Breaking precedent, UW System presidential search panel has no faculty, academic staff

November 12, 2019 / Heather Nahmias

by Kelly Meyerhofer

November 8, 2019


The head of the UW Board of Regents has broken decades of precedent by appointing a search committee for the next University of Wisconsin System president that does not include any faculty members or academic staff.

The nine people who will identify System President Ray Cross’ successor are the smallest in number and least diverse presidential search committee going back at least to the early 1990s. The committee’s pick will oversee the state’s public university system, its 167,000 students and an annual budget of $6.3 billion.


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