1. 2020FWD Strategic Framework Report Card

    Information is now published about the process and progress regarding each area of the 2020FWD framework. Visit the 2020FWD Report Card page for more details.

  2. New Website Connects Wisconsin Employers to UW Student Talent

    The UW System announces the launch of its Career Connect website that connects Wisconsin employers with students for internships, job shadowing, and potential careers.  Career Connect was created in-house to help students get experience in their chosen field, while employers have the opportunity to capitalize on the talent at UW institutions. “This is a win-win-win […]

  3. Regents Millner & Behling: UW System is the state’s best return on investment

    As Regents, we have a strong responsibility to keep the University of Wisconsin System affordable and accessible for Wisconsin families. We feel just as strongly about protecting the quality and excellence for which the UW System is known the world over. The reasons for ensuring this are compelling. Wisconsin benefits when UW graduates choose to […]

  4. Regents Approve UW System’s 2020FWD Strategic Framework Focused on Affordability, Excellence, and Developing Tomorrow’s Workforce

    MADISON, WI — Today, the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents approved the UW System’s strategic framework, 2020FWD: Moving Wisconsin and the World Forward. UW System President Ray Cross told the board the framework is designed to provide strategic direction for the UW System in four key areas:  the educational pipeline, the university experience, […]

  5. UW System Announces 2020FWD Initiatives Focused on Affordability, Excellence and Developing Tomorrow’s Workforce

    The University of Wisconsin System announces release of its 2020FWD: Moving Wisconsin and the World Forward strategic framework, which outlines initiatives to help keep college affordable for Wisconsin families and develop the workforce the state will need in the future.  It will reinvigorate the state’s economy and enhance the lives of the people of Wisconsin. […]

  6. President Cross: Now is the Time to Stand with Your UW

    Over the last nine months, UW System leaders and I held listening sessions around the state, surveying the public, and meeting with focused stakeholder groups about the future of Wisconsin. What did we hear? First and foremost, the people of Wisconsin are proud of the University of Wisconsin System. That emotion was universal and heartfelt. People are […]

  7. Photo Gallery: Scenes from Strategic Planning Sessions

    We snapped quite a few photos of our Strategic Plan listening, stakeholder-group and expert sessions as they were happening over the last several months. Here is a gallery capturing the array of important meetings throughout Wisconsin involving hundreds of faculty, staff, students, citizens, legislators, business and nonprofit leaders and other stakeholders who joined us to […]

  8. Expert groups help refine, advance strategic plan priorities

    MADISON, Wis. – From the start, the University of Wisconsin System strategic planning effort has been described as a funnel, a process designed to capture and narrow down an early and widespread array of ideas from stakeholders throughout the state. The first two months of 2016 were busy, as stakeholder groups and six expert groups […]

  9. Statewide survey leads Phase Two of UW System strategic planning process

    MADISON, Wis. – With a listening session tour of the state complete, Phase Two of the University of Wisconsin System’s strategic planning process is about to launch, and, once again, it is driven by public input. Today, the UW System is launching an open, online survey gauging public opinion on the common ideas identified through […]

  10. UW-Superior, UW-Eau Claire listening sessions solidify key state needs, themes

    The deeper UW System leaders venture into their series of strategic planning listening sessions around the state, the stronger the common themes they are hearing from community leaders, business owners, and other stakeholders. “Part of strategic planning is to understand what the stakeholders want and how you fit into that,” UW System President Ray Cross […]