February 17, 2020  |  News & Events, Sad News, Timely Announcements


I share with you sad news from the School of Continuing Education. Mary Mulroy, a former Director of Grants and Special Projects in the School of Continuing Education, passed away on February 13, 2020.

Ms. Mulroy held a Master of Library Science degree from UW-Milwaukee. She worked in a variety of capacities at UWM, beginning in 1975. Most recently, she served as Director of Grants and Special Projects, and before that, she was the Marketing Director for the School of Continuing Education for about 14 years. Her career at UWM spanned over three decades before she retired, with emeritus status, in 2007.

Ms. Mulroy’s obituary is online. Services will take place on Tuesday, February 18. Family will greet friends from 1 to 2 p.m. at Feerick Funeral Home, 2025 E. Capitol Dr., in Shorewood. A service celebrating Mary’s life will take place at 2 p.m., with a reception immediately following.

Our condolences to Mary’s family, including her husband David, an Emeritus Professor of Classics at UWM, and to the many others whose lives she touched.

Take care,


Johannes Britz
Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs