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Governor Scott Walker Announces Appointment of James Langnes III to the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents

Governor Scott Walker announced today the appointment of James Langnes III to the University of Wisconsin (UW) System Board of Regents.

By - Jun 2nd, 2015 11:17 am

Governor Scott Walker announced today the appointment of James Langnes III to the University of Wisconsin (UW) System Board of Regents.  Mr. Langnes will be replacing Anicka Purath, whose term expired on May 1, 2015, as the Traditional Student Representative.

“James has distinguished himself as a reliable representative of university students,” Governor Walker said.  “In addition, his public service experience demonstrates the curiosity, passion and knowledge necessary to serve the needs of the UW System.”

James Langnes III is a student at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater studying finance.  He is currently the Aldermanic District 2 representative for the City of Whitewater Common Council and serves as a senator for the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Student Government.  In the past, James has volunteered in the Walworth County District Attorney’s Office and Walworth County Sherriff’s Office.

“I am honored to have been selected as the Traditional Student Representative and am humbled by the Governor’s confidence in me,” James Langnes III said.  “I look forward to being a voice for the students and protecting their interests, as well as working with the other Regents to preserve and forward the excellence of the UW System.”

The appointment is subject to confirmation by the Wisconsin State Senate.

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