The following was sent on behalf of Chancellor-designate Gary Miller to the UW-Green Bay campus community on June 4, 2014.
I am extremely honored and excited to have been selected the next Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. To be part of the innovative spirit, record of excellence and commitment to student access and success of UW-Green Bay is indeed a special opportunity. Thank you for your support and your trust.
I will be working with Chancellor Harden over the coming weeks to learn about the university and the Green Bay community and to achieve a smooth transition. Georgia and I look forward to meeting all of you when we arrive on campus in late July. In the meantime, please feel free to contact us at:
I hope everyone has a great summer.
Thank you and Go Phoenix!
Gary L. Miller
The announcement on Monday, June 2 that Gary L. Miller has been named the next chancellor of UW-Green Bay received considerable media coverage locally, as news outlets heard from the chancellor-designate and others during an afternoon press conference. Chancellor-designate Miller spoke via telephone about his plans for transition, his thoughts on issues facing higher education, his desire to innovate and partner with the community, and much more. Also joining via telephone was Chancellor Tom Harden, while Regent Tim Higgins and Search and Screen Committee members Cheryl Grosso and Jennifer Mokren attended in person.
Included in the coverage is Tuesday’s Green Bay Press-Gazette editorial, which says Miller’s track record with campus and community ties makes him a good fit for UW-Green Bay’s top job. Read the editorial.
Check a sampling of coverage:
Green Bay Press-Gazette
Wisconsin Public Radio
Local 5 News
NBC 26 (live from campus Monday evening)
WLUK, Fox 11
On Monday, June 2, Gary L. Miller was named the sixth chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Read the UW System press release.
The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents approved Gary L. Miller’s appointment, following the recommendation made by President Ray Cross and a subcommittee of Regents. Miller begins August 1, 2014.
Miller will succeed Chancellor Thomas K. Harden, who announced in December 2013 that he intends to conclude his tenure as the University’s top administrator in August 2014 after serving in this capacity since June 1, 2009. Miller will be UW-Green Bay’s sixth chancellor.
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