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Ready for fall semester 2017

Group of people with shovel at groundbreaking

A ceremonial groundbreaking was held recently at the site of the new University of Wisconsin-Fond du Lac on-campus housing project. Construction began a month ago for the 121-bed apartment-style building scheduled to be ready for students for the fall 2017 semester.

Pictured at the groundbreaking ceremony are (left to right): Rhonda Stucky, UW-Fond du Lac Foundation executive director; Dina Schultz, UW-Fond du Lac Foundation board president; Rich Haen, UW Colleges regional director of facilities; Bethany Rusch, UW-Fond du Lac campus administrator and regional associate dean of administration and finance; Martin Rudd, UW Colleges regional executive officer and dean; Cathy Sandeen, UW Colleges and UW-Extension chancellor; Allen Buechel, Fond du Lac County executive; Erin Gerred, Fond du Lac County director of administration; Steve Harms, Tri-North director of pre-construction services; Ken Depperman, Fond du Lac County Board supervisor; Robert Giese, Fond du Lac County Board supervisor; Rogette Koby, REACH Business Lenders business development officer; Tom Schermerhorn, Excel Engineering principal of commercial; Jen Mason, Tri-North project manager.

The campus land and UW-Fond du Lac buildings are owned by Fond du Lac County, which has entered into a public/private partnership for construction of the student housing facility with Tri North Builders, Inc. Excel Engineering is the architect. Once completed, the facility will be operated and managed by Best Management on Campus, Inc., a company which specializes in student housing property management.

More information for students about signing up for housing will be available soon. 


Laurie Krasin