Douglas C. Jirovetz is an alumnus of UW Oshkosh, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics in 1967 and a Master of Business Administration degree in 1978. Doug worked at UW Oshkosh in various data processing and information system departments for over 29 years before his retirement in 2000. After retiring, he continued to support the University through work in the Learning in Retirement program and served on the Board of Directors of the UW Oshkosh Credit Union. Doug also served on the UW Oshkosh Alumni Association Board of Directors from 2009 to 2015. Doug passed away in 2016.
Doug was a strong believer in the value of a good education. To reinforce this belief, he established the Douglas C. Jirovetz Scholarship in 2003.