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Chancellor in the news: Archive

Game Changer: University unveils events center plan (Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, Aug 6, 2014)

Zorn arena history (WQOW-TV 18, Aug. 6)

Largest ever donation to UW-EC could lead to events center (Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, Aug. 5, 2014)

UW-Eau Claire announces multi-million dollar major events center (WEAU-TV 13, Aug.5)

City leaders and students react to events center announcement (WQOW-TV 18, Aug. 5)

Confluence Project’s future by no means certain (Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, April 3, 2014)

Confluence Project gets boost from voters (Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, April 2, 2014)

The Confluence Project Wins Big (Volume One, April 2, 2014)

Let's Do This Together (commentary article by Chancellor Schmidt about the Confluence Project, published in Volume One, March 6, 2014)

UW-Eau Claire chancellor: James Schmidt becomes official with inauguration as university's eighth leader (Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, Nov. 9, 2013)

Higher Education in Western Wisconsin: A Changing of the Guard (interview on Wisconsin Public Radio's "The West Side," Sept. 16, 2013)

Chancellor James Schmidt interview on NewsTalk 790 (scroll down to UW-Eau Claire chancellor entry under "Interviews") (WAYY 790 AM Radio, Sept. 12, 2013)

New chancellor speaks about UW-Eau Claire's future (WEAU 13 News, Sept. 3,2013)

UW-EC chancellor promises faculty, staff no major changes (Eau ClaireLeader-Telegram, Aug. 21, 2013)

UW-EC chancellor says he has felt welcome, sees challenges (Eau ClaireLeader-Telegram, Aug. 11, 2013)

New chancellor introduces himself (Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, July 2, 2013)

Chancellor Schmidt begins tenure at UW-Eau Claire (WQOW News 18, July 1,2013)

First day for new UWEC Chancellor (WEAU 13 News, July 1, 2013)

Leaving home: As WSU’s Jim Schmidt prepares to be chancellor at UW-Eau Claire, his friends reflect on his love for the university and the community (Winona Daily News, June 16, 2013)

Schmidt given nod as UW-EC chancellor (Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, April 5, 2013)

UW-Eau Claire's presumptive next chancellor comes with glowing tributes (Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, March 30, 2013)

UW-EC's next chancellor plans no sweeping changes (Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, March 19, 2013)

Winona State University official named UW-Eau Claire chancellor (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 18, 2013)

Schmidt chosen as next UW-Eau Claire chancellor (The Chippewa Herald, March 18, 2013)