University of Wisconsin System
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UW-Stevens Point Chancellor Search and Screen Committee named


By - Mar 16th, 2020 01:46 pm

MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross and Board of Regents President Andrew S. Petersen have finalized a 12-member Search and Screen Committee to help identify the next chancellor of the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point.

In accordance with Regent Policy Document 6-4, the Search and Screen Committee is composed of 10 voting members, including five Regents and five individuals knowledgeable about the duties and responsibilities of the position. Two additional non-voting members represent two-year branch campuses.

Regent Petersen appointed five Regents to the Search and Screen Committee, which will be chaired by Regent Karen Walsh. President Cross, after consulting with members of UW-Stevens Point’s shared governance groups and other members of the university community, appointed the five non-Regent members of the committee, including two faculty members, one staff representative, one student, and one community/alumni member. Professor Mary Bowman will serve as committee vice chair.

Serving on the Search and Screen Committee as voting members are:

Serving as non-voting members are:

  • Julie Tharp, Professor of English, UW-Stevens Point at Marshfield
  • Ann Herda-Rapp, Campus Executive, UW-Stevens Point at Wausau

The committee will consider candidates to replace Chancellor Bernie Patterson, who announced his retirement. UW-Stevens Point serves more than 7,000 students.

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