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UW-Parkside Chancellor Ford Appointed as Member of UW System Presidential Search Committee

SOMERS, Wis. – Deborah Ford, chancellor at UW-Parkside, has been chosen to help identify the next UW System President.  Current President Tommy Thompson has been serving in an interim role since July 1, 2020. He replaced Ray Cross, who retired after a 42-year career in higher education, including serving as UW System President from February 2014 to […]

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UW-Parkside Appoints Willie Jude II as New Vice Chancellor for Advancement

SOMERS, Wis. – UW-Parkside recently announced the hiring of Willie Jude II as the new Vice Chancellor for Advancement. “I am pleased to announce that Mr. Jude has accepted our offer to join our learning community, and he is thrilled to be returning to Wisconsin as a Ranger,” said UW-Parkside Chancellor Debbie Ford. “Everyone who […]

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UW-Parkside teams up with Chitkara University in India to offer Global MBA partnership

Somers, Wis. – University of Wisconsin-Parkside has signed a Memorandum of Agreement with Chitkara University in Punjab, India, for Chitkara students to study abroad at UW-Parkside and complete their Master of Business Administration degrees. In a ceremony held virtually in December, Chancellor Debbie Ford, Provost and Vice Chancellor Dr. Rob Ducoffe, Chitkara Pro Chancellor Dr. […]

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Letter to the Editor: UWP Graduates Reflect the Best of Our Region

By UW-Parkside Chancellor Ford Just one year ago, if you had told me that the next TWO University of Wisconsin-Parkside commencement ceremonies would be virtual because of a global pandemic – well, I would have found that difficult to believe. 2020 has been a year filled with change, adversity, and loss. Yet through it all, […]