Interim President Dick McGinity http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en UW President Reflects On Legislative Session http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/uw-president-reflects-legislative-session <p>University of Wyoming President Dick McGinity wrapped up his first legislative session last month and he calls it quite a learning experience.&nbsp; He joined Wyoming Public Radio’s Bob Beck to review the session.</p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 21:43:53 +0000 Bob Beck 56707 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org UW President Reflects On Legislative Session McGinity named UW's full time President http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/mcginity-named-uws-full-time-president <p>After hearing mixed public testimony, the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees have voted 9 to 3 to make Dick McGinity the full time President of the University until June 30<sup>th</sup> of 2016.</p><p>Trustee President Dave Bostrom says McGinity “has demonstrated his ability to lead the institution.” During the meeting Faculty and Staff representatives urged trustees to wait before removing McGinity’s interim tag.&nbsp; But many, like Dean of Libraries Maggie Farrell said it was time for U-W to move forward.</p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 00:22:49 +0000 Bob Beck 52719 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org McGinity named UW's full time President UW Trustees hear mixed reaction about the UW Presidency http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/uw-trustees-hear-mixed-reaction-about-uw-presidency <p>The University of Wyoming’s Board of Trustees&nbsp;is considering making Interim&nbsp; U-W President Dick McGinity the full time President. The Trustees held a public discussion on the issue Thursday and got plenty of advice.</p><p>Addressing a room full of people, Staff Senate President Jim Logue&nbsp;told the board that U-W staff would prefer to see the board conduct a formal search for a new president.</p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 23:10:34 +0000 Melodie Edwards 52718 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org UW Trustees hear mixed reaction about the UW Presidency 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 Sen. Nicholas disappointed and sad over UW president's resignation http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/sen-nicholas-disappointed-and-sad-over-uw-presidents-resignation <p>Laramie&nbsp;Senator Phil Nicholas says he’s sad and disappointed to see&nbsp;Bob Sternberg depart from his position as President of the University of Wyoming so quickly. Sternberg resigned&nbsp;on Thursday&nbsp;after less than 5 months on the job.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 16 Nov 2013 00:28:42 +0000 Melodie Edwards 50006 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Sen. Nicholas disappointed and sad over UW president's resignation