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UWO Former Chancellor, Vice Chancellor Face Criminal Charges

OSHKOSH, Wis. (WFRV) - The Wisconsin department of Justice has filed criminal charges against former UW-Oshkosh Chancellor Richard Wells and former Vice-Chancellor of Administrative Services and CBO Thomas Sonnleiter.

The charges are connected to the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Foundation financial issues and real estate projects.

You can view the the statement by the UW System and Board of Regents here.

Current UW-Oshkosh Chancellor Andy Leavitt,

I know the circumstances surrounding this matter can be concerning for students, faculty, staff, alumni and university partners.

However, together we will continue to exemplify resilience through stewardship.

We all care about this institution’s mission, reputation and future, and we are moving forward.

We remain focused on transforming lives through learning, teaching, research, service and support at UW Oshkosh.

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