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UWM Chancellor's Report
Airs on the first Thursday of the month from 1:30-2 p.m. and the Sunday that follows from 7:30-8 p.m.

Learn about issues in higher education and what’s happening at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Featuring UWM Chancellor Mark A. Mone.

Latest Episodes
  • One of UW-Milwaukee’s strengths is its partnerships. They are multi-faceted and can focus on a number of areas, including economic development and issues of equity. Today, we will talk about the value and importance of public-partnerships with UWM Chancellor Mark Mone and guest Lafayette Crump, the City of Milwaukee’s Commissioner of City Development.
  • UW-Milwaukee is ramping up for the year ahead as many families begin pivoting from summer to back to school. But summer is anything but quiet on campus as thousands of new students and their families experience orientations, planning for fall in what will be year three of the pandemic, and advocating for support during turbulent times.
  • The world of collegiate sports has gone through some significant changes this year and UW-Milwaukee is no exception. Joining UWM General Manager John Hess and UWM Chancellor Mark Mone are guests Kyle Rechlicz, UWM’s Women’s Basketball Coach; and Bart Lundy, UW-Milwaukee’s new Men’s Basketball Coach.
  • The performing arts have a profound effect on our lives. From music, to dance, to theatre and the big screen — the performing arts transport us. A recent visit to UW-Milwaukee by alumnus and actor Willem Dafoe drove this home when he received an honorary Doctor of Arts, delivered the spring commencement address and answered questions during a remarkable "Into the Alumni Studio" event. In this special edition of the Chancellor's Report program, we share excerpts of UW-Milwaukee Chancellor Mark Mone's interview with Willem Dafoe.
  • Throughout our region, organizations are undertaking the important work of advancing diversity, equity and inclusion. Joining WUWM General Manager John Hess and UWM Chancellor Mark Mone are guests Corry Joe Biddle, vice president of community affairs at the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce; Amy Pechacek, secretary designee at the Department of Workforce Development; and Chia Vang, UWM’s vice chancellor for diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Fundraising for higher education can be a tricky business, especially when faced with challenges like competition, the pandemic, inflation and shifting perceptions about the value of higher education. Joining WUWM General Manager John Hess and Chancellor Mark Mone is Joan Nesbitt, UWM’s new vice chancellor for development and alumni relations.
  • It’s not headline news that the pandemic has impacted education, but the enduring issue of anemic college enrollments and the unexpected drop-off of pursuing higher education has sparked national conversations. Today, we’ll talk about how these trends have emerged and how they’re likely to impact the future. Joining Chancellor Mone are guests Liz Willen, Hechinger Report Editor in Chief; Doug Belkin, Higher Education Reporter, Wall Street Journal; Kay Eilers, UWM Associate Vice Chancellor for Enrollment; and Dave Clark, UWM Vice Provost for Student Success.
  • The number of people quitting their jobs in the past six months is unprecedented. Today, we’ll talk about how this “Great Resignation” can be turned into the “Great Reawakening” for employers.
  • 2021 was a year marked by a continued global pandemic and sharply climbing mental health needs. On today's Chancellor's Report, we’ll talk about starting this new year with healing and bolstering mental health.
  • On today’s Chancellor’s Report we’ll talk about the value and importance of corporate-university partnerships. Joining Chancellor Mone are guests Jennifer Abele, UWM’s Senior Executive Director of Strategic Partnerships; Dave Vasko, Senior Director of Advanced Technology, Rockwell Automation; and Don Vu, Chief Data Officer, Northwestern Mutual.