1. UW System President Cross, Regents President Millner on May 2 UW-Madison Faculty Senate resolution

    President Ray Cross: “While I respect the right of the UW-Madison Faculty Senate to voice its concerns, I disagree with the resolution approved today. As president of the System and a faculty member, it is critically important that I advocate for UW-Madison and all UW System institutions. My role also requires me to work in

  2. UW System weighs in on FLSA changes

    A joint letter on behalf of University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross and all 14 UW System Chancellors requests that the White House and Office of Management and Budget reconsider proposed changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act regulations related to overtime compensation. As applied to the UW System, the proposed sharp increases to

  3. 140 students to showcase undergraduate research at 13th annual Posters in the Rotunda

    Exploring Snapchat as a dynamic tool for social exchange in persons with language impairment. The direct effect of cycling on neuromuscular control of running in triathletes. Monitoring carbon dioxide and methane levels above active and retired landfills. Those are just three of the undergraduate research and scholarly topics among the dozens that University of Wisconsin

  4. Regent President Millner calls for UW System task force to focus on ensuring quality college experience for all students (day 2 news summary)

    GREEN BAY, Wis. – Board of Regents President Regina Millner called Friday for the creation of a University of Wisconsin System task force to evaluate the overall college experience of UW students – with a particular focus on underrepresented minority students. The task force will also be asked to provide recommendations for improvements, as needed.

  5. UW System Regent President announces task force to examine underrepresented minority students’ experiences

    GREEN BAY, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents President Regina Millner called Friday for the creation of a UW System task force to evaluate the overall college experience of UW students – with a particular focus on underrepresented minority students. The task force will also be asked to provide recommendations for improvements,

  6. “News from around the UW System”

    Report by President Ray Cross to the Board of Regents UW-Green Bay has had several reasons to dance over the last month, a couple of which you may have heard about. Both the men’s and women’s basketball teams were named Horizon League champions and earned an invitation to NCAA Tournament. This marked the first time since

  7. Regents updated on student health, well-being and safety factors that impact college success (day 1 news summary)

    GREEN BAY, Wis. – Student success in college is impacted by a myriad of factors, including student health, well-being and safety, according to a report presented Thursday to the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents. “It is a vital part of our commitment to students in the UW System that we meet their needs both

  8. UW System President Ray Cross on Board of Regents Education Committee approval of UW-Madison tenure policies

    “The UW-Madison faculty tenure policies and procedures approved today by the Board of Regents Education Committee protect the principles of academic freedom and sustain the University’s standing in a competitive, global marketplace for faculty expertise. I appreciate the efforts of Chancellor Blank, Provost Mangelsdorf and the UW-Madison faculty in helping develop a policy that comports

  9. Regents to honor winners of 2016 Academic Staff Awards for Excellence

    MADISON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents will honor this year’s recipients of the Academic Staff Awards for Excellence at its regular board meeting April 8 in Green Bay. This is the UW System’s highest recognition bestowed on members of its academic staff. “This year’s award winners represent the outstanding commitment

  10. UW System President Cross thanks Senate for passage of College Affordability package

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross thanked the Wisconsin Senate for passage today of the College Affordability legislative package. The College Affordability bills approved by the Senate provide better and clearer information to inform students of their debt commitments and offer small, targeted micro-grants to assist students at the two-year UW