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1638, 17 Dec 18

UW Whitewater Chancellor Resigns

Well, it’s about time. We still haven’t gotten to the bottom of her involvement in giving her husband access and opportunity to abuse the university’s employees.

WHITEWATER (WKOW) — UW-Whitewater Chancellor Beverly Kopper today announced she has submitted her resignation and will step down at the end of the year.

The UW Board of Regents recently denied a raise to Kopper, whose husband was banned from the Whitewater campus this summer and stripped of an honorary, unpaid position after an investigation concluded he had sexually harassed female employees.

The UW System opened another investigation into Kopper’s husband in September after at least one more woman came forward.


1638, 17 December 2018


  1. Kevin Scheunemann

    I agree.

    This liberal corruption stood for too long!

  2. dad29

    She was forced out, but will remain on UW’s payroll as a Psych prof.

    Yah, no small irony there.  Dumbest woman on the campus.

  3. jjf

    Liberal corruption?  Uhm, more like Ray Cross giving hand-outs to loyal chancellors who go along with the WisGOP plan.

  4. dad29

    Cross is a spineless bureaucrat, useless as tits on a bull.  I don’t care who his friends are, the guy should be keelhauled and left on the ocean to fend for himself.

    And the battle-axe at UW-W should be given a helicopter ride in the Argentina mode.

  5. jjf

    Yeah, but Cross is the one carrying out the WisGOP plan to dismantle the UW.  He’s the one who rewards the chancellors who play ball and don’t complain.  You can’t blame him on da libruls.

  6. dad29

    The WisGOP plan to dismantle the UW system is a good one, since in 20 years or so there will only be enough students for 5 campuses.

    Complete wastes of money now?  Stevens Point, LaX, Kenosha, Green Bay, and Superior.

    Nuke ’em.

  7. Le Roi du Nord


    Could you share your criteria for picking the ones you feel are a complete waste of money?

  8. jjf

    Let’s see, 8600 at UW-SP, 10500 at UW-LC, 4100 at UW-P, 6800 at UW-GB, 2600 at UW-S…  we’ll just tell ~24,000 students to find somewhere else to go.  That’s half a UW-Madison.

    And that’s not even counting the two-year colleges that Walker and Cross are trying to strangle, leaving their counties stuck with the properties.  Nor is it counting all the jobs there.

    What’s your plan for replacement, Dad29?  Or do you just like saying “nuke ’em”?

  9. dad29

    I like saying “nuke ’em.”

    Given the national needs, make them  all into voc-tech schools.  The grads will earn more money than if they were in Lib Arts (and nobody actually studies Lib Arts anymore.)

  10. jjf

    Do you think voc-tech schools are cheaper to run than other schools?

    “National needs”?  What do you mean?

  11. Jason

    Jif. It’s not hard to look up annual tuition for UW vs MATC (Madison Area Tech College) and see that MATC is about 1/3 annual tuition. But hey wouldn’t want your fat ass to strain a muscle doing actual research.

  12. jjf

    Jason, I think the insults do not make your argument stronger.  What did I say to give you the impression I wanted to compare tuition?

    I asked a simple question.  In this case, I didn’t know the answer in advance.  My question was aimed at Dad29.  Does he think the voc-tech schools are cheaper to run?

    Comparisons might be complex, as you’re comparing apples and oranges.  The tech schools don’t do research or attract Federal funding for research in the same ways as the universities.  They also tend to only draw students from their regions.  I would also imagine that Dad29 doesn’t like the way the tech schools have their own tax levy power.

    Dad29 seems to be claiming that Wisconsin would be better-off by closing several named UW schools and replacing them with voc-tech schools.  He claims voc-tech grads will make more money than liberal arts majors.  He’s capable of showing his work, I’m sure.  Do you think his claims are true, and in what ways?

    Here’s the Blackhawk Tech budget.

    Do you just want to look at costs?  A budget of $30.4 million for 1,500 full-time equivalent students, if I’m reading it right, with a headcount of 5,821.  Rough numbers, that’s $20,326 per FTE or $5,821 per head.

  13. dad29

    Let me help you, Foustie.

    Answer the question:  cui bono,  the student or the faculty?

    Once you have that answer, you’ll understand.  Maybe.

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