The physical growth of the campus (enormous)… the move to Division I athletics… building the Weidner Center through the generosity of the community. Those were some of the tangible changes on the UWGB landscape over its first 50 years, Chancellor Gary L. Miller told WBAY-TV 2 in an interview earlier this week. “Green Bay is the third largest city in Wisconsin and one of the largest economies,” he said. “It’s important to have a university here… As we’ve seen all around the country when communities and universities get together, it’s a better place.” To see the segment.
— Reporter Ben Krumholz, himself a UW-Green Bay grad, talked to 1970 alumnus Keith Pamperin for a nicely done 50-year anniversary story complete with vintage images.
— UW-Green Bay development officer Tracy Heaser, co-chair of the planning committee, went on with WFRV-TV 5 to describe aspects of the celebration.
— Communications director Chris Sampson, a Green Bay native and student at 1970s UWGB, contributed a guest column to the Press-Gazette. Already noted in the Log Extra but shared here for the benefit of Log-only readers.
— And, as mentioned previously, the 50th Anniversary Video is archived.