UW-Barron County + UW-Eau Claire

Times of transition

On Nov. 9, 2017, the UW System Board of Regents approved system President Ray Cross’s proposal to align the UW Colleges with four-year universities across the state. Under the realignment, UW-Barron County will become part of UW-Eau Claire, effective July 1, 2018, pending approval by the Higher Learning Commission. Information about the ongoing transition for UW-Barron County and UW-Eau Claire is posted below as it becomes available.

If you have questions or need specific information please refer to the UW System website for details about the systemwide restructuring.

A student-focused partnership

Chancellor James Schmidt speaks on the restructuring of the UW Colleges before the UW System Board of Regents vote on the plan at its November 2017 meeting. Chancellor Schmidt's remarks begin at the 1:10:31 mark in the video if you care to fast-forward to that mark. 

UWBC visits UWEC


Faculty and staff from UW-Barron County visited the UW-Eau Claire campus Nov. 30, giving colleagues from both campuses a chance to get acquainted. See more pictures from the visit.

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