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School of Business Alums Receive Woodrow Wilson Award

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

On May 17, at the Milwaukee Art Museum, School of Buisness alums, Ted Kellner and Sheldon Lubar, received the Woodrow Wilson awards for public service and corporate citizenship, respectively.

Kellner graduated from the Wisconsin School of Business in 1969 and is currently the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Fiduciary Management, an employee-owned money management firm.  He serves on the board of the UW Foundation, is president of the Wisconsin Alumni Association, and is president of the Wisconsin School of Business Board of Visitors.  He has also made a generous donation to the School of Business due to which, he is now a Wisconsin Naming Partner.

Lubar, like Kellner is also a Wisconsin Naming Partner.  He graduated from the School of Business in 1951. He is the Founder and Chairman of Lubar & Co., a private investment firm.  He has served on the UW Board of Regents as a member and also as president.

The Award for Public Service given to Kellner, is for those who have served with distinction in public life and have shown commitment to seeking out informed opinions and thoughtful views.

The Award for Corporate Citizenship given to Lubar,  is for those who, by their examples and their business practices, have shown a deep concern for the common good beyond the bottom line.

To read more about the awards and the banquet, click here