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Charles Farrell

Charles F. Farrell

Director of University Centers
Davies Center 240
phone 715-836-5904
fax 715-836-2301
e-mail  farrelcf@uwec.edu
    
Charles came to UW-Eau Claire in March 2006, from Chicago. He worked at the Illinois Institute of Technology for four years as the Associate Director of Campus and Conference Centers, responsible for the day-to-day operations focusing on Event Services and Facilities Operations. Prior to IIT Charles worked at the University of Chicago in a variety of student activities positions leaving there as Associate Director in 2002.

At UW-Eau Claire Charles is responsible for Davies Center, Hilltop Center, Crest Wellness Center, Schofield Auditorium and Zorn Arena. In addition, Charles is the contract administrator for many of the auxiliary services on campus including Blugold Dining, the University Bookstore, Blugold Card Services, Printing Services and vending. Charles also has oversight for Activities, Involvement and Leadership Office, Event Services, Building Operations and the Service Center.

Charles is a graduate of the University of Minnesota, Morris where he holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and English. He has a Master of Education degree from North Dakota State University’s College of Human Development & Education in College Student Personnel Services. He did significant graduate work in the fields of the History of Education and Marketing Communication and is currently enrolled in a Master’s degree program at the Nashotah House Seminary.  

Charles has a daughter Elizabeth (Lizzy) who is currently a student at the University of Minnesota, Duluth. He spends lots of time reading a variety of books, many of which have something to do with history and is a regular volunteer at Community Table and Sojourner House. Charles was ordained into the Sacred Order of Deacons in the Episcopal Church in 2013 and serves on the clergy at Christ Church Cathedral, Eau Claire.

Christopher Buckley

Assistant Director for Operations
Davies Center 240
phone 715-836-3734
fax 715-836-2301
e-mail  bucklec@uwec.edu

Chris Buckley serves as the liaison between the University Centers and Facilities Planning and Management and is responsible for all aspects of the unit’s custodial, maintenance and repair programs.

Prior to joining the UW-Eau Claire staff, Chris worked for the state of Wisconsin as a supervisor in several treatment centers and then at UW-Stevens Point in a position similar to his current one. He holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology from UW-Parkside.

Jeanine Rossow

Assistant Director / Business Manager
Davies Center 240
phone  715-836-3276
fax  715-836-2301
e-mail  rossowjm@uwec.edu

     

Karen Stuber

Assistant Director for Event Services
Davies Center 240
phone 715-836-3881
e-mail  stuberk@uwec.edu  

A member of the University Centers staff since March 1969, Karen Stuber began her term of employment as the university calendar secretary for Student Activities and University Programs. She became manager of the conferences and reservations complex in 1982. Now Assistant Director for Event Services, Karen directs the work of full-time, limited-term and student staff who are responsible for the production, technology, scheduling and supervision of events in Davies Center and across the UW-Eau Claire campus. She works with community organizations including Visit Eau Claire and the Eau Claire Chamber of Commerce, and is a member of the Association of Collegiate Conference and Events Directors-International and the Association of College Unions-International.

Karen Stuber is also executive director of the Viennese Ball, the largest social event hosted annually by the university. The event promotes positive university, community and international relations by expanding an awareness and appreciation of the culture, history and music of Vienna, Austria. Proceeds have provided more than $1.5 million in music, service and international study scholarships for UW-Eau Claire students.

Kris Lorentz

Accounting Manager
Davies Center 240
phone 715-836-2263
fax  715-836-2301
e-mail  lorentkl@uwec.edu

Muriel McMullen

Financial Specialist
Davies Center 240
phone 715-836-4038
fax 715-836-2301
e-mail  mcmullmj@uwec.edu

Jenni Sterling

University Services Associate
Davies Center 240
phone 715-836-5904
fax  715-836-2301
e-mail  sterlijl@uwec.edu

 

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