Tag: Tom Harden

Harden does like projections in ‘Academic’ NCAA Tournament

Chancellor Harden couldn’t resist the opportunity Friday to refer Phoenix fans to what is arguably one of the more important of the hypothetical NCAA Tournament brackets. This one is done annually by the online publication Inside Higher Ed, and it plays out the tournament determining winners as if academics were the deciding factor. (The primary […]

Good news from Green Bay: Top 10 positive stories of 2011

It was a good year for good news at UW-Green Bay, with 2011 bringing everything from sweet dance moves (remember the Raji?) to a Sweet 16 run. With an eye toward accentuating the positive, your friendly Marketing and University Communication staff members have voted on the top 10 “good news” stories of 2011.

The day in photos: Mid-Year Convocation 2012

Several hundred UW-Green Bay employees turned out Jan. 18 for the annual Mid-Year Convocation to honor colleagues and welcome the second semester. We don’t have images of all of you, but we do have snapshots of quite a few, including length-of-service honorees, the newly minted emeriti, and, of course, emcee Cliff Abbott in his signature, […]

The day in photos: Mid-Year Convocation 2012

Several hundred UW-Green Bay employees turned out Jan. 18 for the annual Mid-Year Convocation to mark the imminent start of the second semester. The gathering in the University Union’s Phoenix Room is highlighted by the presentation of emeritus plaques (above) to distinguished recent retirees; recognition of employees celebrating 10-, 20-, 25-, 30- and 35-year service […]

UW-Green Bay OKs new policy on post-retirement employment

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has adopted a new policy which sets parameters on the hiring of retired employees. The policy is effective immediately with approval this week (Dec. 8) by Chancellor Thomas K. Harden following affirmative votes by the institution’s Faculty Senate and Academic Staff Committee. The new policy reiterates that rehiring of retired […]

Press-Gazette column: Weidner plan provides clarity, but also raises questions

A plan to reinvigorate the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts has continued to draw media attention, this time by way of a column from Tony Walter of the Green Bay Press-Gazette. Walter’s piece says Northeastern Wisconsin’s entertainment scene is at a crossroads, and that plans for the Weidner provide both clarity as well as […]

In the media: Weidner Center looks to the future

Changes on tap at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts received considerable media attention late last week, when Chancellor Thomas K. Harden hosted a series of meetings to outline the venue’s future. Harden, along with consultant Steve Carignan of the Gallagher Bluedorn Center at the University of Northern Iowa, held the meetings with key […]

University weighs Weidner Center plans

The process of reinvigorating the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts took another step forward Dec. 1 and 2 as UW-Green Bay held meetings with key stakeholders who are looking to the facility’s future. Joined by consultant Steve Carignan of the Gallagher Bluedorn Center at  the University of Northern Iowa, UW-Green Bay Chancellor Thomas K. […]