100 Women Wall of Honor
About100 Women Wall of Honor

B. Ann Neviaser

B. Ann Neviaser (MS 1985 Consumer Science) served on the School’s Board of Visitors from 1996-2003, at which time she became an emeritus member. She is president of Neviaser Investments, Inc., which owns and manages hotels and commercial real estate. She has served her community in many ways, often in leadership positions including for the Wisconsin Higher Education Aids Board, the Edgewood College Board of Trustees, the Madison Rotary Foundation, the Wisconsin Psychology Examining Board, and the Wisconsin Medical Examining Board. She served over eight years on the Dane County Board and was the first woman to chair its Finance Committee. Speaking about her 100 Women Campaign gift, Ann noted that the new Human Ecology building should include space for research in areas that may not even have been discovered yet, as well as for ongoing programs. A UW Bascom Hill Society member, Ann has provided philanthropic leadership for the Dean’s Office renovation and supported publication of the book, The Challenge of Constantly Changing Times: From Home Economics to Human Ecology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1903 – 2003, by Consumer Science Professor Rima Apple.