UW-Green Bay chancellor finalists named

MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross today announced four finalists for the position of chancellor at University of Wisconsin–Green Bay, a four-campus university with locations in Green Bay, Manitowoc, Marinette and Sheboygan.

A 12-member Search and Screen Committee, led by Regent Robert Atwell and Professor of Biology Michael Draney, recommended a list of finalists. The Special Regent Committee determined that the following finalists will continue in the selection process.

The finalists, listed in alphabetical order, are:

In late February and early March, the four candidates will participate in separate public forums, offering opportunities for students, faculty, staff, and community members to interact directly with them.

President Cross and the Special Regent Committee will interview finalists March 26. The Special Regent Committee includes Regents Robert Atwell, Scott Beightol, Becky Levzow, and Karen Walsh. They will recommend one candidate to the full Board of Regents, which must approve the appointment.

The person selected through this process will be UW-Green Bay’s seventh chancellor.

For more information about the four candidates, the public conversations, and the search process, see the UW-Green Bay Chancellor Search website. For more information about UW-Green Bay, see uwgb.edu.

About UW-Green Bay

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is a comprehensive public institution offering undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs to nearly 8,700 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, D-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.

About the UW System

The University of Wisconsin System serves approximately 170,000 students. Awarding nearly 37,000 degrees annually, the UW System is Wisconsin’s talent pipeline, putting graduates in position to increase their earning power, contribute to their communities, and make Wisconsin a better place to live. More than 80 percent of in-state UW System graduates stay in Wisconsin five years after earning a degree. The UW System provides a 23:1 return on state investment. UW System institutions also contribute to the richness of Wisconsin’s culture and economy with groundbreaking research, new companies and patents, and boundless creative intellectual energy.

Media Contact:

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Janet Bonkowski, UW-Green Bay
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