Yearly Archives: 2008

12/23/2008 - National media exec tells grads to be bold

Laura (Busby) Hollingsworth, a 1989 UW-Green Bay graduate who is now president and publisher of one of America’s most influential newspapers, The Des Moines Register, returned to campus to deliver the commencement address at mid-year ceremonies Dec. 20 at the Weidner Center.

Posted Tue, Dec. 23, 2008 at 3:15pm in Alumni Rising by Christopher Sampson

12/23/2008 - Advocate salutes University’s work with military vets

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay invited Army Nurse Alison Lighthall to campus in early December seeking strategies to improve reintegration for returning veterans. It received that and more. School officials received strong affirmation about the work and assistance for veterans already in place at UW-Green Bay.

12/23/2008 - Snapshots: Harden at Clayton State

Thomas K. Harden has served as president of Clayton State University in Georgia since 2000, presiding over numerous commencements, dedications and special events. The Clayton State news bureau shared a few images upon the Dec. 23 announcement of Harden’s selection as chancellor-designate for the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.

Posted Tue, Dec. 23, 2008 at 2:34pm in News by Christopher Sampson

12/23/2008 - Bio is on-line

Thomas K. Harden’s bio and curriculum vitae are online at the chancellor-search website. He earned his bachelor of science degree in industrial education, in 1974, from Miami University; and an M.S. in educational administration from the University of Dayton, in 1978. He earned his Ed.D. in adult/technical education, curriculum and instruction, and educational administration, from […]

Posted Tue, Dec. 23, 2008 at 1:16pm in News by Christopher Sampson

12/23/2008 - Georgia official calls Harden's work 'student centered'

University System of Georgia Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Academic Officer Susan Herbst praised Thomas Harden today (Dec. 23) in announcing his resignation to accept the chancellorship at UW-Green Bay. “Dr. Harden’s dedication to academic excellence at Clayton State University has always been student centered and focused. He has been tremendously supportive of his faculty, […]

Posted Tue, Dec. 23, 2008 at 1:15pm in News by Christopher Sampson

12/23/2008 - Weather s'no problem

Thomas Harden saw the snow when he was on campus for two days of interviews. He battled through a snowstorm last week when he interviewed in Madison with UW System President Kevin P. Reilly and members of the Board of Regents. And he knew more snow was falling in Green Bay today. Still, he wants […]

Posted Tue, Dec. 23, 2008 at 1:15pm in News by Michael Heine

12/23/2008 - Press-Gazette coverage of Harden announcement

The Green Bay Press-Gazette posted a story on its website today (Tuesday, Dec. 23). The piece includes quotes from an interview last week with Dr. Thomas Harden. See

Posted Tue, Dec. 23, 2008 at 1:15pm in Media Coverage by Christopher Sampson

12/23/2008 - Thomas K. Harden recommended as next UW-Green Bay chancellor

(EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a copy of an original release sent by UW System on Dec. 23, 2008) MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Kevin P. Reilly today announced that Dr. Thomas K. Harden, President of Clayton State University in Georgia, has been recommended as the next chancellor of UW-Green Bay. Reilly and […]

12/23/2008 - A look back at Harden’s open forum

Tom Harden, the third of four candidates to visit campus earlier this month, drew a standing-room-only audience of faculty, staff, students and community members on Dec. 10.

Posted Tue, Dec. 23, 2008 at 1:12pm in Headlines by Christopher Sampson