Board of regents to vote on new UWEC chancellor Friday

(WEAU) – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents will vote on the confirmation of Dr. James C. Schmidt as UW-Eau Claire's next chancellor Friday.

The confirmation vote will take place in closed session toward the end of the regents meeting being held at UW-La Crosse.

Schmidt is the current vice president for university advancement at Winona State University and executive director of the foundation board of trustees there.

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