UW-Whitewater This Week, Week of August 25

    August 25, 2014

    Week of August 25, 2014


    from the chancellor

    Chancellor Richard Telfer will deliver his State of the University address at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 25, at Young Auditorium. Everyone -- including students, faculty, staff and community members -- is welcome to attend.


    women in higher education leadership

    Maj. Gen. Marcia Anderson, the Army's first female African-American major general, is the keynote speaker at the annual Women in Higher Education Leadership event. The event begins with a meet and greet at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, in Hyland Hall, followed by Anderson's address at 11 a.m.

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    Warhawk welcome

    The First Year Experience Office would like to invite the campus community to several welcome events. RSVP >> for one or both events.
    - RU Purple? Monday, Sept. 1, from 7:30 - 10 p.m., Perkins Stadium
    - Convocation Tuesday, Sept. 2, 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m., Kachel Fieldhouse

    New Student Convocation is a ceremonial event similar to Commencement. This year's event involves faculty and staff wearing academic regalia. Please arrive to the Williams Center Dance Studio at 11 a.m. to line up for the faculty and staff processional. A campus-wide cookout will follow convocation in Gym 1 and outdoors (weather permitting). Lunch is free for faculty and staff who attend Convocation.

    View Warhawk Welcome schedule >>


    faculty and staff orientation week

    Materials and event information for Faculty and Staff Orientation week are now available online.

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    diversity course name change

    The Diversity Course Requirement for graduation (listed on students' academic advising reports) is now called the U.S. Racial/Ethnic Diversity Course Requirement.

    Information for students >>
    Information for faculty and staff >>


    From the Provost

    Provost Beverly Kopper invites the campus community to visit with her during her office hours on Wednesday, Aug. 27, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. in the University Center Commons area.


    in the news

    King/Chavez Scholars program wins innovation award -- Walworth County Today >>

    High-ranking Army officer hopes to inspire young people -- Janesville Gazette >>


    OPEN HOUSE

    An open house at Institutional Research and Planning and Academic Assessment for faculty and staff will be held from 1 - 3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 25, in Heide Hall 450. Come learn about the services your new campus resource has to offer. Light refreshments will be served.


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