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Chancellor Names UWFox CEO/Dean Finalists

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Ray Cross, the chancellor of University of Wisconsin Colleges and University of Wisconsin-Extension, today released the names of the candidates for campus executive officer/dean at UW-Fox Valley. The finalists are:

Dr. Martin D. Rudd served as interim campus executive officer and dean at the University of Wisconsin-Manitowoc from 2010-2011.   Prior to that position, he was the associate campus dean (Academic Affairs) at the University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley from 2006-10 and is currently an associate professor of chemistry at UW-Fox Valley.  Dr. Rudd received his doctorate in inorganic chemistry and bachelor’s of science degree from the University of Warwick, in Coventry, England. 

Dr. Donna Hilton Stewart is currently the interim dean in the College of Management at the University of Wisconsin-Stout.  Prior to her current position, she was the associate dean from 2009-11.  Dr. Stewart earned her doctorate in vocational education-marketing from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, her master’s degree in business administration/operations management and her bachelor’s degree in business administration/business finance from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

Dr. Carmen R. Wilson is currently the chief of staff and affirmative action officer at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.  Prior to her current position, she was the assessment coordinator from 2004-08 and faculty senate chair from 2005-2008.  Dr. Wilson earned her doctorate and master’s degree in counseling psychology and her bachelor’s degree in psychology at Iowa State University.

Campus visits will be scheduled for each of the finalists in September so they can meet with faculty, staff, students and community members. The schedule will be posted on the UWFox CEO/dean search website http://www.uwc.edu/dean-search when it is finalized. 
In October, Chancellor Cross will name the new UWFox campus executive officer/dean. The next CEO/dean will succeed Jim Perry who retired in February 2011. Andy Keogh currently serves as interim CEO/dean.

UWFox is part of the University of Wisconsin Colleges, the UW System’s network of 13 freshman/sophomore campuses and UW Colleges Online that offers an Associate of Arts and Sciences degree and prepares students of all ages and backgrounds for baccalaureate and professional programs. The CEO /dean is the chief operating officer and chief academic officer of the campus.


Posted 08/24/2011