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Category Archive: Speeches and Communications

UW System Authority

UW-Green Bay Chancellor Gary L. Miller sent the following message via e-mail to employees on Monday, March 2, 2015:

As we continue with our budget discussions, I am attaching Q&A information sent by UW System on the UW System Authority proposal.

Gary L. Miller
Chancellor

Attachment: Authority Proposal QA.pdf

Invent the Future: Next Steps

UW-Green Bay Chancellor Gary L. Miller sent the following memorandum via e-mail to the UW-Green Bay Employees, Chancellor’s Council of Trustees, and UPIC members on Friday, February 27, 2015: Click here to read more »

Message to alumni on budget cuts

UW-Green Bay Chancellor Gary L. Miller e-mailed the following message to UW-Green Bay Alumni on Tuesday, February 24, 2015:
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Regents update at Town Hall meeting

UW-Green Bay Chancellor Gary L. Miller released the following statement via e-mail to employees on Monday, February 23, 2015:

Colleagues,

During the Town Hall meeting last week I indicated we would have another gathering later this week after the Board of Regents meeting.  However, I was mistaken about the date of the next BOR meeting.  It will occur on March 5.  We have planned the next Town Hall meeting for Friday, March 6 at 9:00 a.m. (location to be announced).

Thank you for your participation in the Town Hall meetings.  If you have questions between now and March 6, please send them forward.

Go Phoenix!

Gary

Gary L. Miller
Chancellor

2nd State Budget Town Hall Recording

Chancellor Miller addressed an audience of more than 200 faculty, staff and students in a second informational budget “town hall” session in the University Theatre on Friday morning (Feb. 20). After about 20 minutes of remarks, he opened the floor to a question and answer session, interspersed with remarks as gaps allowed. A synopsis of the budget forum is available on the UW-Green Bay Inside news site.

Chancellor Miller’s opening remarks


22:18 | 9.1MB | Download the audio file

Question and answer portion


41:37 | 16.4MB | Download the audio file

Budget Update

UW-Green Bay Chancellor Gary L. Miller released the following statement via e-mail to employees on Monday, February 16, 2015:

Dear Colleagues,

Let me bring you up to date on our planning activities related to the budget reduction exercise in which we are now engaged. First, I want to thank all those who have participated in this process as a member of one of the planning groups or by providing suggestions about how to proceed. Click here to read more »

Video: Remarks on State Budget

In a brief video message to UW-Green Bay faculty and staff, Chancellor Gary L. Miller reiterated his invitation seeking broad-based participation in campus planning to address a possible $4 million reduction in the 2015-16 budget because of state budget cuts. The video was recorded Wednesday, Feb. 11.

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State Budget Town Hall Recording

In an informational budget “town hall” forum  Monday afternoon (Feb. 9), Chancellor Miller opened with remarks to faculty, staff and students prior to fielding questions and comments from attendees. Below is a recording of the chancellor’s remarks. A synopsis of the budget forum is available on the UW-Green Bay Inside news site.

Chancellor Miller’s opening remarks

27:17 | 10MB | Download the audio file

Question and answer portion

1:17:09 | 28.1MB | Download the audio file

Conversation about the State Budget

Greetings, UWGB Colleagues,

We find ourselves in challenging times.  To meet these challenges and to turn them into opportunities we will need the engagement of everyone.  Please use this space to give your best ideas and ask important questions.  I will work to answer questions and I will make sure your views are shared with the various planning and governance groups.  This is a fantastic university with an important mission.  With your help, we will move through this period and into a bright future.

Go Phoenix!
Gary

SOFAS Response on Interdisciplinarity

Cliff Abbott, UW-Green Bay Secretary of the Faculty and Academic Staff, issued a paper in response to Chancellor Miller’s essay Thoughts on Interdisciplinarity posted here last week. Prof. Abbott prefaces his response as follows:

The chancellor’s essay (Thoughts on Interdisciplinarity January 12, 2015) offers a vision for the type of graduate that our university should be producing and the kind of university we should be in order to accomplish that. He also offers a critique of the way we currently are structured to achieve our mission. I appreciate both the vision and the critique and I am moved to offer a response.

View the full text of Prof. Abbott’s response in the paper below.

SOFAS Response on Interdisciplinarity
by Prof. Cliff Abbott
Secretary of the Faculty and Academic Staff
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
February 2015

View the full text of Chancellor Miller’s original essay below.

Thoughts on Interdisciplinarity
Essay: Thoughts on Interdisciplinarity
by Gary L. Miller, Chancellor
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
January 2015