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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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It's about our region's future.
      Our region is changing economically and demographically, more on that in a moment.

We are large, rapidly growing, and, as I have noted, now understand that development in Appleton benefits Green Bay and development in Green Bay helps Appleton.

Our region owned the 1900s when manufacturing was king. That leads to certain strengths: a strong workforce and a legacy of wealth that sets us apart from the rest of the state in the capacity for entrepreneurial investment.

There is another legacy less positive as we prepare for the future: there were days, now gone, when a lifetime well-paying job was assured in one of the mills and without higher education. So, today in our region, were we a state, the percentage of our adult population with baccalaureate degrees would rank us near rock bottom among the 50 states.
 
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