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Retiring UW president donates books to Meeteetse

Retiring UW president donates books to Meeteetse

LARAMIE — University of Wyoming President Tom Buchanan is donating several hundred of his books to the library in Meeteetse.

June 19, 2013 7:06 amLoading…
UW eases admission of Wyoming community college grads

UW eases admission of Wyoming community college grads

LARAMIE — Students who earn an associate of arts or associate of science degree at any of Wyoming's seven community colleges will be able to receive automatic admission to the University of Wyoming.

May 15, 2013 12:17 pmLoading…

University of Wyoming trims 54 jobs in budget cutting

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The University of Wyoming has eliminated 54 faculty and staff positions to meet state budget cuts, but all the job cuts have been achieved through attrition.

May 06, 2013 2:46 pmLoading…

New UW president makes good impression

LARAMIE, Wyo. — Robert Sternberg is making a good impression on his first visit to the University of Wyoming campus in Laramie since being named its new president in February.

March 25, 2013 6:45 pmLoading…
Sternberg and family excited for move to Wyoming

Sternberg and family excited for move to Wyoming

When one of his triplets started to cry during a grand opening celebration at Oklahoma State University, Robert Sternberg casually left the podium then returned with his baby.

March 08, 2013 11:30 pmLoading…
University of Wyoming gets money for bonuses and buildings

University of Wyoming gets money for bonuses and buildings

LARAMIE, Wyo. — The University of Wyoming will see money for new construction and a pay bonus for employees from the supplemental budget approved by the Legislature this winter.

March 06, 2013 9:13 amLoading…
Wyoming lawmaker defends confidential search law

Wyoming lawmaker defends confidential search law

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Some lawmakers say a new law allowing the University of Wyoming and community colleges to hire presidents in secret is worth looking at again next year to provide more openness.

February 28, 2013 3:13 pm Related Loading…
Oklahoma St. provost selected new University of Wyoming president

Oklahoma St. provost selected new University of Wyoming president

CASPER, Wyo. — Oklahoma State University Provost Robert Sternberg will become the next president of the University of Wyoming.

February 26, 2013 4:41 pmLoading…

UW officials asks judge to change decision on presidential search

LARAMIE — The University of Wyoming should release the names of finalists in its search for a new president, even though a new state law allows colleges to conduct such efforts in secret, an attorney argued Wednesday.

February 20, 2013 5:45 amLoading…

UW seeks president search records lawsuit change

LARAMIE — A judge is being asked to alter his previous ruling that the University of Wyoming must disclose the names of finalists in its search for a new president.

February 11, 2013 5:27 pmLoading…
ExxonMobil donates $2.5M to UW for energy research

ExxonMobil donates $2.5M to UW for energy research

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Another major corporate gift from the oil-and-gas industry, this time from ExxonMobil, seeks to boost hydrocarbon deposit research at the University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources.

February 07, 2013 5:18 pmLoading…

Wyoming Legislature passes UW president search bill

CHEYENNE — A bill that would allow the selection of University of Wyoming and state community college presidents to be closed to the public has passed the Legislature.

February 05, 2013 12:09 pmLoading…
UW bill surprises community college trustees

UW bill surprises community college trustees

CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- Trustees of the state's community colleges first learned they were included in House Bill 223 after reading a newspaper account about legislation making the University of Wyoming's presidential search secret.

February 02, 2013 11:45 pm Related Loading…
Senate advances UW president search bill

Senate advances UW president search bill

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A bill that would allow the selection of University of Wyoming and state community college presidents to be closed to the public advanced quickly Friday in the Senate, despite the desire of some UW faculty members to have a greater say in the selection process.

February 01, 2013 10:35 am Related Loading…

House approves bill on secret UW president search

CHEYENNE — The state House of Representatives has passed a bill that would allow searches for University of Wyoming and state community college presidents to be closed to the public.

January 31, 2013 1:29 pmLoading…

House gives initial OK to college president bill

CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- A bill that would allow searches for University of Wyoming and state community college presidents to be closed to the public has cleared its first floor debate on the state House.

January 29, 2013 1:40 pmLoading…
Bill would close University of Wyoming presidential candidate records

Bill would close University of Wyoming presidential candidate records

CHEYENNE -- One day after a district court ruled the University of Wyoming must disclose the names of finalists in its president search, a Laramie legislator introduced a bill to keep the names confidential.

January 24, 2013 11:00 pm Related Loading…

Judge sides with media in UW president search suit

CHEYENNE — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees must disclose the finalists for the university's next president after they get that short list of names from a search committee, a judge ruled Wednesday.

January 23, 2013 5:14 pmLoading…
Former Gov. Freudenthal ready to 'slow' down

Former Gov. Freudenthal ready to 'slow' down

CASPER, Wyo. — Former Gov. Dave Freduenthal spends his days practicing law in Cheyenne, teaching at the University of Wyoming Law School in Laramie, sitting on the board of St. Louis-based Arch Coal Inc., and visiting his four adult children who are scattered across the country.

January 02, 2013 12:15 amLoading…

UW says naming presidential hopefuls would harm search

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Releasing the names of finalists for president of Wyoming's only four-year public university would harm the search, the University of Wyoming contended in response to a lawsuit by media companies.

December 14, 2012 5:45 amLoading…

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