Chancellor Dwight Watson

Chancellor Dwight Watson

Since August 1, 2019, Dwight Watson has served as chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

He brings more than 35 years of experience in education to his role as the leader of the Warhawk family. As a passionate educator, Watson is inspired by UW-Whitewater’s commitment to providing its students transformational and empowering education experiences. As a first-generation college attendee of modest means, he found that higher education provided him the functional, navigational skills needed to access future opportunities. With a focus on access, affordability, service, and success, his work now is to inspire learners to achieve and to remove barriers for students so they can have access to greater opportunities.

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