UW-Green Bay to Host Public Hearing on Mission Change

Green Bay, Wis. —The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will hold a public hearing on its Mission Change. UW-Green Bay is seeking a substantive change to the select mission in order to adopt a mission that matches established programs and partnerships; demonstrates commitment to new branch campuses and communities; and better aligns with the vision of the institution.

Thursday, March 14, 2019
5:30 to 7 p.m.
UW-Green Bay Campus
Fort Howard Hall, Weidner Center for the Performing Arts
2420 Nicolet Drive, Green Bay, Wis. 54311

Appearances at the Hearing and Submittal of Written Comments

Regent Robert Atwell will preside over the public hearing, to provide interested persons with the opportunity to make an oral presentation on the revised statement. Each individual who registers to speak will be given up to three minutes for an oral presentation. Registration will be available on site before and during the listening session. Only those who are registered will be able to provide a statement regarding the proposed mission statement.

The proposed mission change is available online at https://www.uwgb.edu/chancellor/mission/proposed.asp. Questions can be directed to Ben Joniaux, Office of the Chancellor, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay at 920-465-2067 or JoniauxB@uwgb.edu.

 Accessibility

Persons with special needs or circumstances regarding communication or accessibility at the hearing should contact Ben Joniaux at 920-465-2067 or JoniauxB@uwgb.edu. Accommodations such as ASL interpreters, English translators or materials in audio format will be made available on request to the fullest extent possible.

About the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is a comprehensive public institution offering undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs to nearly 8,000 students with campus locations in Green Bay, Marinette, Manitowoc and Sheboygan. Established in 1965 on the border of Green Bay, the University and its campuses are centers of cultural enrichment, innovation and learning. The Green Bay campus is home to one of the Midwest’s most prolific performing arts centers, a nationally recognized 4,000-seat student recreation center, Division I athletics, an award-winning nine-hole golf course and a five-mile recreational trail and arboretum, which is free and open to the public. This four-campus University transforms lives and communities through student-focused teaching and research, innovative learning opportunities, powerful connections and a problem-solving approach to education. UW-Green Bay’s main campus is centrally located, close to both the Door County resort area and the dynamic economies of Northeast Wisconsin, the Fox Valley region and the I-43 corridor. UW-Green Bay offers in-demand programs in science, engineering and technology; business; health, education and social welfare; and arts, humanities and social sciences. For more information, visit www.uwgb.edu.

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