seek feedback on these...

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Regional leadership team announced

Chancellor Andrew J. Leavitt sent this email to the campus communities Aug. 22: Campus communities, Our Fond du Lac and Fox Valley campuses have enjoyed strong, local leadership for years. As we prepare to launch the new academic year as one university with three...

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