Bob Sternberg http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en UW Interim President prepares for the Legislative Session http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/uw-interim-president-prepares-legislative-session <p>Following the resignation of Bob Sternberg, Dick McGinity has taken over reins at the University of Wyoming as Interim President.&nbsp;</p><p>McGinity was simply a faculty member at UW until Sternberg promoted him to be part of the administration and now he’s running the show.&nbsp; Among his first duties is getting UW priorities through the legislature.&nbsp; He tells Bob Beck that includes pay raises.</p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 23:20:51 +0000 Bob Beck 51635 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org UW Interim President prepares for the Legislative Session Acting President says UW will be fine http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/acting-president-says-uw-will-be-fine <p>The acting President of the University of Wyoming says it’s time to put the past behind and move forward with plans to make the University even better.&nbsp;</p><p>In his first public appearance since the resignation of former President Bob Sternberg, Dick McGinity told the Laramie Rotary Club that the team that is currently leading the University will do good work and find specific ways to improve U-W. &nbsp;As he takes over the reins of the University McGinity remains optimistic.</p> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 23:50:19 +0000 Bob Beck 50257 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Acting President says UW will be fine Historian offers perspective on Sternberg resignation http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/historian-offers-perspective-sternberg-resignation <p>It’s not often that a president leaves a university as quickly as Bob Sternberg, but it has happened before at UW. Phil Roberts spoke with Wyoming Public Radio’s Willow Belden. He says there are often times that people are just not the right fit for a particular position.</p><p>For more on UW President Bob Sternberg’s resignation, <strong><a href="http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/historian-offers-perspective-sternberg-resignation">click here.</a></strong></p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 22:52:17 +0000 Willow Belden 49996 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Historian offers perspective on Sternberg resignation UW president resigns, no decisions yet on new search process http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/uw-president-resigns-no-decisions-yet-new-search-process <p>University of Wyoming President Bob Sternberg <a href="http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/university-wyoming-president-resigns">has resigned</a>, after less than five months in office.</p><p>He said in a statement that “as wonderful as the University of Wyoming is, it may not be the best fit for me as president.”</p><p>Sternberg had come under fire from members of the campus community after several deans and other top officials were replaced.</p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 03:53:19 +0000 Willow Belden 49925 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org UW president resigns, no decisions yet on new search process UW President Bob Sternberg says he's available to discuss concerns http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/uw-president-bob-sternberg-says-hes-available-discuss-concerns <p>The President of the University of Wyoming, Bob Sternberg, says he understands that the turnover of several administrators is unsettling, but says that most of the resignations have been coincidence.&nbsp; Sternberg says he was directly involved in the resignations of Provost Myron Allen and Education Dean Kay Persichitte, but other administrator resigned on their own.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 09 Nov 2013 01:14:48 +0000 Bob Beck 49650 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org UW President Bob Sternberg says he's available to discuss concerns University faculty on edge after another dean’s resignation http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/university-faculty-edge-after-another-dean-s-resignation <p>University of Wyoming College of Law students delivered an open letter Monday to UW President Bob Sternberg demanding more transparency about their dean’s resignation. College of Law Dean Stephen Easton’s resignation is the latest in a series of departures from the University's top ranks. Since July, five deans have been replaced&nbsp;along with&nbsp;several provosts.</p> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 16:25:54 +0000 Irina Zhorov 49430 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org University faculty on edge after another dean’s resignation Report recommends spending more, accommodating UW student athletes http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/report-recommends-spending-more-accommodating-uw-student-athletes <p>A new report suggests that University of Wyoming Athletics can excel with a few big changes.</p><p>UW President Bob Sternberg wants to improve UW athletics, and his office funded the $35,000 College Sports Associates study.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 01:33:09 +0000 Bob Beck 49405 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Report recommends spending more, accommodating UW student athletes UW president touts virtues of humanities http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/uw-president-touts-virtues-humanities <p>Land grant institutions, like the University of Wyoming, were designed to provide a practical education. In a <a href="http://www.uwyo.edu/uw/news/2013/10/why-we-value-humanities-and-fine-arts-at-uw.html">recent editorial</a>, UW’s president makes the case that the humanities and fine arts are also part of that practical education.</p><p>Since becoming UW’s president earlier this year, Sternberg says he’s heard lots of conversation about engineering, agriculture, and business, but not so much about the humanities. As a psychologist, much of Sternberg’s work has focused on creativity.</p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 20:59:15 +0000 Micah Schweizer 49046 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org UW president touts virtues of humanities U-W's Sternberg is pushing hard for pay hikes http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/u-ws-sternberg-pushing-hard-pay-hikes <p></p><p>University of Wyoming faculty and staff have not had a pay raise since 2009, and U-W’s new President says that needs to be addressed.&nbsp; Bob Sternberg says U-W has lost important faculty to other institutions and morale among staff is low.</p><p>“Everybody knows who has a job that when your morale goes downhill, people don’t do their best work and we have a real serious morale problem here at the University of Wyoming and I’m really committed to resolving it.”</p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 22:11:44 +0000 Bob Beck 45313 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org U-W's Sternberg is pushing hard for pay hikes UW Trustees request $13M for pay raises http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/uw-trustees-request-13m-pay-raises <p></p><p></p> Sat, 27 Jul 2013 00:50:10 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 44404 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org UW Trustees request $13M for pay raises UW provost will resign http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/uw-provost-will-resign <p>University of Wyoming Provost Myron Allen has announced he will resign this fall.<br /><br />A press release from UW President Bob Sternberg’s office says he accepted Allen’s resignation, which will go into effect on September 1. The release did not offer a reason for Allen's resignation.<br /><br />Sternberg is asking the UW community and stakeholders to offer input and recommend an interim vice president for academic affairs. He invites anyone to send him an e-mail at uwpres@uwyo.edu.</p> Sat, 27 Jul 2013 00:45:34 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 44403 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org UW provost will resign