Leadership Transition

UW-Green Bay Chancellor Gary L. Miller released the following statement via e-mail to UW-Green Bay employees on Wednesday, May 6, 2015:

I wish to announce that Dr. Stephen Fritz has resigned as Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs effectively immediately. I want to express my gratitude to Dr. Fritz for his work during this difficult transition.

I have appointed Dr. Greg Davis to the position of Interim Provost. Dr. Davis will begin his new role immediately and will serve for and indeterminate term. I very much appreciate Dr. Davis’ willingness to accept this critical role as we complete the budget reduction process and look forward to an exciting 50th anniversary year.

Gary L. Miller
Chancellor

Dr. Stephen Fritz, Provost and Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs

UW-Green Bay Chancellor Gary L. Miller released the following statement via e-mail to employees on Monday, October 27, 2014:

I am very pleased to announce that Dr. Stephen Fritz has accepted my offer to become Provost and Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs.  He will begin his term in January, 2015.

I believe Dr. Fritz’s academic background and extensive leadership experience will be a great asset as we work through our immediate challenges with enrollment, continue our Invent the Future process and move fully into a shared strategic planning process using the UPIC model.

Over the next month or so Dr. Fritz and I will be developing a plan of action for his term as Provost.  I will consult with the University Committee as we develop this action plan.

Dr. Fritz and his wife Pat will be visiting campus from time-to-time between now and the beginning of his appointment.  Dr. Fritz will, in all likelihood, want to schedule time with campus leaders during these visits and I will keep you informed as these visits are scheduled.  In the meantime, I encourage you to reach out to Provost Fritz at sefritz55@hotmail.com.

I am deeply appreciative of your support of this process as we develop a new and powerful narrative for UWGB.

Gary L. Miller
Chancellor

Interim Provost Candidates Meet and Greet

UW-Green Bay Chancellor Gary L. Miller sent the following message via e-mail to employees on Wednesday, October 15, 2014:

Next week Wednesday and Thursday, October 22nd and 23rd, we will be hosting two candidates for the Interim Provost position at UW-Green Bay.  We would like to invite you to a reception on Thursday, October 23rd from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. in the University Union 1965 Room, where the candidates will be meeting and greeting the university community.  Light refreshments will be served.

I look forward to seeing you on the 23rd.

Gary L. Miller
Chancellor

All-campus email: Provost Wallace submits resignation

UW-Green Bay Chancellor Gary L. Miller released the following statement via e-mail to UW-Green Bay employees on Tuesday, September 23, 2014:

I wish to announce that Dr. Julia Wallace has submitted her resignation as Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, effective immediately.  Dr. Wallace has served the University in this position for over five years.  I hope you will join me in extending our deep gratitude to her for her service to this great institution.

It is my intention to appoint an experienced professional from outside the University to fill this critical position for the next 18 months or more, to assist us in our Invent the Future transition.  I expect that appointment will be made prior to the end of this semester.

For the immediate future, Chief-of-Staff Dan Spielmann will direct the day-to-day operations of the Office of the Provost in collaboration with Associate Provost Greg Davis and other direct reports to the Provost.  The academic deans will report directly to me and will work closely with our leadership team in the transition initiative.  I respectfully ask each of you to think of ways to assist Dan and Greg and our colleagues in the Office of the Provost in the coming weeks as they conduct the important business of that office.

Once our course as a University is set, and in consultation with the faculty and staff, we will initiate a national search for the next Provost.

As always, please contact me if you have questions or concerns.

c.    President Ray Cross

Cabinet

Trustees

Sheryl Van Gruensven, Director of Human Resources

David J. Ward, Interim Senior Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs

Gary L. Miller

Chancellor