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What they’re saying about Paula Bonner

February 20, 2017

“I can’t think of anyone who has been a more passionate supporter of UW–Madison than Paula. She has been — and will always be — one of this campus’s greatest ambassadors.”

Mike Knetter, president and CEO, Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association

“On behalf of Badgers here and around the world, I want to thank Paula for her undying loyalty and support for UW–Madison. Her hard work, enthusiasm, and passion have helped to build support for this institution over four decades. She will be greatly missed.”

Rebecca Blank, chancellor, UW–Madison

“Paula is leaving us an enduring legacy of alumni around the world who are engaged with the university and with each other. It would be hard to overstate the impact of her energy and leadership on everything she touched, from athletics to the alumni association and beyond.”

Jeff Wiesner, vice chair, Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association Board of Directors

“Congratulations to Paula, whose contributions to UW–Madison are already legendary. In her creativity, her dedication to the UW, her humor, her vision and her warmth, she is the very essence of Badger spirit.”

Carolyn (Biddy) Martin, president, Amherst College; former chancellor, UW–Madison

“Paula has been a unique asset to the university and the alumni community. She has focused on continual improvement of WAA, and by doing so, has expanded the number of alumni who are engaged with their alma mater and improved the quality of that engagement.”

Tim Higgins, member, UW System Board of Regents