MADISON – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents approved name changes today for several of the former two-year UW Colleges campuses which now operate as branch campuses of comprehensive and research institutions under the UW System’s restructuring initiative that took effect July 1.
UW-Barron County’s new name was approved at the June Board meeting. UW-Oshkosh will propose name changes for UW-Fox Valley and UW-Fond du Lac at a future meeting.
|UW SYSTEM BRANCH CAMPUS RENAMING|
|Former Two-Year Campus Names||New Two-Year Campus Names|
|UW-Barron County||University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire – Barron County|
|University of Wisconsin–Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus
University of Wisconsin–Green Bay, Marinette Campus
University of Wisconsin–Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus
|University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee at Washington County
University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee at Waukesha
|University of Wisconsin–Platteville Baraboo Sauk County
University of Wisconsin–Platteville Richland
|University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point at Wausau
University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point at Marshfield
|UW-Rock County||University of Wisconsin-Whitewater at Rock County|
The Regents unanimously approved the UW System restructuring project in December 2017. UW System formally submitted its application to restructure to the Higher Learning Commission in January and the HLC approved the application in June.