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Martin Rudd succeeds Jim Perry as CEO/Dean at Menasha campus

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Ray Cross, chancellor of the University of Wisconsin Colleges and University of Wisconsin Extension, today named Dr. Martin D. Rudd to serve as campus executive officer and dean at the University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley.

Rudd succeeds Jim Perry, who served as CEO/Dean for 18 years before his retirement earlier this year. Rudd will start his new duties January 1, 2012.

Rudd is an associate professor of chemistry at UWFox and was the associate campus dean for academic affairs from 2006-10.  He was interim CEO/Dean at UW-Manitowoc from 2010-2011. Rudd received his doctorate in inorganic chemistry and Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Warwick, in Coventry, England.

“I am very pleased to be able to appoint an experienced teacher and administrator to lead this important campus,” Cross said. “Martin Rudd knows the campus and the community well.”

UWFox is one of the 13 campuses that comprise the UW Colleges, as well as one of the 26 campuses that make up the University of Wisconsin System and UW Colleges Online.  UWFox has a fall 2011 enrollment of approximately 1,800 students.

The UW Colleges offers an associate degree in arts and science and prepares students of all ages and backgrounds for baccalaureate and professional programs. UWFox also offers five bachelor’s degrees at its Menasha campus through collaborations with several four-year UW campuses.

Rudd’s full curriculum vitae is available here: Curriculum Vitae (CV)


Posted 10/4/2011