UW-Whitewater Chancellor to Hold Welcome Receptions in Whitewater and Janesville

Members of the community are invited to special community receptions to welcome University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Chancellor Dwight C. Watson. The receptions will be held:

  • Tuesday, August 13, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Casual Joe’s in Whitewater, 319 W. James Street 
  • Monday, August 19, from 4 to 6 p.m. at The Venue in Janesville, 37 S. Water Street

Please join Chancellor Watson for refreshments and fellowship!

Watson began his tenure August 1 as the 17th chancellor of UW-Whitewater. The UW System Board of Regents named Watson to lead the university on May 23.

Chancellor Dwight C. Watson

“For more than 150 years, dedicated people at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater have been transforming the lives of students and positively impacting the region we serve. We have much to be proud of as we begin a new academic year. I am humbled and honored to serve as chancellor, and I am looking forward to continuing to move the university forward,” Watson said. “I want to assure members of the Warhawk family that I will listen, learn, and lead. I plan to listen to students, faculty, staff, and the community. I plan to learn all I can about UW-Whitewater and the region. And I will then work collaboratively to help lead the university to greater achievements.”

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