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DA Leonard

DA Leonard earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1969 from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee College of Letters & Science. He was born in Milwaukee and had an extensive career working for Milwaukee County and the Federal Government in social service and accounting roles.


DA has created several scholarships at UWM to honor and support the people and issues for which he is passionate: the Leonard Family Anthropology Fellowship, the Ross-Leonard Scholarship, the DA Leonard Film Scholarship, and the W. Michael Ross Scholarship. Supporting DA’s decision to provide support for UWM is his husband, W. Michael Ross ‘99, UWM College of Letters & Science.