UWM Seal

Multiple Donors in honor of Henry Maier

The late Henry Maier earned his masters degree Political Science from UWM in 1964. Maier was elected to the Wisconsin State Senate in 1950. In 1960, he was elected Milwaukee’s Mayor where he served from 1960-1988, making him the longest-serving mayor in Milwaukee history.


To honor the legacy of Henry Maier, this fund was created to support a variety of initiatives related to the study of cities, particularly the City of Milwaukee. Funds are used to support educational events and student scholarships.