News and Notes

News, announcements, remarks and correspondence from the office of Chancellor Thomas K. Harden

Recent News & Notes

Guest column on “What We Pay” series

Filed under: Remarks | by Office of the Chancellor | January 11, 2013

Dear Colleagues, In reaction to Gannett Wisconsin’s news reporting and posting of an online database of UW System salaries — both of which have gained a great deal of attention, especially on campus — I am submitting the following guest column to both the Green Bay and Appleton newspapers.

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UW-Green Bay Chancellor comments on Gannett’s salary database project

Filed under: Remarks | by Office of the Chancellor | January 11, 2013

What’s your salary?  How much do you make? For most Americans, it’s impolite to ask. Many would tell you it’s nobody’s business but their own — a number known only to the individual, his or her employer, tax and loan professionals, and maybe a few others. At UW-Green Bay, then, a measure of unease was […]

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Thoughtful plan can achieve desired results

Filed under: Remarks | by Office of the Chancellor | October 3, 2012

The following guest column on strategic planning, written by UW-Green Bay Chancellor Thomas Harden, was printed in the July 30, 2012, edition of the regional business publication, The Business News.

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Branding Initiative Update

Filed under: Remarks | by Office of the Chancellor | July 12, 2012

Dear UW-Green Bay faculty, staff and friends, Many of you have been curious about the current status of our branding initiative and I am pleased to update you on its progress.

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Overview of the Strategic and Business Plans for the Weidner Center

Filed under: Remarks | by Office of the Chancellor | November 18, 2011

I invite you to join me Friday, December 2 at 2 p.m. in Fort Howard Hall, Weidner Center for the Performing Arts, as I share an overview of the strategic and business plans for the Weidner Center that we have developed with your input.

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A message to our supporters

Filed under: Conversations, Greeting | by Office of the Chancellor | March 24, 2011

Difficult times in public higher education Greetings from the campus of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, where it has been an eventful few weeks. Some of the news has been exciting, and positive. Our Theatre program won regional honors with its production of Almost, Maine and nearly made the college theatre “final four.” The women’s […]

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Noteworthy: High ratings for UW-Green Bay

Filed under: Conversations, Noteworthy | by Office of the Chancellor | December 17, 2010

The success of Theatre, Phoenix basketball, and American Indian students at UW-Green Bay drew well-deserved recognition this month. I’ll start with theatre. When Cathy and I saw the play Almost, Maine earlier this fall we thought it was one of the best student shows we had seen in some time. The staging was professional and […]

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H.J. “Bud” Harris on ‘Eco U’ and sustainability

Filed under: Conversations, Your View | by Office of the Chancellor | December 17, 2010

“In 1970, UWGB’s whole mission was billed as an environmental institution… One of the things that then happened was that we changed people’s ideas about the benefits of a restored Fox River and bay… That basic foundation has proved to be the wave of the future. This University is poised to be a leader again.” […]

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Dan Madigan on ‘Eco U’ and sustainability

Filed under: Conversations, Your View | by Office of the Chancellor | December 17, 2010

“This University is putting it front and center and helping businesses understand the need to be environmentally sensitive… It’s core to the University’s principles. You can see it in the faculty and also the students coming out of here who are ready to go to work. They’re job ready.” — Dan Madigan, president, FEECO International

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Anthony Rieth on ‘Eco U’ and sustainability

Filed under: Conversations, Your View | by Office of the Chancellor | December 17, 2010

“I think there’s a great history here… We’ve got professors that have the experience of being part of the original (environmental) movement. Then we’ve got students who are part of the sustainable movement. From faculty to students, there’s interest the whole way.” — Anthony Rieth ’10, master’s student

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