New chancellor announcement is big news in the region

A University of Wisconsin-Green Bay provost will take the helm as the University’s seventh chancellor. University officials announced Thursday that Michael Alexander, provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at UW-Green Bay, has been hired to serve as chancellor beginning May 1. Alexander will replace replace Gary Miller, who left last year to become president of the University of Akron. Alexander will oversee UWGB campuses in Green Bay, Manitowoc, Marinette and Sheboygan. Source: UW System hires UW-Green Bay Provost Michael Alexander as new chancellor at UWGB, Green Bay Press Gazette, April 2.

Here’s more media coverage on the announcement:

Taking caring of a colony of cockroaches while schools remain closed (UW-Green Bay’s Michael Draney cares for hissing cockroaches at University), Fox 11, April 3

New UW-Green Bay chancellor named, WBAY, Apr. 2

New Chancellor Named At UW-Green Bay, WPR, Apr. 2

UW-Green Bay Provost Alexander to be new chancellor, WHBY, April 2

Wisconsin regents OK new Green Bay chancellor, Star Tribune/AP, April 2

UW-Green Bay taps new chancellor, Insight on Business, April 2

UW System hires UW-Green Bay Provost Michael Alexander as new chancellor at UWGB, Green Bay Press Gazette, April 2

UW-Green Bay Names New Chancellor, WTAQ, April 2

UWGB names Alexander next chancellor, Fox 11, April 2