Chancellor's Office News
UW-Eau Claire Athletic Director Dan Schumacher retiring in spring
During Schumacher’s time as athletic director, UW-Eau Claire increased its number of student-athletes to as many as 850 as the university brought back men’s baseball and added men’s soccer and women’s lacrosse.
Blugolds stay in Chippewa Valley for employment
About a third of University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire graduates take jobs in the Chippewa Valley, a trend that is helping local businesses meet their workforce needs, according to a survey of graduates.
Governor says Science and Health Sciences Building will develop future workforce
Evers and Department of Administration Secretary-designee Kathy Blumenfeld were on campus Thursday to highlight the $231.3 million the governor included in his 2023-25 capital budget for the second phase of funding to replace Phillips Hall.
In-person final exams canceled at UW-Eau Claire
With a major winter storm approaching, in-person exams are not being held to allow students to travel safely during the holidays.
Alumna urges UW-Eau Claire graduates to work for change in the world
Camila Mennitte Pereyra delivered the “Charge to the Class” at the two commencement ceremonies, thanking those who helped her persevere when she moved from Argentina to Wisconsin to pursue her dreams of higher education.
Eau Claire ranked among most affordable college towns
According to the study, Wisconsin is the most overall budget-friendly state for college students on a budget, with four cities in the state making the top 25 list.
Chancellor Emeritus Larry Schnack’s legacy lives on at UW-Eau Claire
UW-Eau Claire Chancellor Emeritus Larry Schnack — a longtime faculty member and campus leader — passed away Nov. 28. Schnack retired in 1998 after a 32-year career on the campus, which included 13 years as the university’s chancellor.
UW-Eau Claire provides planning update for Science and Health Sciences Building
Members of UW-Eau Claire’s Science and Health Sciences Building Planning Committee outlined the $345.5 million project Tuesday with floor plans, elevations and renderings.
UW-Eau Claire announces new leadership in EDI
Two interim leadership positions have been announced at UW-Eau Claire, familiar campus leaders dedicated to bringing unity and progress in the equity, diversity and inclusion mission of campus.
U.S. News & World Report ranks UW-Eau Claire as the top public regional university in Wisconsin
In its report released today, U.S. News & World Report ranks UW-Eau Claire first among public regional universities in Wisconsin, seventh among public schools in the Midwest and in the top two of public regional universities in Wisconsin and Minnesota.
Forbes ranks UW-Eau Claire among top schools in the country
Forbes has ranked UW-Eau Claire among the top universities in the United States. UW-Eau Claire is ranked third in Wisconsin among all colleges and universities — public and private — on Forbes’ 2022 America’s Top Colleges list.
Chancellor tells faculty, staff to prepare for a year filled with opportunities and challenges
After three years of virtual or modified Blugold Breakfasts, today UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff finally came together in person to celebrate the university’s accomplishments and to look ahead as the 2022-23 academic year begins.
Board of Regents includes new UW-Eau Claire Science and Health Sciences Building funding in budget requests
The UW System Board of Regents approved its 2023-25 biennial capital budget request, which includes $235.5 million for a Science and Health Sciences Building project at UW-Eau Claire. The request will be considered by the governor and state Legislature.
Chancellor's Blog: UW System 2023-25 budget requests
The Board of Regents’ 2023-25 state budget requests aim to keep the University of Wisconsin System on track by investing in faculty and staff, student success and capital projects despite a challenging economic environment.
UW System President Jay Rothman announces Wisconsin Tuition Promise with UW-Eau Claire, UW-River Falls, UW-Stout and UW-Superior
The goal of the program is to increase the number of state residents who graduate with a bachelor’s degree — especially first-generation students and those from low- to moderate-income families throughout Wisconsin.
UW-Eau Claire chancellor named chair of NCAA Division III governing body
Chancellor James Schmidt was named chair of the NCAA Division III Presidents Council this summer and will serve in that capacity through the NCAA national convention in January 2024.