Press Release

June 29, 2021

Connie Putland, Assistant Chief Human Resources Officer at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, to Serve as Chair of CUPA-HR’s Midwest Region Board of Directors

Connie Putland, assistant chief human resources officer at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, has been selected to serve as chair of the Midwest Region board of directors of the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) for the 2021-22 fiscal year. She will begin her term on July 1.

Putland has served on the Midwest Region board of directors for three years. She also served as the president and treasurer of association’s Wisconsin Chapter.



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