The Office of General Counsel provides information on the Wisconsin Public Records Law, requesting and responding to records requests, and the internal management of public records. For more information, click on the relevant menu item below and find links to the Wisconsin Department of Justice Compliance Guide for the Wisconsin Public Records Law and other resources.

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University of Wisconsin System Legal Records Custodians

Pursuant to Wis. Stat. § 19.33(4), record keeping authorities must designate a records custodian who is to respond to requests for public records. Members of the public may obtain information and access to or copies of UW System records by making a request of the records custodian. The designated records custodians for UW System are:

Institution Records Custodian Email Address
Board of Regents Jane Radue jradue@uwsa.edu
UW Colleges Steve Wildeck steve.wildeck@uwex.uwc.edu
UW-Extension Steve Wildeck steve.wildeck@uwex.uwc.edu
UW-Eau Claire Teresa O’Halloran ohallote@uwec.edu
UW-Green Bay Christopher Paquet paquetc@uwgb.edu 
UW-La Crosse Robin Tuxen rtuxen@uwlax.edu
UW-Madison Lisa Hull lisa.hull@wisc.edu
UW-Milwaukee Julie Kipp public-records@uwm.edu
UW-Oshkosh Kate McQuillan mcquillk@uwosh.edu
UW-Parkside John Jaraczewski john.jaraczewski@uwp.edu
UW-Platteville Paul Erickson ericksop@uwplatt.edu
UW-River Falls Elizabeth Frueh elizabeth.frueh@uwrf.edu
UW-Stevens Point Robert Manzke rob.manzke@uwsp.edu
UW-Stout Doug Mell melld@uwstout.edu
UW-Superior Miranda Sve msve@uwsuper.edu
UW System Administration Stephanie Marquis universityrelations@uwsa.edu
UW-Whitewater Sara Kuhl kuhls@uww.edu

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University of Wisconsin System Administration: Public Records Notice

Wis. Stat. § 19.34(2) Public Records Notice

The University of Wisconsin System Administration is created and exists pursuant to Chapter 36 of the Wisconsin Statutes.  The University of Wisconsin System Administration is governed by the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin and is directed by the President of the University of Wisconsin System.  See  Wis. Stat. § 36.09(2).  The University of Wisconsin System Administration assists the Board and the President in establishing and implementing policies related to educational programs, financial, and physical-plant development of the University of Wisconsin System.

 

The University of Wisconsin System Administration has designated a Custodian of Public Records to meet its obligations under Wisconsin public records laws.  Members of the public may obtain information and access to or copies of public records by making a request of the Records Custodian during regular office hours of Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.:

Stephanie Marquis
University of Wisconsin System Administration
1740 Van Hise Hall, 1220 Linden Dr.
Madison, WI 53706
universityrelations@uwsa.edu
608-263-1700

The University of Wisconsin System Administration may bill requesters $.25 for each copy made, but will not charge reproduction costs for electronic copies of records that exist in electronic format.  A location fee may be charged if the cost to locate the record(s) in question is $50.00 or more.  Location fees will be calculated at the hourly salary and benefit rate for the lowest-paid employee capable of performing the task.  No fee will be charged for the cost of reviewing records for possible redaction or removal of confidential information.  Requests which exceed a total cost of $5.00 may require prepayment.  All requests will be processed as soon as practicable and without delay.

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Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System: Public Records Notice

Wis. Stat. § 19.34(2) Public Records Notice

The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System is created by Wis. Stat. § 15.91, and vested with primary responsibility for governance of the University of Wisconsin System pursuant to Wis. Stat. § 36.09.

The Board of Regents has designated a Custodian of Public Records in order to meet its obligations under Wisconsin public records laws.  Members of the public may obtain information and access to or copies of the Board’s public records by making a request of the Records Custodian during regular office hours of Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.:

Ms. Jane Radue
Executive Director and Corporate Secretary
Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System
1860 Van Hise Hall
1220 Linden Dr.
Madison, WI 53706
Primary email address: board@uwsa.edu

The Board of Regents may bill requesters $.25 for each copy made, but will not charge reproduction costs for electronic copies of records that exist in electronic format.  A location fee may be charged if the cost to locate the record(s) in question is $50.00 or more.  Location fees will be calculated at the hourly salary and benefit rate for the lowest-paid employee capable of performing the task.  No fee will be charged for the cost of reviewing records for possible redaction or removal of confidential information.  Requests which exceed a total cost of $5.00 may require prepayment.  All requests will be processed as soon as practicable and without delay.

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