Recent UW System News

  • UW-Green Bay Chancellor Search and Screen Committee named

    September 13, 2019

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross and Board of Regents President Andrew S. Petersen have finalized a 13-member Search and Screen Committee to help identify the next chancellor of the University of Wisconsin–Green Bay. In accordance with Regent Policy Document 6-4, the Search and Screen Committee is composed of 10 voting members, including […]

  • UW System brings All In Wisconsin tour to UW-River Falls

    September 12, 2019

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross and Regent Cris Peterson joined UW-River Falls Chancellor Dean Van Galen for a series of events at UW-River Falls today in the second stop of UW System’s All In Wisconsin tour, aimed at demonstrating the value the UW System brings to Wisconsin. “As a public university, it […]

  • UW Extended Campus to launch two online Master of Science programs in Applied Biotechnology and Information Technology Management

    The graduate programs are now accepting applications for the spring semester, which starts January 2020

    September 11, 2019

    MADISON, Wis.—UW Extended Campus, in partnership with several University of Wisconsin System campuses, will offer two new online Master of Science degrees in Applied Biotechnology and Information Technology Management, starting in January 2020. Applications are now being accepted for the degree programs, which were recently accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. “We’re thrilled to receive […]

  • UW System launches All In Wisconsin tour at UW-Parkside

    September 9, 2019

    MADISON, Wis.— University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross, Regent President Andrew S. Petersen, and Regent Janice Mueller joined UW-Parkside Chancellor Deborah Ford for a series of events at UW-Parkside today in the first stop of UW System’s All In Wisconsin tour, aimed at demonstrating the value the UW System brings to Wisconsin. “Wisconsin has […]

  • Cross names Sheryl L. Van Gruensven as interim chancellor of UW-Green Bay

    August 29, 2019

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross has named Sheryl L. Van Gruensven as the interim chancellor of UW-Green Bay. Van Gruensven is the institution’s vice chancellor for business and finance and has served in numerous roles at UW-Green Bay. “Sheryl is a well-regarded administrator and budget and finance specialist,” Cross said. […]

  • UW System President Ray Cross Statement on UW-Green Bay Chancellor Gary Miller

    Chancellor Miller named president of University of Akron

    August 14, 2019

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross issued this statement today: “Gary has been an effective leader as UW-Green Bay’s Chancellor, helping grow enrollment while elevating UW-Green Bay’s standing as a strong regional comprehensive institution within the UW System. His leadership was instrumental in developing and implementing mission changes that were responsive to […]

  • Anny Morrobel-Sosa named Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs

    August 6, 2019

    MADISON, Wis.— University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross today announced that Anny Morrobel-Sosa has accepted his offer to serve as Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs. She begins Oct. 1. Morrobel-Sosa is the president and founder of The Micaela Group, which assists universities in improving student success, closing achievement gaps, and strategic planning, […]

  • Aaron Seligman named Director of UW System’s Office of Educational Opportunity

    July 18, 2019

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross today announced the appointment of Aaron Seligman as the UW System’s new Director of the Office of Educational Opportunity (OEO), effective August 1. Seligman will lead the OEO in connecting students, families, professional educators, and community leaders with opportunities to create, operate, and attend public schools that […]

  • UW System promotes student success, drives Wisconsin economy

    By Andrew S. Petersen, President, Board of Regents, University of Wisconsin System

    July 15, 2019

    As the newly elected president of the Board of Regents, here’s my pledge: I will continue to be a tenacious advocate for the University of Wisconsin System. The UW System is Wisconsin’s economic driver, and the best investment our taxpayers can make. We are returning 23 dollars for every dollar invested in us. We are […]

  • Regent President Petersen calls for campaign to showcase UW System value (day 2 news summary)

    July 12, 2019

    MADISON, Wis. – Andrew (Drew) S. Petersen, the new President of the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents, announced Friday the launch of an aggressive, statewide campaign to spotlight and showcase the value for students, families and taxpayers that is provided by every institution of the University of Wisconsin System. “Starting in September, we […]