UW System Clipsheet

September 16, 2005

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On Campus

"UW acts to fire two professors, still pays one," Wisconsin State Journal, Sept. 16.

UW-Madison moves to terminate professors convicted of felonies and will place one on leave pending full due process of law.

Related: "Professor convicted of felony removed from work-release job," St. Paul Pioneer Press, Sept. 16.

"Magazine ranks UW-Madison tops in research," WisBusiness, Sept. 16.

Washington Monthly puts UW-Madison above MIT, Michigan, and Stanford as the No. 4 research university in the country.

Read the report: http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/features/2005/0509.collegeguide.html

"UWSP brings first female chancellor on board," Marshfield News Herald, Sept. 16.

Chancellor Linda Bunnell outlines her vision for UW-Stevens Point's future during official installation.

Related: "Chancellor of UWSP talks about making connections," Stevens Point Journal, Sept. 16.

"New chancellor describes vision, plans," River Falls Journal, Sept. 16.

UW-River Falls Chancellor Don Betz highlights the university's goals to boost the state's economy.

"UWGB students answer chancellor’s stamp act," Green Bay Press-Gazette, Sept. 16.

UW-Green Bay's decision not to allow an art display in a campus exhibition draws protest from students.

"UW-Waukesha dean finalists to visit next week," Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Sept. 16.

Dean finalists will meet face-to-face with the UW-Waukesha community and offer their vision for the future of the campus.

"UWGB bids goodbye to Bayfest after 25 years," Green Bay Press-Gazette, Sept. 16.

After 25 years of summer entertainment and $2.5 million raised for athletic scholarships, UW-Green Bay announces the end of fundraising festival.

State

"Synergy conference aims to help find solutions," Wisconsin Public Radio, Sept. 16.

Economic-development conference seeks to marshall efforts of those from higher education, businesses and government agencies working on solving state's challenges.

Listen: http://clipcast.wpr.org:8080/ramgen/wpr/news/news050915mw.rm

National

"Relevance of elite universities appears to be on the decline," Duluth News Tribune, Sept. 16.

UW-Madison ties with Harvard for the number of alumni employed as CEOs at the nation's most lucrative companies.