News and Announcements
John E. Kerrigan, ninth Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, died Nov. 5 at age 76. During his 10-year tenure, Kerrigan significantly expanded opportunities for students and faculty. He initiated professorships to support faculty in their research and scholastic pursuits, and developed scholarship programs for entering students with academic and leadership ability.
Alumni, campus and community leaders gathered on Homecoming Saturday, Oct. 13 to break ground on the $12 million UW Oshkosh Alumni Welcome and Conference Center.
Event included address by Blois Olson '94, media and communications expert, and regular speaker on political volatility, media change and social media strategies.
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Chancellor Wells was among the speakers at a Feb. 14 press conference announcing the UW Oshkosh Foundation’s and two private-partner hoteliers’s official purchase of City Center Hotel in downtown Oshkosh.