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Garfield Avenue project affects travel on lower campus.

The project is expected to be completed in fall 2018, and the footbridge will be closed from late May to late August in both 2017 and 2018.

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    Chancellor's Blog: Creating an equitable, inclusive and diverse campus — An update
    Friday, Dec. 2, 2016

    Over the past year, UW-Eau Claire developed an EDI plan that will help us create a campus that is open, supportive and focused on dismantling racism, sexism, homophobia and xenophobia. This month we took several important steps forward in our continuing EDI efforts.

  • aerial view of lower campus
    Chancellor's Blog: Reflections on this week
    Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016

    Chancellor James Schmidt shares his reflections on events over the past week at UW-Eau Claire.

  • Schofield Hall
    Chancellor's Blog: Free speech on a public university campus
    Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016

    Chancellor James Schmidt recalls UW-Eau Claire's long history of making the public university's venues available to candidates for the highest U.S. offices, regardless of their political party.

  • UW-Eau Claire campus mall
    Chancellor's Blog: A plan for investment in faculty and staff
    Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016

    Chancellor James Schmidt lays out an institutional compensation plan that will support UW-Eau Claire's commitment to excellence by investing in faculty and staff. The plan seeks to invest one-time resources in faculty and staff and to lay out a pathway for sustainable merit compensation based on enrollment growth.

  • Setting the stage
    Chancellor's Blog: August Update
    Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016

    Chancellor Schmidt provides an update on a variety of activities and opportunities that he and the Blugold community are focused on as the fall semester arrives.

  • students on campus mall
    Chancellor's Blog: July update
    Friday, July 8, 2016

    Chancellor Schmidt provides an update on a variety of activities and opportunities that he and the Blugold community have experienced this summer.

  • Students walking on campus sidewalks and the campus footbridge
    Chancellor's Blog: The year in review
    Thursday, May 12, 2016

    The 2015-16 academic year was perhaps the most challenging UW-Eau Claire has faced as a campus community. Chancellor Schmidt looks back on campuswide accomplishments during the year and forward to what's happening in the coming months.

  • spring scene of students outside Schofield Hall
    Chancellor's Blog: Campus Climate Survey shows we have much room for improvement
    Friday, May 6, 2016

    Outcomes of UW-Eau Claire's Campus Climate Survey will be invaluable to the campus as a solid foundation that will enable the campus community to measure its progress toward achieving its goal of a more equitable, diverse and inclusive UW-Eau Claire.

  • Chancellor Schmidt cheering on runners along the Blugold Mile
    Chancellor's Blog: Time to feel some Blugold pride
    Monday, May 2, 2016

    Chancellor Schmidt recounts recent displays of scholarship, talent and spirit by UW-Eau Claire students. He also reminds readers that these end-of-academic-year showcases of student success are the result of the important work of dedicated faculty, staff and community partners.

  • campus scene through budding tree branches
    Chancellor's Blog: A story we must keep telling
    Tuesday, March 29, 2016

    The realities of the impact of Wisconsin state budget reductions in funding for higher education (including a 26 percent cut for UW-Eau Claire) is a story that needs repeating, says Chancellor James Schmidt.

  • Faculty and staff in strategic planning session
    Chancellor's Blog: Energized for the future
    Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016

    Chancellor James Schmidt recounts the Jan. 20 gathering of faculty and staff who began a new process of planning for UW-Eau Claire's future, and he shares means for those who were unable to participate to provide their input.

  • Chancellor James Schmidt walks through Davies Center with Governor Scott Walker
    Chancellor's Blog: Leading for Wisconsin families
    Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016

    In follow-up to a stop on campus by Governor Scott Walker to discuss his college affordability proposals, Chancellor James Schmidt recounts all UW-Eau Claire is doing to ensure students receive an affordable and high-quality college education.

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