1. Three Bills Affecting UW Signed into Law

    On Thursday, November 21, Governor Tony Evers signed AB 38- University of Wisconsin research contracts into law as Act 36. The bill will streamline the process by which UW System faculty members can enter into research contracts involving the university and an organization with which the same faculty members are connected. Currently, if a university […]

  2. Recap of Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges event

    The UW System facilitated an event with the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) on November 21 at the Fluno Center in Madison. The full-day workshop explored the unique missions of foundations and affiliated organizations and national trends surrounding these organizations.  Some of the topics covered were: History of Foundations and National […]

  3. All In Wisconsin tour visits UW-Eau Claire and UW-Stout

    President Ray Cross, Regent President Drew Petersen, and Regents Jason Plante, Cris Peterson, Edmund Manydeeds III, and Karen Walsh joined UW-Eau Claire Chancellor Jim Schmidt and UW-Stout Interim Chancellor Patrick Guilfoile on Wednesday, November 20, for a series of events at UW-Eau Claire for the seventh stop of UW System’s All In Wisconsin tour. The […]

  4. Public Hearing on SB 496- ID Card Info

    On Tuesday, November 19, the Senate Committee on Education held a public hearing on SB 496– requiring that student identification cards include contact information for suicide prevention hotlines. The Assembly companion bill has already passed the Assembly with Amendment 1, and we expect the Senate version to continue to move through the Senate with the […]

  5. Young Americans’ Views on the Value of Higher Education

    The Associated Press- NORC Center of Public Affairs Research recently released the report Young Americans’ Views On The Value of Higher Education, which explores young adult and teen views on the value and cost of higher education and how prepared students feel going into their post-secondary pathway. The study also highlights concerns about college affordability and […]

  6. All In Wisconsin Tour- UW-Eau Claire & UW- Stout on Nov. 20

    Next stop for the All In Wisconsin tour will be UW-Eau Claire and UW-Stout on Wednesday, November 20, 2019. The joined event will showcase the incredible value these universities provide for students, families, and taxpayers of the area. The event will involve meetings with business and community leaders, direct engagement with students, and media opportunities […]

  7. Event on Best Practices for Foundation Management and Oversight- Nov. 21

    The UW System is facilitating this event with the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges on November 21 from 10am-2pm at The Fluno Center in Madison to learn the best practices for foundation management and oversight. UW employees interested in learning more on this topic are invited, but must register. Find out more […]

  8. UW System and WEDC introduce new online internship resource

    President Ray Cross and Missy Hughes, Secretary and CEO of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC),  met on Tuesday, November 12 in Eau Claire. They unveiled a new online resource to help businesses establish internship programs. The online toolkit will help businesses that may want to set up an internship program, but lack the resources […]

  9. Assembly Session- November 12 session recap

    The Assembly held a floor session on Tuesday, November 12, and considered AB 38-University of Wisconsin Research Contracts including  Senate Amendment 1. The bill has been enrolled and goes to the Governor for his signature. This will be a positive change to make the process for approving certain research contracts on all campuses more efficient, […]

  10. Return on Investment Tool

    Are you interested in learning what the return on investment is for a student attending your institution? Georgetown University released a report that attempts to captures the return on investment for all higher education intuitions in the Unites States. Using data from the expanded College Scorecard, A First Try at ROI: Ranking 4,500 Colleges report ranks […]