Selecting UW-Green Bay’s Seventh Chancellor

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Opportunity Summary

The University of Wisconsin System invites applications and nominations for the position of Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (UWGB). This leader will succeed Dr. Gary Miller, who was recently appointed as President of the University of Akron after five years of significant contributions to the University. Building on the successes of recent years, including four consecutive years of enrollment increases and the creation of 20 new academic programs, UW-Green Bay seeks a committed leader to champion continued growth and innovation that meets the needs and challenges of the region, ensures access to affordable higher education, prepares students for future success, and enhances the university’s contributions to the community.

About UW-Green Bay

Established in 1965, UW-Green Bay is one of eleven comprehensive universities in a public higher education system that also includes two doctoral institutions, a system of freshman-sophomore transfer colleges, and a statewide Extension. UW-Green Bay enrolls more than 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students across campuses located in Green Bay, Marinette, Manitowoc and Sheboygan through its four colleges: Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Science, Engineering and Technology (including the Richard Resch School of Engineering); Health, Education and Social Welfare; and the Austin E. Cofrin School of Business.

Video: Four Campuses, One University

In July 2018 UW-Green Bay expanded and became a four campus university serving a 16-county region. The opportunities for higher education in these coastal communities is boundless.


Our next chancellor will…

The new Chancellor will be expected to sustain – and strategically build upon – the university’s momentum. The University of Wisconsin System is seeking an experienced, forward-looking, and progressive leader who will be presented with the following opportunities for professional and personal fulfillment: 
  • Serve as the leader of a campus “on the move” which has made exciting gains in enrollment, programs, and reputation
  • Collaborate regularly with an exceptional team of administrators, faculty, and staff in perfecting UW-Green Bay's delivery of high quality academic programs at continually and increasingly affordable costs
  • Interact regularly with engaged students who are appreciative of UW-Green Bay’s academic and co-curricular programs and eager to apply these resources to their own growth and development
  • Work closely with the region’s leaders – government, private sector, academic, and community – in conveying the University’s commitment to improving the quality of life and economic well-being of its citizens
  • Work and reside in a vibrant metropolitan area that provides for the highest quality of life and a diversity of people, resources, and activities.

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