1. SBC Meeting- August 7, 2019 in Milwaukee

    The State of Wisconsin Building Commission will meet on Wednesday, August 7 at the State Fair Park Expo Center In Milwaukee. The Administrative Affairs Subcommittee will meet at 10:30 a.m.  The Higher Education Subcommittee will meet at 11:30 a.m.  The State Building Commission will meet at 1:30 p.m.  For more information, please see the full […]

  2. Rep. Shankland/Sen. Hansen bill package

    Rep. Katrina Shankland, (D-Stevens Point), and Sen. Dave Hansen, (D-Green Bay), introduced a series of bills that affect the UW System. You can learn more about each of the proposed bills by following the links below. LRB-3576 Memo UW Blue Ribbon Commission: This bill creates a Blue Ribbon Commission in the University of Wisconsin System. LRB-3666 Memo UW Funding: […]

  3. Rep. Murphy/Sen. Jacque bill package

    Rep. Dave Murphy, (R-Greenville), the chairman of the Assembly Colleges and Universities Committee, and Sen. André Jacque, (R-De Pere), introduced a series of bills that affect the UW System.  Follow the links below to learn more information on each proposed bill. LRB-3098 Memo UW Tuition: This bill creates a cohort tuition model and limits future tuition increases […]

  4. Speaker’s Task Force on Suicide Prevention- July 29 at UW Stevens Point

    The Assembly Speaker’s Task Force on Suicide Prevention held a Public Hearing on Monday, July 29. UW-Stevens Point hosted this meeting on campus, and a faculty member from UW-Extension was invited to speak.  Wisconsineye provided live coverage of the public hearing.

  5. Student Loan Task Force Meeting- July 23

    The Governor’s Student Loan Refinancing Task Force will meet at the Milwaukee Public Library – Washington Park Branch on Tuesday, July 23 from 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. This is the second in a series of state-wide meetings of the Student Loan Refinancing Task Force, which is being led by Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions Secretary-Designee […]

  6. Badgers United Panel Discussion

    Badgers United, an organization founded by Wisconsin residents who recognize University of Wisconsin-Madison’s sizeable economic impact on the state, is hosting a panel discussion on the health of UW-Madison and the institution’s statewide economic impact. See event flyer for more information. To learn more about Badgers United, please visit their webpage at: https://badgersunited.org/

  7. Feedback requested on biennial budget

    The State Relations and Communication teams are in the process of collecting feedback on advocacy efforts related to the biennial budget. In addition to Chancellor feedback, we want to hear from you! Please take a few minutes to fill out this brief survey on how we can build upon our advocacy efforts for the remaining […]

  8. UW System Accountability Dashboards

    The UWS Accountability Dashboards have been updated and are complete for the 2018-2019 Academic Year. Although all of the accountability measures are important, highlights include the 2018 Alumni location data (updated every three years), the 2017-2018 Financial Aid data, and measures of the overall Financial Health of our institutions. These areas have been the subject […]

  9. UW Green Bay and UWO- Fox Cities assist in storm recovery efforts

    Repairs are underway after a weekend of severe thunderstorms, tornadoes and floods caused damage and power outages throughout Wisconsin. Some of the hardest hit areas were in and around Stevens Point, Wabeno and Green Bay. Governor Tony Evers declared a statewide state of emergency, directing all state agencies to provide assistance and authorizing the National […]

  10. WI Council on Physical Disabilities

    The WI Council on Physical Disabilities met for their quarterly meeting on Thursday, July 18 in Madison. Jeff Buhrandt, Senior Director for State Relations, joined the council as a UW System liaison. Among the topics of discussion were updates on Technology Accessibly Efforts at UW campuses as well as Academic Student support efforts for providing […]