A Proper Goodbye & A Professor’s Response

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On Thursday, November 3, 2022 – my last official day as an employee of UWEC per Chancellor Schmidt’s termination notice, I said goodbye to my colleagues and students. Given the circumstances, hosting a gathering was out of the question so I sent an email. Within minutes, I began to receive a flood of responses from students, faculty, staff and even … Read More

For the Record…

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As a lifelong Californian, woman of color, daughter of immigrant parents, first generation college student, and first person of color elected to office in my community – never in my wildest imagination would I have envisioned myself having to uphold the law in defense of white employees in Wisconsin. However, that is exactly what I have done, and I am … Read More