Dr. Julie Tharp, former interim dean and chief executive officer, attended the Wisconsin Women in Higher Education Leadership Conference in November at UW-River Falls; and the UW System Conference on the Teaching of English in October at UW-Fox Valley. She was the keynote speaker for the 10-10-10 Event on Sustainable Food in October in Marshfield.
She also joined colleagues from various disciplines across the UW-Colleges in applying for aBridging Cultures at Community CollegesNEH grant.
Dr. Tharp was also invited by Marshfield Clinic to be a key strategist in theirHealthy Lifestyles Community/Business Steering Group. She will be attending a Strategic Planning retreat with the group in November. This work will help our BAAS students to find meaningful internship placements.