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  • University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire (founded in 1916)
    Enrollment: 10,674

    The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire opened as the State Normal School at Eau Claire with 22 faculty members and 159 students in 1916, the institution evolved into a State Teachers College in 1927, the Wisconsin State College at Eau Claire in 1951 and attained university status in 1964. In 1971 the university, with other state-supported higher learning institutions, became a full partner in the new UW System.

Fond du Lac County Grant County
  • University of Wisconsin, Platteville (founded in 1839)

    Even before Wisconsin achieved statehood in 1848, Platteville was attracting students from eight states to an institution of higher education. The Platteville Academy was chartered by the Wisconsin Territorial Council in 1839. In 1842, it occupied a building on the corner of Bonson and Cedar Streets, “erected for the purpose of accommodating scholars of both sexes.” (More History)

Jefferson County Kenosha County La Crosse County Manitowoc County Marathon County Marinette County
  • University of Wisconsin, Marinette (founded in 1935)

    The Marinette campus began in 1935 when the University of Wisconsin Extension offered classes to 25 students in the old Marinette High School on Main Street. (More History)

Milwaukee County Outagamie Ozaukee County Pierce County
  • University of Wisconsin, River Falls (founded in 1875)
    Enrollment: 5,700

    The fourth State Normal School in Wisconsin and the first in the northwestern part of the state. Its first building was dedicated on Sept. 2, 1875. (More History)

Portage County Richland County Rock County Rusk County Sauk County Sheboygan County Walworth County Washington County Waukesha County Winnebago County Wood County

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Assistant State Coordinator: Marcia Ann Kuehl

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