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UWO was delighted to host the UW System Board of Regents on the Oshkosh campus on October 7 and October 8. It was the first in-person, regular Board meeting on a comprehensive campus in nearly two years and, for UWO, the first opportunity to host the Regents since the summer of 2014.

It was also a privilege to share the story of UWO’s birth and evolution over 150 years. We continue to celebrate the institution’s Sesquicentennial through 2021.

Here is the presentation I delivered for the Regents, UW System Administration and colleagues who gathered in Reeve Memorial Union from throughout the state on October 7. We traced through the university’s timeline and zoomed in on several important achievements and innovations along its 150-year journey…