History of UW-Eau Claire

Our Campus History

The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire has a rich history of more than a hundred years, having opened its doors as an educator of teachers in September 1916. Visit our Centennial Site for event information and help us celebrate our centennial year!

Centennial Book Information

The centennial book: "Building Excellence: University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 1916-2016" by Robert J. Gough and James W. Oberly, is available for purchase online at the UW-Eau Claire Bookstore.

Centennial Book Resources

Unearth More UW-Eau Claire History

Learn more about UW-Eau Claire history with these resources:

UWEC History Resources
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