1. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update, May 14

    UW System President Ray Cross Memo “Here are the latest updates regarding the UW System’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.” –UW System President Ray Cross Read the memo: , Topics: Listening sessions for UW Shared Governance leaders on the UW System Blueprint Supreme Court Decision regarding “Safer at Home” Emergency Order Updated letter to Wisconsin’s […]

  2. Update on Joint Letter to Wisconsin’s Federal Delegation on COVID-19 Impact on UW System Campuses

    “On April 24, 2020, you received a letter signed by me and all the Chancellors of the University of Wisconsin System. The letter (attached) provided you with updated information regarding the unexpected costs and disruption to revenues experienced by our institutions as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as our cost savings efforts […]

  3. Joint Letter to Wisconsin’s Federal Delegation on Lipinski-Brooks Letter

    “On behalf of the UW System and the Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, we respectfully request that you co-sign the letter being circulated by Representatives Lipinski and Brooks urging House Leadership to provide critical relief for higher education institutions and our students in the upcoming COVID-19 response package.” –UW System President Ray Cross […]

  4. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update, May 8

    UW System President Ray Cross Memo “Good afternoon. Here are the latest updates regarding the UW System’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.” –UW System President Ray Cross Read the memo: , Topics: Blueprint for the UW System Beyond COVID-19 Interim policy on Criminal Background Checks Campus Snapshot Reminders on COVID-19 scams and employee assistance during […]

  5. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update, April 27

    UW System President Ray Cross Memo “Good afternoon.  I hope everyone had a good weekend.  Here are the latest updates regarding the UW System’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.” –UW System President Ray Cross Read the memo:   Topics: Interim policy on extension of carryover maximums for vacation, sick and compensatory time through June 30, […]

  6. Joint Letter to Wisconsin’s Federal Delegation on COVID-19 Impact on UW System Campuses

    “On behalf of the University of Wisconsin System, our students, faculty, and staff, thank you for your support of higher education through the CARES Act. At a time when we are all dealing with the consequences of the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, this support is valuable and appreciated. With that support, we continue to prioritize the […]

  7. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update, April 23

    UW System President Ray Cross Memo “Good afternoon. I have a few updates to share regarding the UW System’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.” –UW System President Ray Cross Read the memo: , Topics: New furloughs FAQs Internal Audit for FYI 2021 Additional signature authority and approval waiver Campus snapshot Reminder about Q&A link to […]

  8. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update, April 20

    UW System President Ray Cross Memo “Good afternoon. I have a couple of updates to share regarding the UW System’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. ” –UW System President Ray Cross Read the memo: Topics: Brief summary of UWSA furloughs Signature authority and approval waiver

  9. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update, April 16

    UW System President Ray Cross Memo “Good afternoon. I would like to share with you some important information regarding today’s UW System Board of Regents meeting.” –UW System President Ray Cross Read the memo: , Topics: Board of Regents approval of authority for UW System and UW-Madison to implement furloughs New furlough FAQ on website […]

  10. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update, April 13

    UW System President Ray Cross Memo “Good afternoon. We have some important new information and updates I’d like to share with you regarding the UW System’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.” –UW System President Ray Cross Read the memo: , Topics: Financial impacts from COVID-19 Changes to admission policies Waiver of emergency reserve/contingency fund Waiver […]

  11. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update, April 3

    UW System President Ray Cross Memo “Good afternoon. The following are the most recent updates regarding the UW System’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. ” –UW System President Ray Cross Read the memo: ,  Topics: Board of Regents Meeting April 2 Campus snapshot Capital Equipment Inventory extension Latest IT security reminder Interim leave policy correction […]

  12. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update, March 31

    UW System President Ray Cross Memo “Good afternoon.  The following are the most recent updates regarding the UW System’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. ”  –UW System President Ray Cross Read the memo: Topics: Interim COVID-19 leave Student worker income continuation Vacation carryover

  13. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update, March 30

    UW System President Ray Cross Memo “Good afternoon. I hope everyone was able to have an enjoyable weekend with their family and loved ones. I have several updates to share regarding the UW System’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. ”  –UW System President Ray Cross Read the memo: Topics: Administrative Transformation Program (ATP) Internal audits […]

  14. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update, March 25

    UW System President Ray Cross Memo “We have several updates to share regarding the UW System’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.”  –UW System President Ray Cross Read the memo: , Topics: Student privacy concerns Campus snapshot/comparison spreadsheet Additional IT security tips Interim policy action Special EAP webinar on COVID-19 reminder EOC notes reminder

  15. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update, March 24

    UW System President Ray Cross Memo “Good morning. I’d like to share a brief note about Governor Evers’ Stay At Home Executive Order  (Emergency Order #12).”  –UW System President Ray Cross Read the memo: Read the Emergency Order: Topics: Governor Evers’ Stay At Home Emergency Order (EO#12) and the most critical components for UW System […]

  16. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update, March 23

    UW System President Ray Cross Memo “Good afternoon, everyone. I would like to share the following updates and information regarding the UW System’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.” –UW System President Ray Cross Read the memo: Topics: UW System Federal Priorities Use of UWSA Facilities COVID-19 Exposure Reporting Requirements Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project […]

  17. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update, March 19

    UW System President Ray Cross Memo “Due to the unprecedented nature of this public health emergency and the strain it is putting on all of your institutions, we need to give you every tool we can, including advocating for and delivering regulatory relief and flexibility from state or federal law, Board of Regents policies, and […]

  18. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update, March 18

    UW System President Ray Cross Memo “We have several recent updates I want to share regarding the UW System’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. A number of your campuses or local health departments have raised concerns that the Wisconsin Department of Health Services Emergency Order #5 language relating to “Food Establishments,” applies to your campus […]

  19. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update, March 17

    UW System President Ray Cross Memo “I wanted to share the following updates and information regarding the UW System’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.” –UW System President Ray Cross Read the memo: Topics: Emergency Interim Policy regarding Leave and Workplace Flexibility Reminders of telecommuting details, suspension of interim short-term policy, etc. Social distance guidelines – […]

  20. UWSA Updates for March 14

    “The number of coronavirus COVID-19 cases continues to grow in Wisconsin and the U.S. As a result, President Trump has now declared a national emergency and Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers has ordered the closing of public and private schools. The UW System Administration is providing UWSA employees flexibility during this uncertainty. Effective immediately, UWSA employees […]