Recent News

  • Beverly A. Kopper named new chancellor of UW-Whitewater

    May 26, 2015

    MADISON, Wis. – Beverly A. Kopper has been named the next chancellor of the University of Wisconsin–Whitewater. The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents today approved Kopper’s appointment, following the recommendation made by a selection committee. Kopper will step into her new leadership post on July 1, 2015. Kopper has served as provost and

  • UW System honors students for essays on the value of liberal education

    May 18, 2015

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Raymond Cross has announced three undergraduate student winners of the annual UW System Liberal Arts Essay Scholarship Competition. Now in its 10th year, the competition was established to support and promote student learning and liberal education throughout the state’s public university system. This year’s essay prompt invited

  • UW-Whitewater chancellor finalists named

    May 1, 2015

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross today announced five finalists for the position of chancellor at UW-Whitewater. A 21-member search and screen committee, chaired by Dr. Paul Ambrose, an Associate Professor of Information Technology and Supply Chain Management, recommended the slate of finalists to Cross and a special committee of the

  • 130 students to showcase undergraduate research at 12th Posters in the Rotunda

    April 20, 2015

    The impact of exercise on balance in the aging population. The blurring line between human and artificial intelligence. The value of opera-outreach to young children getting their first taste of the genre and maybe even theatre itself. Those are just three of the undergraduate research and scholarly topics among the dozens that University of Wisconsin

  • Six UW System faculty selected to lead grant project focused on student success

    April 16, 2015

    MADISON, Wis. – Faculty leaders will work with educators across the University of Wisconsin System and the country to make student learning outcomes and proficiencies key measures of student success, leading to students who are better prepared for lives of work, civic engagement, and personal and social responsibility. Six UW System faculty members have been

  • Statement by Ray Cross, President, UW System, on budget errata

    April 13, 2015

    The Governor’s errata makes a number of welcome corrections to his budget proposal, including several key aspects of the public authority proposal and the preservation of the Wisconsin Idea. We appreciate his willingness to address these items. We are working with the legislature in a new spirit of openness, dialogue, and partnership to reduce the

  • Regents approve selected tuition increases, recognize UW System’s outstanding teachers (news summary)

    April 10, 2015

    WAUKESHA – To bring its rates closer to competitive market rates, the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents on Friday ratified targeted tuition increases for non-resident, graduate, and professional programs at selected institutions. At the meeting hosted by UW-Waukesha, the Regents approved tuition increases in selected non-resident, graduate, and professional programs at eight institutions:

  • “News from Around the UW System”

    April 10, 2015

    At this time, I’d like to share some news from around the UW System. There is a lot of good work being done, and we all can take pride in that. Researchers at UW-River Falls are advancing the field of cancer research. Biology professor and Regent Scholar Timothy Lyden’s project builds a “living biopsy” of

  • President Cross: Flexibilities endure with accountability (news summary)

    April 9, 2015

    WAUKESHA – University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross told the Board of Regents Thursday that there is significant momentum in UW System Administration and legislative efforts to seek a reduction in the Governor’s proposed budget cut and growing support for a dedicated funding structure. “I think we’re on the right track,” Cross said. The

  • Regents honor outstanding UW System teachers

    March 24, 2015

    MADISON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents will honor two professors and one academic program for their outstanding achievements in teaching, when they bestow the UW System’s highest recognition for members of its faculty and academic staff on April 10. “These outstanding teachers set an especially high bar for innovation and