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Bernie L. Patterson

Bernie L. Patterson

Advisory Committee

Bernie L. Patterson became the 14th chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in July 2010. Patterson's career of service to higher education has included leadership both in public and private university settings. Prior to joining UW-Stevens Point, Patterson was Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Oklahoma City University, beginning in 2002. Patterson also served as a dean and assistant dean at two institutions in the University of Georgia System—Georgia College and State University, and Valdosta State University. Patterson holds a Ph.D. and a Master of Arts in criminology from State University of New York at Albany, an Education Specialist degree and a Master of Science from the University of Central Missouri, and a Bachelor of Science in Technology from Missouri Western State University. Patterson joined the WiSys Technology Foundation's Advisory Committee in April 2014.


Chancellor, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point