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New interim leadership named at UW System

Posted on Oct 17, 2013
Telfer to serve as interim UW System President. Kopper to serve as interim UW-Whitewater Chancellor, beginning January 1st
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Richard J. Telfer earned his Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction from UW-Madison. He holds a bachelor’s degree in speech/English and a master’s degree in secondary education/reading improvement from Central Michigan University.

Richard J. Telfer earned his Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction from UW-Madison. He holds a bachelor’s degree in speech/English and a master’s degree in secondary education/reading improvement from Central Michigan University.

MADISON, Wis. - Michael J. Falbo, President of the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents, announced that UW-Whitewater Chancellor Richard J. Telfer has agreed to serve as interim UW System President following the departure of President Kevin P. Reilly at year's end.Reilly, the second longest-serving leader in the system's history, announced on July 30 that he will leave to advise the American Council on Education (ACE) and return to teaching.

Telfer's interim appointment will begin on Jan. 1, 2014 and will extend until the new UW System President steps into the leadership post.

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