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Northeastern Wisconsin's Growth Agenda

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Chancellor Bruce Shepard presented "Northeastern Wisconsin's Growth Agenda"
to the UW System Board of Regents Business, Finance, and Audit Committee on Thursday, April 6.
The board held its April 2006 meetings on the UW-Green Bay campus.

 

Introduction

Northeastern Wisconsin's Growth Agenda

What the Growth Agenda Means for UWGB

What is driving the Agenda?

The Growth Agenda...Why Now?

UW-Green Bay Today

It's About Our Region's Future

A Region in Economic Transition

Northeastern Wisconsin: A Rising Economic Star for Wisconsin

Region in Demographic Transition

Diversity Plan 2008
Phuture Phoenix


Looking Even Deeper: Who succeeds at UWGB?

UWGB...A University in Demand

Connecting Learning to Life..."A Unique Education"

What is Happening at UWGB?

How will UWGB Grow?

Partnerships:
Public Higher Education,
Private Higher Education,
K-12, Private Sector


Why Talk Growth Now?


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Powerpoint slide: A Region in economic transition.
      Contrary to popular mythology, paper manufacturing remains strong – the large traditional manufacturers are making key capital investments to stay competitive on a worldwide stage. However, they remain strong because they must relentlessly substitute capital and brain-power driven innovation for labor. The major action is also now found in “high-tech paper” – paper converting, paper-based advanced consumer products, and non-wovens.

UWGB is, already, a key player in these initiatives.

Other changes include a growing health care industry, rapidly expanding services sector, growing impact of minority-owned businesses, and, less positively, loss of local ownership of national and international corporations.
 
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