On Nov. 9, 2017, the University of Wisconsin Board of Regents approved a proposal to join the UW College campuses with the University system. The plan calls for UW-Fond du Lac, UW-Fox Valley and UW Oshkosh to join as one university. Leadership, staff, faculty and students at all three campuses have begun working to implement the realignment with an effective date of July 1, 2018.
The purpose of the restructuring is to expand access to higher education by offering more general education and upper-level courses, as well as identify and reduce barriers to transferring credits within the UW System.
UW-Fond du Lac, UW-Fox Valley and UW Oshkosh share a rich history in partnership and collaboration—through academic articulation agreements, continuing education programming, resource sharing and more. An excellent foundation exists to build a greater partnership.
The development of a unified, community vision for UW-Fond du Lac, UW-Fox Valley and UW Oshkosh will take some time. But I’m proud that good work is underway. Dozens of dedicated students, faculty and staff members from our three campus communities are helping lead...read more
It has been a busy start to the spring semester as the planning for our Lake Winnebago Region Restructuring project accelerates. While there is still much to be decided and determined, it is an exciting time for our campuses as we grow together into one stronger...read more
Together, we are ending this year on a strong note, and I am so grateful for the many ways you have helped us get here. As 2017 comes to a close, I am delighted to see members of our three campus communities stepping forward to serve in restructuring process that, in...read more
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4/5/2018 — First sign of UW campus mergers will be name change on diplomas, USA Today Network WI
3/12/2018 — UW System restructure plan begins to take shape, WFRV
2/27/2018 — Andrew Leavitt, Martin Rudd discuss Lake Winnebago region restructuring, KFIZ
11/10/2017 — UW-Oshkosh chancellor says merger creates more opportunities, WBAY
10/11/2017 — UW System proposes merging campuses, WTAQ
10/11/2017 — Cross proposes merging 2- and 4-year UW campuses, WHBY
10/11/2017 — Area universities react to UW System restructuring proposal, WBAY
10/11/2017 — UW System proposes merging 2-year campuses with 4-year campuses, Fox 11
10/11/2017 — UW campuses in Oshkosh, Fox Valley and Fond du Lac may merge, USA Today Network WI