1. 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 […]

  2. 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 […]

  3. UW-Platteville, UW-Oshkosh listening sessions draw local leaders

    More strong participation involving community K-12, local government and business leaders characterized recent listening sessions hosted at UW-Platteville and UW-Oshkosh. Interested participants joined University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross and facilitators to provide their input and insights at the strategic planning sessions. The listening sessions were the third and fourth stops in a statewide […]

  4. Strong turnout, valuable dialogue at UW-Green Bay listening sessions

    Leaders from education communities and organizations throughout northeastern Wisconsin and the state joined University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross and facilitators at two September 15 strategic planning listening sessions hosted at UW-Green Bay. The listening sessions were the second stop in a statewide series of 14, scheduled at nine different UW System campuses. The strategic planning process […]

  5. Highlights from first listening sessions at UW-La Crosse

    Strong turnout and robust conversation drove the UW System’s first strategic planning listening sessions at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse on Sept. 1. For coverage of the listening sessions, which included a session focused on health care, please see these media stories: UW System in La Crosse to discuss new strategic plan, WKBT-TV, Sept. 1 […]

  6. UW System seeks statewide input in developing its new strategic plan

    MADISON – The University of Wisconsin System is hitting the road to listen to the people. As part of developing a new strategic plan, the University is asking for input on how the UW System can be even more responsive to the needs of Wisconsin and its residents. At 14 listening sessions to be held […]

  7. What is a listening session?

    Listening sessions are opportunities for the public to provide input on specific issues that will be addressed as part of the UW System’s new strategic plan. A facilitator will guide the conversation based on a series of questions and keep a record of the responses. Those responses will be tabulated and used to help inform the development of a strategic plan.