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From left, Jan Brantingham, the award nominator; Al Hartman, former UW Oshkosh College of Business dean and current professor; and Janice Stark, president of Women in Management Inc.

Women in Management Inc. Oshkosh Chapter has chosen Dr. E. Alan Hartman, former Business Dean of UW Oshkosh as recipient of their annual Mentor Award. Hartman was nominated by former mentee Jan Brantingham. This honor is given to individuals who have mentored an individual personally or someone who has touched many. Award winners have demonstrated extraordinary leadership skills and have given guidance and direction to their mentee in their lives, in their careers and with opportunities to grow as an individual.

The award presentation took place at the July 8th monthly WIMI luncheon held the second Thursday of each month at La Sure’s in Oshkosh from 11:15 – 1:00. WIMI luncheons are organized to provide local professional women opportunities to grow professionally and personally while networking with other professional women. Visit for more information on this chapter and others in Wisconsin.

Hartman currently is a Professor of Management and Human Resources at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. Previously serving as Interim Provost of UWO 2008-09 and Dean of the College of Business UWO 1995 – 2008. Hartman has mentored many women over the years, which was evident by the number of mentees that attended the award ceremony to thank and honor him. Hartman’s list of accomplishments, involvement and volunteering are long.

He was instrumental in establishing The Office of Entrepreneurship, The Wisconsin Family Business Forum, The Center for Community Partnerships, The Council for Innovation and AeroInnovate. Hartman has served on the Evergreen Retirement Community Board of Directors, Board for HR Connection, a member of the Attract, Develop, Retain and Diverse Talent Committee of the New North and a member of the Work Place Excellence Award Selection Committee.

Carrie Rule, New North B2B, submitted this announcement. Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to contribute calendar items, campus announcements and other good news to UW Oshkosh Today.