Mark your calendar: Candidates presentations for University Union director

Please meet three candidates for the University Union director position in the Christie Theatre in the University Union. All presentations are from 11 to 11:45 a.m.

  • Monday, April 29, 2019 – Matt Watson, associate director, Oglesby Union, Florida State University, Tallahassee
  • Tuesday, April 30, 2019 – Matt Suwalski, associate director for Business & Retail Services, Reeve Memorial Union, UW-Oshkosh
  • Wednesday, May 1, 2019  – Andy Williams, campus operations director, Macalester College, Saint Paul, Minn.

Each candidate will give a short presentation followed by a questions and answer session.  Resumes and evaluation forms will be available at the event. For more information, please contact Lynn Niemi, director of Disability Services (Chair, Search & Screen) at

Open sessions for conduct and accommodations coordinator are April 8-12

Four candidates will be interviewing for the conduct and accommodations coordinator position in Student Affairs next week. The candidates will give a five-minute overview of important issues related to conduct and accommodations in higher education. After the presentation, the session will open up for a Q & A. Your insight and feedback on the candidates is appreciated, so please join-in for one or all of the sessions. There will be feedback sheets for you to return to the search chair after the session.

Session schedule:

  • Monday, April 8, 2019 from 1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. in the Christie Theatre: Tyler Lenz-Fisher
  • Wednesday, April 10, 2019 from 11:15 a.m. to noon in the Alumni Room (UU 103): Adam Guenther
  • Thursday, April 11, 2019 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in the Christie Theatre: James Zarling
  • Friday, April 12, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. in the Christie Theatre: Nicole Kurth

If you are interested in seeing the cover letters and resumes prior to the open forum, please contact Linda Peacock-Landrum at, otherwise there will be copies available at the session.

Mayoral candidate forum this Thursday (Mar. 7)

Public and Environmental Affairs and Democracy and Justice Studies invite faculty, staff, students and others in the campus community to attend a mayoral candidate forum on Thursday, Mar. 7, 2019 at 2 p.m. in the Christie Theatre located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. Students will have the opportunity to ask both candidates—Patrick Buckley and Eric Genrich—questions about their vision for Green Bay as a mayor. Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Public and Environmental Affairs) will moderate.

Reminder: Upcoming Black History Month events

UW-Green Bay has a few more Black History Month events coming up, including:

  • WI Pre-Law Diversity Day: Friday, Feb. 22, 2019 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Students are invited to attend the 7th Annual Wisconsin Statewide Pre-Law Diversity Day, hosted by the University of Wisconsin Law School and Marquette University Law School.
  • Milwaukee 53206 Film: Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in UW-Green Bay’s Christie Theatre. Watch Milwaukee 53206, which chronicles the lives of those living in the zip code with the highest percentage of incarcerated black men in America – up to 62%.
  • BlacKkKlansman, Film Screening and Discussion: Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019 in the Christie Theatre,  with film beginning at 4 p.m. and discussion taking place from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Based on actual events in the midst of the 1970s Civil Rights Movement, the film depicts an African American police officer who infiltrates a local chapter of the Ku Klux Klan and convinces his Jewish colleague to go undercover as a white supremacist.

Learn more about all of these events.

Historical Perspectives Lectures Spring 2019

The Historical Perspective Series continues this Spring with two lectures. Jillian Jacklin, a Ph.D. student from UW-Madison, will speak on “Irresponsible Men and Incorrigible Women: Criminal Justice in Progressive-Era Wisconsin,” on Thursday, Mar. 28, 2019 at 2 p.m. in the Christie Theatre located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. Dan Kaufman, a journalist and writer from New York City, will speak on his book, “The Fall of Wisconsin: The Conservative Conquest of a Progressive Bastion and the Future of American Politics,” on Thursday, Apr. 11, 2019 at 7 p.m. in the Christie Theatre. All lectures are free and open to the public.


Reminder: All Campus Business Meeting to take place on Monday (Feb. 4)

The 2019 All Campus Business Meeting will be taking place on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. Please join us for our annual report on the state of the University. Faculty and staff from all campuses are strongly encouraged to attend. Attend one of the two sessions taking place at UW-Green Bay’s Christie Theatre located in the University Union: 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. or 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Livestream video will be available for each session:
2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Livestream Video
3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Livestream Video

Business Meeting Agenda

  • Welcome and State of the University
    Chancellor Gary L. Miller
  • New Programs and Enrollment Update
    Provost Greg Davis
  • University Budget and Financial Update
    Vice Chancellor for Business and Finance Sheryl Van Gruensven
  • Foundation Update
    Vice Chancellor for University Advancement Tony Werner
  • Question and Answer Session
    Chancellor Gary L. Miller

UW-Green Bay celebrates Black History Month beginning this week

GREEN BAY, Wis — The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will be celebrating Black History Month with a full schedule of activities including a Soul Food Luncheon, Saturday, Feb. 2. Some of the other events are highlighted, below. For more, see

Black History Month Poster
Black History Month Poster (pdf)

UW-Green Bay’s 2019 Black History Month Celebration Kick-Off Event will be taking place on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019 from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the 1965 Room, located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. Nationally known spoken word artist, writer, educator, organizer and motivational speaker Kwabena Antoine Nixon will give an interactive performance. Additionally, those in attendance will have the opportunity to hear from UW-Green Bay Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs, Eric Arneson, meet and network with multicultural college students, staff and faculty and local Green Bay community leaders. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided. No RVSP is needed.

Black History Month activities will begin on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019 with the annual UW-Green Bay Black Student Union Soul Food Luncheon, which will take place from noon to 3 p.m. in the Phoenix Rooms located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. The event will educate and celebrate Black Womyn’s influence, leadership and contributions to history and feature Robyn Oguinye, news reporter, anchor and producer of WFRV TV Local 5 ( news.

On Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, the Study Abroad Fair will be taking place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Phoenix Rooms and provide an opportunity to learn more about studying at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in the U.S. The 4thAnnual Diversity Discovery Free Day will be on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019 at the Building for Kids Children’s Museum in Appleton, WI from noon to 5 p.m. This free, family-oriented event is designed to increase awareness and understanding of diversity. Also offered on Sunday, Feb. 10 is the opportunity to explore Green Bay from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. by taking the Legendary Tour of Lambeau and visiting the Neville Museum for a guided tour of the exhibit “Delay of Game: Experience of African American Football Players in Titletown.”

The Inclusivity & Equity: Certificate Program will be held Friday, Feb. 15, 2019 from 10 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the World Unity B Room located in the University Union.

Friday, Feb. 22, 2019 will be WI Pre-Law Day, in which students are invited to attend the 7thAnnual Wisconsin Statewide Pre-Law Diversity Day, hosted by the University of Wisconsin Law School and Marquette University Law School. This will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. A screening of the film Milwaukee 53206 will be held in the Christie Theatre from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. A screening and discussion on the film BlacKkKlansman will take place in the Christie Theatre on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. The film will be shown starting at 4 p.m. and the discussion will be from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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 more than 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, 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


Reminder: Academic staff winter assembly on Tues. (Dec. 4)

The academic staff winter assembly will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018 from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Christie Theatre located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. Anyone unable to attend in person can join via Skype. Provost Greg Davis and Associate Provost Clif Ganyard will be in attendance to give updates and take questions. If you are not comfortable asking your question(s) in the group, feel free to email your question(s) to Bao Sengkhammee at This Assembly event will conclude with a social event at UW-Green Bay’s Phoenix Club at 4:30 p.m. Read the agenda

Academic Staff Committee (ASC) meets this Wednesday (Nov. 21)

The 2018-19 Academic Staff Committee (ASC) will be meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. in Cofrin Library (CL) 735. View the meeting agenda. Also, remember to save the date for the Winter All Academic Staff Assembly on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018 at 3 p.m. in the Christie Theatre. A social will follow at 4:30 p.m. in the Phoenix Club. All are welcome. Questions can be directed to any member of the 2018-19 committee: Jamee Haslam (Chair), Sherri Arendt (Vice Chair), Lynn Niemi, Eric Craver, Jan Malchow, Bao Sengkhammee, Parker Nadeau, Bethany Welch and Mark Krell.

Healthy Choices Task Force to present program on human trafficking on Tuesday, Nov. 27

The Student Affairs Healthy Choices Task Force is sponsoring the program “Human Trafficking: A Local Perspective” with Kim Sandstorm from Eye Heart World on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018 at 6 p.m. in the Christie Theatre.