Roter appointed UW-Oshkosh interim chancellor

Petra Roter (University of Wisconsin System)
Petra Roter (University of Wisconsin System)

OSHKOSH - It's now known who will temporarily lead the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh when Chancellor Richard Wells retires this summer.

University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross announced Wednesday that UW-Oshkosh Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Petra Roter will serve as interim chancellor.

Wells officially retires on Aug. 31. Roter will take over immediately thereafter and will serve in that role until the new UW-Oshkosh chancellor takes office.

UW-Oshkosh Dean of Students Sharon Kipetz will assume the role as interim vice chancellor for student affairs while Roter serves as interim chancellor.