The University of Wisconsin-River Falls provides high quality, innovative, learner-centered, academic and professional development programs that respond to the changing professional, cultural, and social needs of lifelong learners. We are dedicated to offering quality programs that are practical, flexible and convenient, thus fostering a climate in which our students can thrive.
Our mission is to provide excellent learning experiences that respond to the needs of life-long learners.
In addition to the university’s core values, Outreach and Continuing Education has the following core values:
Responsiveness: We respond accurately and promptly to the needs of internal and external customers.
Academic Accessibility: We are dedicated to offering academic programs that are practical, flexible, and convenient, thus fostering a climate in which our students can thrive.
Sustainable and Self-Supporting: We offer programs that are sustainable and self-supporting in the long term. Our programs provide equitable and reasonable compensation for instructors and returns to management and investment. We use the resources at our disposal responsibly.
Work-Life Balance: We recognize and support, for our employees and customers, the importance of balancing professional and personal lives.
We work with a variety of organizations, companies, government offices and individuals to accomplish these goals. Here are a few of the partnerships that we have nurtured in recent years.
Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVCT) website
Communities in northwestern Wisconsin
Cooperative Education Service Agencies (CESA) 10 website
Cooperative Education Service Agencies (CESA) 11 website
K-12 school districts
Local chambers of commerce
Northern Lights Network website
Pierce County Economic Development Corporation
Small Business Development Center website
St. Croix Economic Development Corporation website
UW-System institutions website
West Central Wisconsin Regional Education Consortium website
Western Wisconsin Intergovernmental Coalition
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction website
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical Colleges (WITC) website
Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Director of Outreach
Outreach Program Manager
Outreach Program Specialist