The UW Board of Regents will choose between a Milwaukee law firm CEO and one of its own chancellors to be the next president of the UW System.
His resignation announcement on Friday falls on the the same day that a committee of UW Board of Regents members meet to select finalists in the presidential search.
While not specified in the contract, the former chancellor said he oversaw development of a new engineering program that involves two UW campuses and a technical college.
Ray Cross' contract with the UW System also called for him to recommend changes to the selection process for high-profile leadership searches.
"It’s clear they have important process issues to work out," the candidate said.
UW-Platteville Richland had nearly 250 students in 1980 when the campus was considered for closure. Today, it has 155.
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