Tag: council of trustees

LeCalsey to continue as chair

Already broadcast campuswide but repeated here for the record: Chancellor Gary L. Miller has announced that Lou LeCalsey has agreed to continue in his role as Chair of the UWGB Council of Trustees. LeCalsey has been the one and only leader of the community advocacy and support group since the council’s founding in 1998. “At this […]

Wearin’ of the green: Trustees show support

Members of the UW-Green Bay Foundation Board of Directors and the Chancellor’s Council of Trustees take serious their support of the University and involvement in campus activities. A total of eight Trustees (ID’d above) volunteered their time to participate in mid-year commencement on Dec. 19 at the Weidner Center. As members of the platform party, […]

Packers appoint first woman to Executive Committee, and it’s Finco


Congratulations to Susan Finco of the UW-Green Bay Foundation Board of Directors and Chancellor’s Council of Trustees. The public relations executive has been nominated to become the first female member of the Green Bay Packers Executive Committee. The move becomes official at the team shareholders meeting on July 28. ESPN.com has more.

Skogens share lessons, success with UW-Green Bay

Note: An edited version of these interviews was published in the May 2015 print edition of the Inside UW-Green Bay magazine. Father and son Dave and Mark Skogen have piloted the growth of Festival foods from humble beginnings to 20 stores with more than 5,000 employees today. Dave took over the business from his father, […]

Foundation’s Finco earns local Free Enterprise Award


Congratulations to Susan Finco, owner and president of Leonard & Finco Public Relations and a longtime member of the UW-Green Bay Council of Trustees and Foundation Board. Named this week as the 2015 recipient of the prestigious Free Enterprise Award presented by the Rotary Club of Green Bay, she is the first female recipient in […]

Philanthropy has Green Bay roots

For UW-Green Bay Trustee Beth Gochnauer, giving back truly is a family affair. Her husband, Dick, spent every summer in Green Bay as a child, and both his father and grandfather hailed from the city. They instilled in their families the importance of giving back to the community with time and treasure, a legacy that […]

Big turnout for Riopelle honor, Miller’s first commencement at UWGB

An even dozen members of UW-Green Bay’s Council of Trustees/Foundation Board turned out to participate in the University’s mid-year commencement Saturday, Dec. 13, at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. One of the biggest delegations in years marched in the processional and took places on stage with the platform party. It was the first […]

Trustee, alumnus Mark King gets new job as CEO of Adidas North America

Mark King has been promoted from CEO of TaylorMade-Adidas Golf to president of Adidas Group North America, the company announced Thursday. King, a Green Bay native, 1981 graduate of UW-Green Bay’s Business Administration program and member of the Council of Trustees/Foundation Board of Directors, will begin his new assignment June 1. In his new role, […]

New book on Wisconsin’s version of ‘Hoosiers’ has campus tie


If you run into Kramer Rock, local civic leader, president of Temployment, Inc., and a member of UW-Green Bay’s Council of Trustees/Foundation Board, he might just tell you about a book he likes. It’s Dodgeville Capturing Hearts, by Rick Birk, and it comes out on the 50th anniversary of the unlikely David vs. Goliath state […]