A total of 1,644 graduates will cross the stage to receive their degrees.
As chancellor, Miller oversaw the completion of the $14.5 million Kachel Fieldhouse, home of the campus’s recreation sports and indoor track and field facilities, and site of UW-Whitewater’s commencement ceremonies. Miller also headed a highly successful campaign to raise more than $5 million in private funds for Timothy J. Hyland Hall, home to the College of Business and Economics.
The event marks the first time in its almost 150-year history that the university will confer a doctoral degree. Ten students will receive their doctorate of business administration, or DBA.
Economics students at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater competed against some of the world's most prestigious universities at the 14th Annual College Fed Challenge in Washington, D.C. on Dec. 1.
Over the years, McNair has assisted first generation, low-income, and traditionally underrepresented students in pursuing graduate education by engaging them in research projects and other scholarly activities.
Chancellor Kopper kicked off the new semester with her annual State of the University Address at Young Auditorium. She previewed the year ahead, celebrated recent achievements and honored many faculty, staff and students for their contributions to the Warhwak family.
View photos of the new faculty and staff breakfast and the chancellor's State of the University Address.
A powerful reminder of the transformative work we do: the story of a refugee from Southeast Asia who overcame great odds and is now a UW-Whitewater student studying international relations.