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Jul 19, 2022 | TCU Press Releases

Local students are able to transfer to larger institution upon graduation

KESHENA, WI – On Friday, June 3, UW-Madison representatives visited College of Menominee Nation’s main campus in Keshena. Interim Chancellor Scholz, Dean Robbins, Dr. Pelegri, and Director of Tribal Relations Bird Bear, were present for the execution of a renewal of a long-standing transfer contract between College of Menominee Nation (CMN) and UW-Madison.

This transfer contract allows CMN students in the Liberal Studies program to seamlessly transfer into UW-Madison based on specific criteria. All CMN credits transfer to UW-Madison, but are based on their intended program of study.

“The transfer contract shows a working partnership between our two institutions in the best interest of our students. This contract will serve as a pathway to creating more opportunities that will benefit our communities,” said Geraldine Sanapaw, College of Menominee Nation Chief Academic Officer.

CMN has had a long-standing relationship with UW-Madison. This transfer contract began in 2007 to illustrate the commitment of multiple institutions working together for the success of the students, communities, and economies of our state.

The College of Menominee Nation is a tribal Land Grant college chartered by the Menominee people. An accredited institution with 18 programs of study, CMN has two campuses. Its main campus is in Keshena, Wisconsin, with a second located in Green Bay, not far from the tribal lands of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin. More information about CMN can be found at

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